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06 June 2009

Roche, Kevin (Born 1922)

Kevin Roche (born 14th June 1922) was born in Dublin, but grew up in Mitchelstown, Co. Cork, and educated at Rockwell College, before studying architecture at University College Dublin. According to The Irish...

06 June 2009

William Robinson (1645-1712)

William Robinson (1645-1712) was the Surveyor General since 1670 when his appointment was made under the Viceroy Lord Berkeley. No evidence of Robinson exists before 1670 and it has been suggested that he...

06 June 2009

John J. Robinson

Initially studied for the Ministry before turning to architecture and being apprenticed to George O’Connor. He worked in London with Leonard Stokes until returning to Dublin in 1913. Entered into partnership with R....

06 June 2009

Roberts, John (1712-1796)

John Roberts was born in Waterford in 1712. His father was a local builder and although he may have learn some basic skills from him, his formal education is unclear. It is believed...

06 June 2009

Peter Rice (1935-1992)

Born in Dundalk Co. Louth, Peter Rice spent most of his childhood between the town of Dundalk, and the villages of Gyles Quay and Inniskeen. He was educated at the local CBS before...

06 June 2009

Pearce, Sir Edward Lovett (1699-1733)

Sir Edward Lovett Pearce (1699-1733) was the leading exponent of Palladianism in Ireland along with Richard Cassels. In 1726 Pearce became the MP for Ratoath after a disputed election. His father, General Edward...

06 June 2009

O’Toole, Shane

Studied at University College Dublin, graduating 1979. Worked with Lynch O’Toole Walsh Architects (1979-86) and then as Project Manager at the Energy Research Group, University College Dublin (1986-91). Director of Group ’91 Architects....

06 June 2009

O’Neill, Cathal

Studied at University College Dublin and for a Master’s degree under Ludwig Mies van der Rohe at the Illinois Institute of Technology, graduating 1959. Worked with Mies van der Rohe until returning to...

06 June 2009

O’Laoire, Sean (b.1946)

Studied architecture at University College Dublin, graduating in 1970, and for a Master’s degree in Urban Design at the University of California in Los Angeles. Worked in Italy, Britain and America before returning...