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01 May 2009

1857 – Thomas Moore Statue, College St., Dublin

Sculptor: Christopher Moore At the junction of College Street and Westmoreland Street, stranded on a traffic island with a disused public toilet is this statue to the Irish bard Thomas Moore. The sculptor...

01 May 2009

White House architect returns to Dublin

Lord Mayor Eibhlin Byrne launches a new exhibition “╦ťJames Hoban, Architect of the White House’, at City Hall, Dame Street at 10am on Friday 1st May. The exhibition looks at the life and...

28 April 2009

Hanover Quay architect presented with award

Architect James Pike, who has been in practice for more than 40 years, was presented last night with Ireland’s premier housing design award for a mixed-use development in Dublin’s Docklands. The Royal Institute...

27 April 2009

1891 – McKee Barracks, Blackhorse Avenue, Dublin

Architect: Major Robert Barklie RE Imposing and extravagant cavalry barracks, completed 1891. Plans prepared by Royal Engineers Dept, carried out under supervision of Robert Barklie, who was from Larne, Co. Antrim.

27 April 2009

1782 – Mulligans, Poolbeg Street, Dublin

Mulligan’s pub was founded in 1782 and retains much of its original character with its low ceiling and wooden bar. Due to its proximity to the former Irish Press offices, it was a...

27 April 2009

heneghan.peng.architects and Mittelrheinbruecke

heneghan.peng.architects have won a competition to design a bridge over the Rhine on the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Rhine valley. The design for the new crossing takes a relatively simple approach,...

23 April 2009

1846 – Irish Rail Works, Inchicore, Dublin

Inchicore Works is the headquarters for Mechanical Engineering and Rolling Stock maintenance in Irish Rail. Established in 1846, it is the largest engineering complex of its kind in Ireland with a site area...

22 April 2009

Shortlisted projects designed for variety of uses

Social housing and innovative private sector schemes feature on the shortlist for Ireland’s premier housing design award, the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) Silver Medal, to be presented next Monday....

22 April 2009

Shelbourne Development First to submit plans for Clonburris

Shelbourne Development has submitted planning application for Kishoge, a unique sustainable property development at Clonburris, Ireland’s first designated eco district. The application seeks permission for a medium density mix of generously proportioned homes...

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