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Irish Architecture News

11 September 2007

Giant’s Causeway plan dropped

Plans for a £21 million visitor centre at the Giant’s Causeway World Heritage site in Co Antrim are to be dropped. Enterprise Minister Nigel Dodds said the decision to proceed with the winning...

11 September 2007

Polished end of city fears it may lose its sparkle as a rougher diamond arrives

Ballsbridge is Dublin’s most prestigious neighbourhood, and the postcode Dublin 4 is a byword for privilege and national shorthand for the values of its cossetted residents. If controversial plans for a €1 billion...

07 September 2007

N. Ireland’s Cabe vows to fight PFI

Northern Ireland’s newly established answer to Cabe has vowed to challenge the PFI system and significantly raise architectural quality in the province. In his first comments since taking over as chairman of the...

07 September 2007

New Stand at Galway Racecourse opened

Officially opened at the beginning of the Summer Festival Meeting, by An Taoiseach Bertie Ahern, this state of the art stand accommodates over 7,000 people with seating for 700 on the first floor...

01 September 2007

Landmark venue to host new €8m Dublin library

The Ambassador on Dublin’s Parnell Square, one of the oldest theatres in the State, is to be redeveloped as a new Dublin city library as part of the regeneration of Parnell Square. Dublin...

31 August 2007

Dublin City Council Planning Conference – Combating Urban Sprawl & Successful Apartment Living

Dublin City Council, in cooperation with IPA, has organised a conference at the Croke Park Conference Centre on 17th September 2007, to bring together a wide range of stakeholders engaged in efforts to...

14 October 2003

3W and DDDA Press Release on U2 Landmark Tower

To put an end to the speculation on the U2 tower competition, 3W and the Dublin Docklands Development Authority have agreed to issue this joint statement which outlines the facts. Up and coming...

05 October 2003

Were 3W the architects the DDDA were looking for?

On October 1st, Irish-architecture.com motivated by the ongoing debate regarding the official winner, circulated a request to its mailinglist subscribers and the readers of affiliated websites for entries to the U2 Landmark Tower...

10 June 2003

Heneghan Peng Architects win Grand Egyptian Museum competition

Dublin-based Heneghan Peng Architects have won the international architectural competition to design the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza. The open architectural competition attracted 1557 designs from 83 countries, most likely the largest global...