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10 November 2015

2013 – Mere Hotel, Waterfront Drive, Winnipeg

Architect: David Penner Architect A 67-room boutique hotel that opened in 2013 – essentially a simple black box surrounded by a facade of coloured bars. According to the developers, the hotel is a...

04 November 2015

1872 – Caherconlish House, Co. Limerick

Architect: William Fogerty Lewis describes this house in the following terms “Near the town stands Cahirconlish House, a handsome modern residence, erected near the site of the old family mansion, by the proprietor,...

28 October 2015

1801 – Grand Canal Hotel, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Architect: Captain William Evans The canal had been completed to Tullamore in March of 1798 and was the terminus for six years until the line to Shannon Harbour was completed in 1804. In...

28 October 2015

1906 – Church of the Assumption, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Architect: William Hague A new Gothic style Church erected to a design of the architect William Hague and carried out under superintendence of T.F.McNamara. Replacing an older church on the site, work on...

27 October 2015

1860 – Dromahair Abbey Hotel, Co. Leitrim

Long established hotel, now falling into dereliction, after closure in 2011 and being left to rot. The owners were unknown until finally identified in 2015. In July 2015, Leitrim County Council issued notices...

27 October 2015

1887 – Railway Station, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim

Architect: Board of Works The Cavan and Leitrim Railway opened for goods traffic on 17 October 1887 and for passengers on 24 October 1887. The section from Belturbet in County Cavan to Dromod...

23 October 2015

1871 – Glenbeigh Towers, Co. Kerry

Architect: Godwin & Crisp Work began in 1867 on what was known as Headley Towers and also, Wynnes Folly. Constructed by Lord Headley – a very unpopular landlord who charged high rents to...

22 October 2015

1881 – St.George’s Building, 37-41 High Street, Belfast

Architect: Thomas Jackson & Sons Originally built as a commercial building with several units and a large hall for public meetings. St. George’s Hall was also the city’s first cinema, and opened, “for...

22 October 2015

1876 – Cottage Villas, Portbreda Park, Belfast

Architect: Thomas Jackson & Sons “The two cottage villas shown in the illustration with the present number have just been erected at Fortbreda Park, adjoining the Newtownbreda-road, Belfast, for John Coyle, Esq. The...