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16 September 2015

1880 – Wesleyan School & Chapel, Rathgar, Dublin

Architect: Thomas Holbrook / William Stirling Built over ten years by two architects – the chapel of 1872-74 by Thomas Holbrook; and the manse and school of 1880 by William Stirling. The illustration...

15 September 2015

1886 – No. 68-70 Royal Avenue, Belfast

Architect: William J. Fennell “With this issue we publish a perspective of the new premises in Royal-avenue, Belfast, for Mr. George Tate, rent-agent. The building will have a frontage of 27ft., and rise...

11 September 2015

1837 – Bishop’s Palace, Kilmore, Co. Cavan

Architect: William Farrell Described in the late 1830s: “The new palace is built in the Grecian Doric style and covered with Roman cement. It appears too lofty, and in other respects is not...

11 September 2015

1904 – Railway Station & Signal Box, Victoria Bridge, Co. Tyrone

Architect: William H. Mills Unlike many stations on the Great Northern Railway, Victoria Bridge station was of wood and not the polychromic brick used by Mills. That is not to say that there...

11 September 2015

1863 – Railway Station, Omagh, Co. Tyrone

Architect: William G. Murray / William H. Mills Constructed by the Irish North Western Railway in 1862-63, and later extended by the Great Northern Railway which took over the INWR in 1883. The...

02 September 2015

Open House Dublin celebrating 10 years

The theme of 10th annual Open House Dublin weekend is This Place We Call Home and is focusing on home, housing, domesticity and urban space. Open House Dublin 2015 is funded by the...

01 September 2015

1917 – Lloyds Bank, Andover, Hampshire

Architect: Horace Field & Simmons Field’s work was often in a Wrenaissance style, with influences from the Arts and Crafts movement and Richard Norman Shaw. His commissions including large houses and offices; but...

27 August 2015

New Sheriff Street residential scheme

Scheme for a six story block of apartments at Sheriff Street and New Wapping Street, Dublin, to contain 165 units. The majority of the units will be two-bedroom with a smaller number of...

27 August 2015

Proposal to redevelop former British Rail hotel

Permission is being sought to build an extension to the former British Rail hotel on North Wall in Dublin. The former hotel was last in use as offices for Irish Rail. The new...