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Co. Cork

30 April 2010

1826 – St Patrick’s Pro-Cathedral, Skibbereen, Co. Cork

Architect: Brother Michael Augustine O’Riordan A t-shaped church with galleried transepts, designed by Michael Augustine O’Riordan. O’Riordan, was born in Doneraile, Co. Cork circa 1780. He was a remarkable man by any standards....

15 April 2010

1550s – Myrtle Grove, Youghal, Co. Cork

A tudor house dating from the 1550s that was inhabited by Sir Walter Raleigh during his time as Mayor of Youghal in the 1580s. With its tall chimneys, and many gables, the house...

08 March 2010

1446 – Blarney Castle, Co. Cork

The third castle built on this site, with a original wooden structure believed to have existed, although no evidence remains of this. Around 1210 this was replaced by a stone fortification, which was...

26 February 2010

2008 – Unbuilt Cork – West Cork Arts Centre

Architect: Raymond McGinley Architects The building is conceived as a type of beacon, composed of a cranked transluscent glass lantern, which sits on a base that is open and inviting. The positioning of...

26 February 2010

2008 – Unbuilt Cork – West Cork Arts Centre

Architect: NJBA A+U

26 February 2010

2008 – Unbuilt Cork – West Cork Arts Centre

Architect: Big House

18 February 2010

2008 – The Elysian, Eglinton St., Cork

Architect: Frank O’Mahony Architects The Elysian is a mixed-use complex of a number of connected 6-8 storey buildings, with a landmark 17-storey tower on the southwest corner of the site. The tower is...

08 February 2010

1828 – Christ Church, South Main St., Cork

Architect: George Pain / W.H. Hill Also known as Holy Trinity Church. Originally constructed in 1720 to a design by John Coltsman. By the 1820s, it was in a poor state of repair,...

06 November 2009

1880 – 39 St. Patrick’s Street, Cork

Corner-sited end-of-terrace six-bay four-storey former department store, built c. 1880, now in use as retail outlet and bank. Rendered parapet with moulded eaves course. Probably a good example of how this side of...