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12 March 2014

1906 – Pier & Public Baths, Warrenpoint, Co. Down

Architect: Kaye-Parry & Ross Public baths and pier still largely intact but derelict after being closed in recent years. The pier was elevated over the swimming areas which were separated into men and...

12 March 2014

1875 – W.H. Smith & Co., Middle Abbey Street, Dublin

Architect: Alfred G. Jones Built at Nos. 79-80 Middle Abbey Street for W.H. Smith whose assets and business in Ireland was eventually taken over by Charles Eason and Son in 1886. Probably a...

12 March 2014

1872 – Nos.12-13 Lower O’Connell Street, Dublin

Architect: Sir Thomas Newenham Deane Shops & dwellings, for J.G. Mooney. Constructed in Dalkey granite & Portland stone, it was converted into a branch of the Hibernian Bank in 1878, and destroyed in...

11 March 2014

Read’s of Parliament Street – update from building owners

In response to and in clarification of RTE’s Morning Ireland coverage on 7th March 2014, the building’s owner has issued the following media release. Until its closure in 1997, Read’s was the oldest...

11 March 2014

1882 – Teachers House, Termonbarry, Co. Longford

Architect: W.I. Chambers Tarmonbarry, officially Termonbarry is amsll village on the Roscommon Longford border, split by the River Shannon. William Chambers was an English architect who had settled in Dublin by the end...

11 March 2014

1861 – Design for SS Peter & Paul Church, Moate, Co. Westmeath

Architect: John Bourke Although the foundation stone was laid in 1861, a disagreement between the architect John Bourke and the parish priest, in effect the client, meant that work stopped. Work began again...

11 March 2014

1868 – St. Paul’s Church of Ireland, Glenageary, Co. Dublin

Architect: Alfred G. Jones The cost of this church was provided out of a bequest by a Miss Jane Shannon, a wealthy lady of Belfast, left to build a number of churches in...

11 March 2014

1882 – Glebe House, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare

Architect: W.I. Chambers Design by William Isaac Chambers selected in limited competition. Published in The Irish Builder, March 1 1882. “Our illustration represents the new Glebe House now in course of erection at...

07 March 2014

1899 – Central Bakery, Aberdeen

Architect: Brown & Watt “This building occupies a site on the west side of George-street, and extends westwards to a narrow lane, which separates it from the grounds of Gordon’s College . The...