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Architecture of Dublin City

23 June 2010

1750 – Dominick Street, Dublin

This was developed by the Dominick family in the 1750s and for a time was very fashionable with some fine house being developed. The street went into terminal decline after the Act of...

10 June 2010

1750 – No.5 South Leinster Street, Dublin

Beautifully restored in 2007/08, this fine Georgian building with later Victorian external details adjoins and is surrounded by the National Gallery of Ireland wing by Benson + Forsyth. Originally intended to be demolished,...

09 June 2010

1750 – No.6 South Leinster Street, Dublin

A Georgian house from around 1750, this building now contains offices. Maintained in good condition, the interior has a fine staircase and entrance hall.

02 April 2010

1750s – Marino House, Clontarf, Co. Dublin

The home of James Caulfeild, 1st Earl of Charlemont, who was responsible for hiring William Chambers to design the nearby Casino on the estate. Lord Charlemont was well known for his love of...

05 February 2010

1751 – Aras an Uachtarain, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: John Ensor Aras an Uachtarain is the Official Residence of the President of Ireland, and was formerly the Viceregal Lodge until independence in 1922. The original house was built by Park Ranger...

09 April 2012

1752 – Moira House, Dublin

Architect: Built as the Dublin home of the Earls of Moira. Later became part of the Mendicity Institute which mirrored the composition so that the original Moira House was the right hand side...

07 April 2010

1753 – No.42 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin

The last remnant of the Georgian era of O’Connell Street, No. 42 is now part of the hotel next door.

11 June 2010

1753 – Parnell Square, Dublin

Originally Rutland Square, which referred to the park in the centre and the second earliest of Dublin’s squares. The surrounding streets were known as Charlemont Row, Cavendish Row and Palace Row and Great...

16 November 2011

1755 – Essex Bridge, Dublin

Architect: George Semple An elevation of Essex Bridge, now Grattan Bridge in Dublin, as rebuilt by George Semple in 1755. Begun 19 Jan 1753, and finished 11 May 1755. The East Elevation and...