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23 September 2015

1862 – Monument of the Russian Empire, Novgorod, Russia

Architect: W. Mikeshine A bronze monument to the Millennium of Russia, representing the most important figures from the country’s history, unveiled in 1862. Published in The Building News, February 7 1863

22 September 2015

1871 – Design for Winchester Guild Hall, Hampshire

Architect: J.J. O’Callaghan Unsuccessful entry for new Guildhall. or Town Hall, for Winchester by Dublin architect J.J. O’Callaghan. Design was one of six shortlisted.

21 September 2015

1908 – Presbyterian Church, Stranorlar, Co. Donegal

Architect: John McIntyre Constructed in 1905-08 to replace an earlier thatched-roof church building. The centenary of the present meetinghouse was celebrated by the congregation in April 2006, but the church wasn’t fully finished...

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...