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08 January 2010

1870 – Former Bank of Ireland, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny

Architect: Sandham Symes A large fine Classically-composed bank building on an awkward corner site, the two end bays are curved to fit the site. It successfully negotiates an awkward corner site with elevations...

08 January 2010

1905 – Former Provincial Bank, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny

Architect: Batchelor & Hicks A former branch of the Provincial Bank,which after a series of bank mergers in Ireland in the mid 20th century became part of Allied Irish Banks. A simple building...

08 January 2010

1922 – Allied Irish Banks, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny

Architect: Thomas Scully Grandiose bank branch with living accommodation for the local manager above. There was great competition in many Irish towns for the most imposing branch, as prestige could attract customers. This...

07 January 2010

1876 – Bank of Ireland, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Architect: Sandham Symes A fine and vigorous building by Sandham Symes who also designed a fine branch for the same bank in Kilkenny. Designed in an Italianate style, the five bay, two storey...

07 January 2010

1896 – Firstactive Bank, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Architects: Walter G. Doolin Originally built as a branch of the Munster and Leinster Bank, this building by Walter G. Doolinis a hybrid of styles. The ground floor has an arcade of tall...

07 January 2010

1860 – AXA Insurance, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Architect: William G. Murray The former Provincial Bank is built of Limestone ashlar with an elaborate façade at street-level. The ground floor façade has paired polished granite columns with lush foliage capitals. Above...

07 January 2010

1770 – Tholsel, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Architect: George Darley / W.H. Byrne Used for over one hundred years as a bank branch, the Tholsel is a stern and forbidding building in appearance. It is a tall and narrow building,...

06 January 2010

1931 – Allied Irish Bank, Clanbrassil Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Attractive exercise is a retained twentieth century classical built as a branch of the Munster and Leinster Bank. The giant orders give the building an appearance of robust confidence with the attractive fenestration...

06 January 2010

1900 – No.73 Clanbrassil Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth

A former bank, which has been converted into a shop, it has attractive moulded details that add greatly to its dignified façade.