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26 September 2014

1818 – Former Prison, Sligo, Co. Sligo

Designed to hold 200 inmates in a polygon-shaped building, with six-bay two-storey facets and six-bay three-storey terminal block to south. The Governor’s residence situated in the centre of the prison. Construction of the...

25 September 2014

Dan Cruickshank – ‘The Inspiration and Influence of Irish Architecture in the 18th & 19th Centuries’

The Royal Dublin Society and the Irish Georgian Society join forces again and are delighted to have Dan Cruickshank as their guest on this occasion. This special talk will be on the subject...

24 September 2014

10 Buildings by Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey

As Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey have been announced as the recipients of the RIBA Gold Medal, Archiseek.com has compiled a list of works from the mid 1990s to today that shows the...

24 September 2014

Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey win Royal Gold Medal

Irish architects Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey have been named today as the 2015 recipients of the Royal Gold Medal, the world’s most prestigious architecture award. The become the third husband and wife...

24 September 2014

RIBA Citation for Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey

Citation for Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey by Joseph Rykwert and Níall McLaughlin: In presenting the Royal Gold Medal to Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey, I am conscious that they are among the...

23 September 2014

1630s – Inchmore Castle, Co. Kilkenny

“This highly picturesque ruin is situated on the Nore, about four miles from Kilkenny, and derives its name, Inchmore, or the Great Island, from being nearly insulated by that beautiful river. It consists...

23 September 2014

1802 – Markree Castle, Co. Sligo

Architect: Francis Johnston The castle, as we see it today, dates from 1802 with exterior changes by the architect Francis Johnston and with some changes made, mainly to the interior, in 1896. Semi-derelict...

22 September 2014

1807 – St Andrews Church, Dublin

Architect: Francis Johnston “The church, situated in St. Andrew’s-street, opposite Church-lane, was commenced in 1793, and completed in 1807, at an expense of £22,000. It is of elliptical form, 80 feet by 60,...

22 September 2014

1882 – Railway Station, Brookmount, Co. Antrim

Architect: William H. Mills Characteristic design of William H. Mills for the Great Northern Railway. The line between Knockmore Junction and Antrim opened in 1871 with intermediate stations, halts and calling places at...