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18 September 2015

1950 – Inchicore Chassis Works, Inchicore, Dublin

Architect: Michael Scott & Associates In the late 1940’s Michael Scott became involved with Córas Iompair Éireann (CIE) the National Transport Company which came into being on the 1 January 1945 as a...

18 September 2015

1933 – Proposal for Sun-Ray Hotel, Blackpool, Lancashire

Architect: I. Massey Proposal for an unbuilt skyscraper for Blackpool in the early 1930s.

18 September 2015

1849 – St. Peter’s Church of Ireland, Bandon, Co. Cork

Architect: Joseph Welland The first church built on the present site was in 1614 with the help of Richard Boyle, the Earl of Cork. The town walls enclosed the church and the church...

18 September 2015

Ole Scheeren to speak as part of NewNowNext

The Irish Architecture Foundation is welcoming Ole Scheeren to deliver the third talk in its NEWNOWNEXT Agents for Change 2015 series. A totemic figure in the world of architecture, Scheeren is best known...

16 September 2015

10th Annual Open House Dublin launched

This evening, in the mid-restoration surrounds of Georgian townhouse on North Great Georges Street, the tenth annual OPEN HOUSE DUBLIN architectural celebration was launched by Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and...

16 September 2015

1885 – Wesleyan Church, Warrenpoint, Co. Down

Architect: William J. Watson Also known as the “Coke Memorial Church” after the Methodist preacher Thomas Coke, construction started in August 1884 with the church opening in 1885. It was built on the...

16 September 2015

1862 – Design for National Bank, College Green, Dublin

Architect: Charles Geoghegan Competition entry for headquarters of the National Bank on College Green. The National Bank was a competitior of the Bank of Ireland opposite and seen very much as a bank...

16 September 2015

1880 – Wesleyan School & Chapel, Rathgar, Dublin

Architect: Thomas Holbrook / William Stirling Built over ten years by two architects – the chapel of 1872-74 by Thomas Holbrook; and the manse and school of 1880 by William Stirling. The illustration...

15 September 2015

1886 – No. 68-70 Royal Avenue, Belfast

Architect: William J. Fennell “With this issue we publish a perspective of the new premises in Royal-avenue, Belfast, for Mr. George Tate, rent-agent. The building will have a frontage of 27ft., and rise...