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29 September 2008

O’Connell monument must be moved for Metro work

The O’Connell monument, which survived the devastation of O’Connell Street during the 1916 Rising and the Civil War, will have to be taken down from its pivotal position to facilitate a huge excavation...

27 September 2008

Iconic Irish Times clock back where it belongs

A familiar face is back on Dublin’s streetscape with the unveiling yesterday of the refurbished Irish Times clock at the newspaper’s offices at the junction of Tara Street and Townsend Street. The newspaper...

26 September 2008

Office of Public Works with Keith Williams Architects’ new Wexford Opera House

Opera lovers across the globe have been flocking to Ireland for the Wexford Festival Opera for the past half a century. But in recent years, Madame Butterfly’s future in County Wexford had been...

25 September 2008

Venice Biennale is all style and little substance

Aaron Betsky did not endear himself to Irish architects four years ago when, on his first visit here (as an assessor for the AAI Awards), he suggested that they “borrow bits and pieces...

24 September 2008

Planning rules seek to end building on flood plains

New draft planning guidelines on flooding have been jointly published for public consultation by Minister for the Environment John Gormley and Minister of State for the Office of Public Works Dr Martin Mansergh....

23 September 2008

Cork’s ‘North Mon’ to be refurbished

A former school building in Cork has been purchased by the city council at a cost of �1.25 million and is set to be transformed in to a cultural centre. The red brick...

22 September 2008

New East Wall Community Centre by O’Donnell & Tuomey

The Sean O’Casey centre, which has been in operation for 23 years, has been rebuilt and extended as part of a 9 million plan part-funded by the Docklands Authority and the Government. The...

22 September 2008

Architects told to seek work abroad

It is not just construction workers who have been ensnared by Ireland’s property downturn: the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has warned of a job famine facing hundreds of new graduates...

22 September 2008

Irish graduate architects face job famine

The president of the RIAI (Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland) has warned Ireland’s young graduate architects that they face a job famine because of the property downturn. Sean O’Laoire told The...