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Co. Sligo

20 November 2013

1875 – Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, John St., Sligo

Architect: George Goldie A massive exercise in a Norman style by English architect George Goldie. With a nave of 275 feet and a massive 200ft tower, it’s Goldie’s most dramatic work in Ireland....

05 November 2012

1842 – Seafield, Co. Sligo

Architect: George Papworth Also known as Lisheen, and now almost completely ruined. Reputed to be haunted, the house was abandoned in the 1920s after repeated attempts to rid the house of its presence...

16 August 2012

1864 – Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote, Co. Sligo

Architect: George Goldie The first church in Ireland by George Goldie with the foundartion stone laid in October 1859. Construction was delayed by a masons’ strike with the church finally opened in September...

09 July 2011

1848 – Dominican Friary, Sligo, Co. Sligo

Architect: John Benson / G.C. Ashlin Church constructed between 1845-48 replacing an earlier church of 1763. A tower was added several years later. G.C. Ashlin added chancel decoration including mosaics and altar railing...

13 April 2011

1862 – Railway Station, Ballymote, Co. Sligo

Architect: George Wilkinson A variant of Wilkinson’s standard design along this line, Ballymote opened on 3 December 1862.

02 March 2010

2003 – Unbuilt Sligo – LAMA Architectural Competition

Architects: Grace Keeley Michael Pike Architects The project seeks to respond to the cadence of the Sligo landscape. The landscape is characterised by the large scale of the horizons of Ben Bulben, the...

02 March 2010

2003 – Unbuilt Sligo – LAMA Architectural Competition

Architect: Architects: Gordon Murray + Alan Dunlop Architects The library wall forms the backdrop to a new square and is made from Limestone, the indigenous material used in all Sligo’s important building from...

02 March 2010

2003 – Unbuilt Sligo – LAMA Architectural Competition

Architects: Archimago & I/O Interdisciplinary Office

31 December 2009

1901 – Sligo Post Office, Co. Sligo

Architect: Board of Works A fine post office with shallow, bow-fronted end bays with beautiful banded brick. Above the pedimented doorway inscriptions read ‘ Post Office’ and E 1901 R’. The handsome red...

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