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08 October 2014

1861 – Zion Church & School, Rathgar, Co. Dublin

Architect: Joseph Welland & Son “These buildings, recently completed, in the rising and populous district of Rathgar, from funds bequeathed by the late John Gold, is one of the best specimens of ecclesiastical...

07 October 2014

1870 – Design for High Altar, Lispole, Co. Kerry

Architect: John Scannell Designed by Cork-based sculptor John Scannell. Published in The Irish Builder, October 1 1870.

07 October 2014

1890 – Bayview Terrace, Bundoran, Co. Donegal

Fine rendered Victorian terrace. At the time of construction, Bundoran was a popular ‘genteel’ seaside resort. It was connected to the Great Northern Railway in 1876. The GNR rebuilt the station, and constructed...

07 October 2014

1928 – Town Hall, Ballymena, Co. Antrim

Architect: Jones & Kelly Jones & Kelly were chosen as a result of an architectural competition held in 1920. The site chosen was the location of the town’s markethouse. A Market House was...

07 October 2014

1893 – Rosapenna Hotel, Carrigart, Co. Donegal

An unusual looking building for Ireland, but with good reason as it was designed in Stockholm, constructed in wood, and shipped to Mulroy. It was built as a golfing destination – with a...

06 October 2014

1880 – Milford House, Armagh

Architect: Young & Mackenzie Heavily remodelled and extended by Young & Mackenzie in 1880 for local mill owner Robert Garmany Mc Crum. Described as the most technologically advanced house in 19th century Ireland...

04 October 2014

19th C. – Annagola House, Middletown, Co. Armagh

Fine smaller country house with conservatory and prominent central chimney stack. Still standing today.

02 October 2014

1973 – RTE Radio Centre, Donnybrook, Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker Part of the RTE campus which includes radio and television studios. With the completion of the Radio Centre, RTE Radio’s programme departments and studios were housed for the first...

02 October 2014

1877 – Presentation Convent, Dingle, Co. Kerry

Architect: J.J. McCarthy & C.J. McCarthy The main building was constructed in 1877 to designs of J.J. McCarthy under the supervision of his son C.J. McCarthy. By 1886, the son, later Dublin City...