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04 March 2015

1906 – Orange Hall, Scarva, Co. Down

Architect: Hobart & Heron Large Orange Hall designed by Henry Hobart of Hobart & Heron, and constructed in 1906.

04 March 2015

1904 – Signal Cabin, Ballymena, Co. Antrim

Architect: Berkeley Deane Wise A fine example of Wise’s work for the Belfast and Northern Counties Railway is this signal cabin on the island platform at Ballymena railway station. The original station buildings...

04 March 2015

1902 – Railway Station, Antrim, Co. Antrim

Architect: Berkeley Deane Wise Designed by Berkeley Deane Wise for the Belfast and Northern Counties Railway, and constructed 1901-02. The main station building resembled a double-fronted mock-tudor house, but masked extensive platforms and...

03 March 2015

1790 – Market House, Hillsborough, Co. Down

Architect: James McBlain The former Market house is a charming building of three blocks pyramidally arranged. The lower building houses two rectangular sections at each end, each three bays long. One of these...

03 March 2015

1795 – Market House, Ballynahinch, Co. Down

Described in Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of Ireland as ” There is a large court-house in the square, built by Lord Moira in 1795, but now in a dilapidated state.” After lying derelict for...

03 March 2015

1895 – Whitla Street Fire Station, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: J.C. Bretland Demolished in the early 1970s for a modern replacement, after the area was cleared for a motorway. Josiah Corbett Bretland was Borough surveyor of Belfast between 1884-1903. As city surveyor...

02 March 2015

1930s – Lyric Cinema, Glentworth Street, Limerick

Situated on Glentworth Street and on the site of a former Masonic Hall, closed in 1976. The building was demolished in 1981.

01 March 2015

1963 – Aldergrove Airport, Belfast, Co. Antrim

A former RAF station, in July 1959 the decision was made to move civil flights to Aldergrove to take advantage of the large airfield and this took place in October 1963. A new...

26 February 2015

1935 – Savoy Cinema, Bedford Row, Limerick

Architect: Leslie C. Norton The Savoy Cinema was designed by English architect Leslie C. Norton with an Art Deco exterior and atmospheric interior The Savoy featured both live stage shows as well as...