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30 May 2014

12th C. – St. Flannan’s Oratory, Killaloe, Co. Clare

Standing in the graveyard to the north of Killaloe Cathedral is St Flannan’s late 11th or early 12th century oratory. It may have been built to house the remains of the saint. The...

29 May 2014

1660s – Beaulieu, Co. Louth

The buildings at Beaulieu, evolved over time, from tower house to Jacobean building, finally being redesigned as a grand mansion, in the English style, by the Tichbourne family. As such, it is a...

29 May 2014

1922 – Oliver Plunkett Church, Blackrock, Co. Louth

Architect: Ralph H. Byrne One of the better designed churches of the early 20th century that largely managed to escape the granite-clad barn template of later years is the Church of St. Oliver...

29 May 2014

UAHS to launch online Traditional Building Skills Directory

Since 1993, the Ulster Architectural Heritage Society (UAHS) in partnership with the Northern Ireland Environment Agency has produced a comprehensive online ‘Built Heritage at Risk Northern Ireland Register’ (BHARNI). The primary aims of...

28 May 2014

1877 – St. Finian’s Church & School, Falcarragh, Co. Donegal

Architect: O’Neill & Byrne ‘ Design for new church with proposed school and presbytery. Although the school was built largely as illustrated, the presbytery was not constructed. The church was built albeit minus...

28 May 2014

Introducing Wood Awards Ireland

Wood Awards Ireland (WAI) promotes wood as a sustainable material in innovative construction and design. WAI rewards architects, engineers, designers and wood workers for creating work in Ireland and overseas, incorporating wood as...

27 May 2014

2014 AAI Awards Exhibition Opens

The Architectural Association of Ireland are pleased to announce the launch of the 2014 Annual AAI Awards exhibition, on Tuesday 27th May from 6pm – 8pm, in the Irish Architectural Archive. Winners of...

27 May 2014

1867 – St. Philip Church of Ireland, Milltown, Co. Dublin

Architect: Sir Thomas Drew Commissioned in 1864but not completed for several years, and designed to serve a new suburb of Dublin. Entrance to the church is through an open porch beneath an intended...

26 May 2014

1898 – Design for Town Hall, Taunton, Somerset

Architect: R. Knill Freeman “This design was recently submitted, by Mr. R. Knill Freeman, architect, Bolton, in a limited competition for this work, and the proposed arrangements of the several departments, as required...