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Co. Kildare

23 April 2011

1847 – Railway Station, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare

Architect: Sancton Wood Fine picturesque railway station for the Great Southern by Sancton Wood. Wood designed many of the stations on the line below Kildare and before Limerick. No longer in use as...

14 March 2011

1722 – Castletown House, Celbridge, Co. Kildare

Architects: Alessandro Galilei & Edward Lovett Pearce Castletown is the largest and grandest Palladian country house in Ireland. It was built for William Conolly (1662-1729), the Speaker of the Irish House of Commons....

01 March 2011

1767 – Moore Abbey, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare

Architect: Christopher Myers Gothic rebuilding, carried for 6th Earl of Drogheda by Christopher Myers, who ‘in 1767, beautifully repaired the ancient abbey by enlarging the windows, placing a new roof, and recompartitioning the...

05 June 2010

1848 – Unbuilt Design for St Peter’s & Paul Church, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare

Architect: William Deane Butler Uncompleted design for the Roman Catholic church of Monasterevin, the main front being constructed to the top of the nave.

01 March 2010

2008 – Leixlip Garda Station

Architect: O’Briain Beary Architects Replacing a small existing station in the village, the Garda Station site comprised two parts, a residual open space area that could not be built on for legal reasons,...

26 February 2010

2000 – Unbuilt Kildare – Kildare Civic Offices

Architect: NJBA A+U This was an unplaced entry in the Kildare County Council Headquarters Competition. At the centre of this organisation is the Green space dominated by the mature trees. The building is...

26 February 2010

2000 – Unbuilt Kildare – Kildare Civic Offices

Architect: Katerina Tsigarida Architects The New Civic Offices of the Kildare County Council are located in a site full of historic importance, housed in a building that evokes visions of the ongoing future....

26 February 2010

2000 – Unbuilt Kildare – Kildare Civic Offices

Architect: Arthur Collin Architect The design concept is essentially a landscape idea. The scheme treats the whole site as a park. The offices divide the park into two gardens – a ‘vehicle garden’...

08 January 2010

2000 – Railway Station, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Architect: Iarnr√≥d √Čireann Architects Modern railway station built to serve the increased commuter traffic from Maynooth to Dublin Connolly. The proportions of the building are slightly ungainly, turning what could have been quite...