1939 – Ritz Cinema, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
The Ritz Cinema in Athlone (1939) is attributed to Scott but was in fact designed by Bill O’Dwyer who was working and studying in the office of Michael Scott at that time.
1939 – Department of Social Welfare, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Neighbouring the Post Office, the Social Welfare office is more modern in style with some Art Moderne overtones in the stone treatment above the ground-floor windows and doorway.
1939 – Post Office, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Fine stone post office, part of a streetscape of state buildings including a Garda Station from 1947 and the Social Welfare office from 1939.
1937 – St Peter and Paul’s Church, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
This imposing if somewhat bland-looking church, sometimes mistaken for a cathedral, was designed by Ralph Byrne and completed in 1937.
1840 – Corpus Christi Church, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
An early-Victorian Gothic Revival church with an unusual combination of small belfry and large porch. It retains its original form and much of its original fabric and fittings.
1897 – Former Library, Fr. Mathew Hall, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
The old library, which was in Fr. Mathew Hall since the 1950s, has now been vacated and Keith Williams Architects have done a feasibility study for its future use as an art gallery.
1895 – Gainsborough House, Northgate St., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Unusual arrangement of bay window and shopfront set into a tall flattened archway, flanked by a round headed window. With some cleaning and sympathetic design,
1861 – Allied Irish Bank, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
The Provincial Bank opened in Athlone in 1827. It was the first branch of a large commercial bank to be opened in the town.
1844 – Bridge, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
The present ford bridge was built by Thomas Rhodes, a cousin of the famous Cecil Rhodes,