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Co. Louth

29 May 2014

1660s – Beaulieu, Co. Louth

The buildings at Beaulieu, evolved over time, from tower house to Jacobean building, finally being redesigned as a grand mansion, in the English style, by the Tichbourne family. As such, it is a...

29 May 2014

1922 – Oliver Plunkett Church, Blackrock, Co. Louth

Architect: Ralph H. Byrne One of the better designed churches of the early 20th century that largely managed to escape the granite-clad barn template of later years is the Church of St. Oliver...

09 April 2014

1892 – Church of the Immaculate Conception, Louth, Co. Louth

Architect: W.H. Byrne Constructed between 1890 to 1892, extensively fire damaged in 2005, started during renovation work, leaving only the exterior walls and spire standing. Re-opened with modern interior. “The materials are local...

24 March 2014

1886 – The Dundalk Club, Roden Place, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Architect: John L. O’Hanlon Still standing today, with remarkably intact exterior with some fine decorative ironwork. “The new premises for the Dundalk Club (Limited) have been erected in Roden-place, Dundalk, from the designs...

05 March 2014

1570 – The Wooden House, Drogheda, Co. Louth

The Wooden House, Drogheda; erected 1570 by Nicholas Bathe at the junction of Laurence and Shop streets; taken down 1824. From The Dublin Penny Journal, September 15 1832: “It occupied the angle formed...

28 February 2014

1883 – Design for Post Office, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Architect: W.I. Chambers A design for Nos. 75-76 Clanbrassil Street in Dundalk. Published in The Irish Builder, December 15 1883.

02 April 2013

1875 – Railway Hotel, Greenore, Co. Louth

Architect: James Barton Impressive railway hotel built by the Dundalk, Newry & Greenore Railway in the 1870s as Greenore was becoming an important transit point with the completion of the railway and the...

02 April 2013

1873 – School, Euston Street, Greenore, Co. Louth

Built in 1873 to provide educational facilities for the children of the workers at the large port and railway facilities. The village of Greenore, at the mouth of Carlingford Lough, grew up in...

09 March 2013

1785 – Rokeby Hall, Dunleer, Co. Louth

Architect: Thomas Cooley Designs for Rokeby Hall by Thomas Cooley but supervised by Francis Johnston after his death, for Richard Robinson, Archbishop of Armagh. Robinson has previously hired both Cooley and Johnston for...