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07 April 2015

1690s – Barrack Bridge, Dublin

Barrack Bridge was originally a wooden structure built in 1670, and was the second bridge across the river Liffey. During its construction, a number of men attempted to destroy it on several occasions...

07 April 2015

1800 – Former Free Church, Great Charles Street, Dublin

Architect: Edward Robbins Originally constructed by the Methodists in 1800 and initially known as ‘Wesley Chapel’. After a split in the congregation in 1816 left it too large for the remaining congregation, it...

02 April 2015

1902 – International Exhibition, Cork

Architect: Henry A. Cutler The 1902 Cork International Exhibition took place on 8 hectares of reclaimed marshland the Mardyke area of Cork, which is now Fitzgerald’s Park. Exhibitions included a Canadian pavilion, art...

29 March 2015

1715 – Green Coat School, Cork

In March 1715, construction started on two schools adjacent to the Green Coat Hospital for children of the Protestant faith. Boys were to be taught reading, writing and accounts whilst girls were to...

29 March 2015

1673 – Blue Coat School, Dublin

In Oxmantown Green, the King’s Hospital or Bluecoat School, was erected between 1669 and 1673 as a free school for boys and an alms house for unprivileged. Officially the building was known as...

28 March 2015

1913 – House, Foxrock, Co. Dublin

Architect: William Whymper Domestic house by English architect William Whymper, one of two buildings in Foxrock that he designed. His other local commission was the clubhouse at Foxrock Golf Club. It is unclear...

28 March 2015

1912 – Golf Club House, Foxrock, Co. Dublin

Architect: William Whymper The suburb of Foxrock was developed by William and John Bentley and Edward and Anthony Fox, who, in 1859, leased the lands of the Foxrock Estate from the Ecclesiastical Commissioners...

28 March 2015

1913 – Design Proposal for Manitoba’s Legislative Building, Winnipeg

Architect: G.A. Bligh Livesay Competition entry for design of new provincial legistlature building in Winnipeg, designed by George Augustus Bligh Livesay (1867-1916). Lt. G.A. Bligh Livesay was killed during the Great War, December...

25 March 2015

1898 – Competition design for Belfast City Hall

Architect: James Miller Premiated entry in competition for new city hall for Belfast. The design by Sir Brumwell Thomas was selected and completed in 1906. James Miller was a Glasgow-based architect.


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