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Architecture of Limerick

11 November 2009

1875 – Plassey House, Limerick

Architect: Joseph Fogerty & Son Italianate style villa now part of the buildings of the Univerity of Limerick and known to the students as the white house (because it contained the offices of...

11 November 2009

1989 – King John’s Castle Visitor Centre, Limerick

Architect: Murray O’Laoire Architects An interpretative centre sits over what was formerly the eastern curtain wall. The centre, described as the ‘Learning Wall’, bridges an archeological dig of the former wall and bastion,...

11 November 2009

1989 – Tourism Office, Limerick

Architect: Murray O’Laoire Architects The tourist office is a modern structure evoking a nautical image, with a light elegant suspended structure and a transparent building, which allows visual contact with the river. Over...

11 November 2009

1986 – Limerick Civic Offices, Limerick

Architect: Burke-Kennedy Doyle The offices of Limerick City Council are a relatively new development on the site where the old Courthouse and city gaol once stood. It was the first building to implement...

11 November 2009

1861 – St John’s Cathedral, Limerick

Architect: Philip Charles Hardwick The English architect of St. John’s Cathedral, Philip Charles Hardwick was at work at Adare Manor when he was commissioned to design this Roman Catholic cathedral. the main body...

11 November 2009

1872 – Ormston House, Nos.9-11 Patrick St., Limerick

Former 19th century commercial premises now redeveloped. The original large shop premises at ground level has been subdivided into multiple units. The upper levels have also been gutted, however the building still has...

11 November 2009

1844 – St Michael’s Church of Ireland, Limerick

Architect: James Pain / William Fogerty Prior to the construction of this fine Gothic church, there was an earlier Georgian church constructed with the development of Newtown Pery (the Georgian area of Limerick)....

11 November 2009

1840 – Toll House, Limerick

Architect: James Pain This humourous Gothic Style folly with exaggerated crenellations was designed and built by the architect James Pain around 1840. James and his brother George were also responsible for the design...

11 November 2009

1839 – Permanent TSB Bank, Limerick

Architect: W.H. Owen / Sir Thomas Newenham Deane Originally built as the Cork and Limerick Savings Bank; now after a series of bank amalgamations, the Permanent TSB Bank. This is one of the...