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01 March 2014

1889 – Design for Ulster Bank, College Green, Dublin

Architect: James J. Farrall Unsuccessful competition entry to design new Ulster Bank for College Green. Placed second, and even more over-blown Victorian than the building constructed and eventually wrecked by the bank.

28 February 2014

1883 – Design for Post Office, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Architect: W.I. Chambers A design for Nos. 75-76 Clanbrassil Street in Dundalk. Published in The Irish Builder, December 15 1883.

28 February 2014

1879 – Design for South City Markets, Dublin

Architect: Sir Thomas Drew Competition design for South City Markets on Great Georges Street in Dublin. Like the second placed entry by O’Neill & Byrne, Drew’s design featured a vast glass and iron...

28 February 2014

1870 – Design for O’Connell Bridge, Dublin

Architect: William Lewis Entrant in architectural competition to construct a new O’Connell Bridge, replacing Gandon’s Carlisle Bridge. Published in The Irish Builder, July 1 1870.

28 February 2014

1869 – Design for Clock Tower & Market, Green St., Dublin

Architect: E.H. Carson Design for markets and clock tower to be erected in Green Street in Dublin. Never constructed. Published in The Irish Builder, June 1 1869.

28 February 2014

1888 – Design for Northern Assurance Co., Westmoreland Street, Dublin

Architect: J.J. O’Callaghan Entrant in an architectural competition to design offices for the Northern Fire and Life Assurance Company. Published in The Irish Builder, December 1 1888. Described as “The style is a...

28 February 2014

1867 – Wilsons Warehouse, No.26 Nassau St., Dublin

Architect: John McCurdy Demolished to make way for Norwich Union buildings in the 1960s. From The Irish Builder, October 1 1867: “We regret that the Corporation of Dublin, was not in a position,...

28 February 2014

Docomomo Ireland – ‘Rank’s Silo in the 21st Century’ Competition

DoCoMoMo Ireland presents ‘Rank’s Silo in the 21st Century’ an open design competition to develop ideas for what this building might become. The architectural ideas competition seeks to generate discussion among designers and...

27 February 2014

1867 – Shooting Lodge, Slievenamon, Co. Tipperary

Architect: Thomas Newenham Deane Shooting lodge and offices for Marquess of Ormonde. Estimated cost: £3,000. Published in The Irish Builder, December 15, 1867.