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17 September 2009

1888 – Floating Swimming Baths, Kingstown, Dublin

Architect: William Kaye-Parry Proposal for a floating swimming baths for Dun Laoghaire harbour.

17 September 2009

1911 – Hick’s Tower, Dublin

Architect: Frederick G. Hicks

17 September 2009

1879 – Dun Laoghaire Town Hall, Co. Dublin

Architect: John L. Robinson Now part of the larger Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Offices, the former Town Hall and Market House was a multipurpose building containing a Courthouse, trade and administration facilities for the...

17 September 2009

1898 – St. Marnocks, Co. Dublin

Architect: Sir Robert Lorimer Originally a Georgian house which was remodelled and extended by the Jameson family (of the distillary). Due to the family’s Scottish origins, the commission was given to Sir Robert...

06 March 2009

2008 – York Street Social Housing, Dublin

Architect: Seán Harrington Architects Working closely with Dublin City Council and the local community, Seán Harrington Architects have designed 66 apartments, a community centre and a retail unit in York Street in Dublin...

08 February 2009

2002 – Fingal County Hall, Swords, Co. Dublin

Architect: Bucholz McEvoy Architects A new county hall for Fingal County Council in Swords. A symbol of the client’s desire for openness in local government, clear in it’s relationship to the particularities of...

19 July 2008

1973 – Merrion Hall, Sandymount, Dublin

Architect: Stephenson Gibney & Associates The Merrion Hall office building provided accommodation for Irish Shipping Limited, Coras Trachtala (The Irish Export Board) and The Irish Goods Council. The site, on Strand Road, Sandymount,...

18 November 2007

1842 – Sorrento Terrace, Dalkey, Co. Dublin

Architect: Located on the easternmost end of Dalkey’s heritage village overlooking Killiney Bay, the row of eight four-storey houses with wraparound sea views has traditionally been an oasis of professional class anonymity. These...

22 May 2005

FKL Architects: Library & Fingal local area offices, Baldoyle, County Dublin

Text © Shane O’Toole. Photos © Paul Tierney. Drawings © FKL Architects. A fuller version of the piece first published in The Sunday Times, May 22, 2005, as “Time to think outside the...