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25 June 2014

1960s – The Pearl Bar, Fleet St., Dublin

Possibly built to designs of architect and sculptor Gary Trimble. Also believed that Signa, an Irish design group led by Michael Scott may have had some input into the facade. The Pearl was...

24 June 2014

1700s – Library Square, Trinity College Dublin

From Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837 “The second quadrangle, called the Library-square, is 265 feet in length and 214 feet in breadth. Three sides of it are occupied by uniform ranges...

24 June 2014

Irish Architecture Awards 2014 announced

Clonakilty 400, Urban Design Masterplan, designed by architect Giulia Vallone from Cork County Council, Architects, has won the Public Choice Award at the 2014 Irish Architecture Awards held in Dublin this evening. The...

24 June 2014

1834 – Design for Museum & Campanile, Trinity College Dublin

Architect: Thomas Rickman Unsuccessful entry for Museum, lecture rooms and Campanile by English architect Thomas Rickman. Rickman’s only executed Irish work was at Lough Fea house in Co. Monaghan. Photograph Copyright & Courtesy...

23 June 2014

1886 – Unbuilt Design for St. Kevins, South Circular Road, Dublin

Architect: Albert E. Murray Second placed design in competition to design new Church of Ireland on the South Circular Road. The competition was won by Sir Thomas Drew, and his striking church with...

23 June 2014

1875 – Mary Immaculate Church, Inchicore, Dublin

Architect: G.C. Ashlin Started in the early 1870s, the facade of this church was Ashlin was not completed until the 1920s. The church was opened in 1878 although not fully completed due to...

23 June 2014

1883 – Chapel, Schools of the Twin Sisters, Marino, Clontarf, Dublin

Architect: J.J. O’Callaghan Now known as the O’Brien Institute, this building was to serve as an orphan home and school, financed by a trust that was founded by Bridget O’Brien in 1876. The...

20 June 2014

Architectural Farm makes 2014 Wallpaper list

Dublin-based firm Architectural Farm has been included among the 20 practices of the 2014 Wallpaper* Architects Directory. For this year’s Architects Directory, Wallpaper* selected 20 of the world’s best emerging architects spanning 17...

20 June 2014

PSNI Memorial Garden wins RIBA Award

A commemorative and contemplative space for the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has been awarded in the RIBA Awards 2014. Designed by Hall McKnight Architects an important part of the brief was...