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13 January 2015

1826 – Town Hall, Edenderry, Co. Offaly

Architect: Thomas Duff Originally constructed as a market house, and built in 1826 by Lord Downshire to a design by Thomas Duff. Until recently occupied by a courthouse to first floor and county...

13 January 2015

1850 – Seaweed Baths, Enniscrone, Co. Sligo

Unusual building, formerly a Seaweed Baths, and now increasingly derelict. One of the corner turrets is now gone.

13 January 2015

1820s – Jenkinstown House, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny

Architect: William Robertson / Charles Frederick Anderson Illustrated as designed and built by William Robertson, the domestic wing developed structural problems and soon had to be rebuilt. Rebuilt by Charles Frederick Anderson, it...

13 January 2015

1841 – Suspension Bridge, Kenmare, Co. Kerry

Architect: William Bald Located across Kenmare Sound, and replacing a ferry service, the construction of the bridge took approximately one year and was completed in 1841. Ireland’s first suspension bridge, the total cost...

12 January 2015

1936 – Rialto Cinema, South Circular Road, Dublin

Architect: Frederick James Macaulay Opened in November 1936 and closed in 1970. A large auditorium designed to seat 1600, meant that it was usable as a car showroom, a function it carried out...

12 January 2015

1818 – Chapel, Female Orphanage, North Circular Road, Dublin

Architect: William Farrell Kirwan House or The Female Orphan House was a female orphanage on Dublin’s North Circular Road established in 1791. Destitute Girls, whose both parents were deceased, were placed in the...

09 January 2015

1854 – Railway Station, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architect: George Wilkinson George Wilkinson designed stations for Dalkey, Foxrock, Greystones, Killoughter, and Wicklow; for the Dublin & Wicklow Railway Co.

09 January 2015

1889 – Second Presbyterian Church, Ballywalter, Co. Down

Architect: Young & Mackenzie Ballywalter is one of the oldest Presbyterian Congregations in Ireland, beginning with the Rev James Hamilton in 1626. Opened in 1889. “This church which occupies a prominent site in...

09 January 2015

1830 – Castle Forbes, Newtownforbes, Co. Longford

Architect: J.J. McCarthy A 19th century castle of random ashlar, built about 1830, replacing an earlier house destroyed by fire. It has two storeys over a high basement, with two adjoining fronts dominated...