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06 June 2014

Sharing Architecture 2014 Exhibition Launch & Lecture Series

Cork City Council Arts Office has embarked on an new initiative entitled ‘Sharing Architecture’. This new collaborative project is using design to investigate the impact of architecture on public utilities and through this...

06 June 2014

Irish Georgian Society looking for a temporary co-ordinator

The Irish Georgian Society is seeking to appoint a temporary co-ordinator of its Conservation Education Programme for the duration of maternity leave (mid-July 2014 to mid-February 2015). This is an invaluable opportunity for...

06 June 2014

1845 – St Patrick’s Church, Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny

Architect: William Deane Butler The architect of Ballyragget Church, William Deane Butler, was responsible for quite a few churches in the Diocese of Ossory. He also designed the Cathedral and the Diocesan College....

06 June 2014

1929 – Sacred Heart Church, Arvagh, Co. Cavan

Architect: Ralph H. Byrne The foundation stone was laid on 2nd October 1927, and the official opening took place on 8th September 1929. The architect was Ralph H. Byrne, of W.H. Byrne &...

05 June 2014

1855 – Railway Station, Coleraine, Co. Derry

Architect: Charles Lanyon Original railway station for the BBCPJR – Ballymena, Ballymoney, Coleraine and Portrush Junction Railway – constructed for the opening of the line in 1855. A second building in a similar...

05 June 2014

1876 – Royal Marine Hotel, Salthill, Co. Galway

Architect: Edward Townsend Small hotel, with two floors and dormered attic designed by Galway engineer Edward Townsend. Townsend was Professor of Civil Engineering at Queen’s College, Galway for about fifty years.

05 June 2014

1873 – O’Ferrall’s, Kells, Co. Meath

Architect: John P. Davis Alteration and enlargements by Trim-based architect John P. Davis. A fine shopfront with private entrance to living accommodation to one side. Stylistically what is now expected as Irish country...

03 June 2014

1899 – Hotel Majestic, Harrogate, Yorkshire

Architect: G.D. Martin A Victorian landmark, the 4 star Majestic Hotel is situated at the heart of the spa town of Harrogate. With 170 rooms, it is one of the grand Victorian hotels...

03 June 2014

1843 – Queens Bridge, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: John Fraser, Charles Lanyon, & J.C. Bretland Originally designed by John Frazer with Charles Lanyon between 1841 and 1843 replacing an old 21-arch bridge. In the mid 1880s it was widended by...