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13 February 2005

Niall McLaughlin Architects: Dirk Cove, County Cork

Text © Shane O’Toole. Plans and both aerial photos © Niall McLaughlin Architects. All other photos © Nick Kane. Fuller version of the piece first published in The Sunday Times, February 13, 2005,...

13 June 2004

15 Usher’s Island, The House of The Dead

Text © Shane O’Toole. Fuller version of the piece first published in The Sunday Times, June 13, 2004, as “Back from The Dead” Brendan Kilty, host and owner, is literally run off his...

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...

17 August 2003

Boyd Cody Architects: Ballagh House, Temple Cottages, Dublin

Text © Shane O’Toole. Photos © variously Robert Ballagh and Cillian Hayes. Plans © Boyd Cody. First published in The Sunday Times, August 17, 2003, as “Temple of room” The Ballagh house is...

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...

16 March 2003

Tom de Paor: Young Architect of the Year, 2003

Text © Shane O’Toole. N³ photo © Frank McDonald. Ballincollig photo © John Searle. Clontarf photos © Dennis Gilbert | VIEW Pictures. All other images © de Paor architects. First published in The...

15 January 2003

Arts Council of Northern Ireland takes the lead on architecture

The Arts Council today unveiled a ground-breaking policy on the built environment, set to transform the design quality of new buildings and the way public space is developed across Northern Ireland. The policy,...

25 November 2002

National Inventory of Architectural Heritage launched

Mr. Martin Cullen, T.D., Minister for the Environment and Local Government has launched the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage series of publications at the Custom House, Dublin. (The Minister’s Speech in full) The...

10 November 2002

Barry Byrne: Christ the King, Turner’s Cross, Cork

Text © Shane O’Toole. All photos courtesy of www.turnerscross.com. First published in The Sunday Times, November 10, 2002, as “Faith restored in Barry Byrne’s vision” An old wrong has been put right by...