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Drogheda

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...

07 January 2010

2006 – Boyne Bridge, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Architect: Roughan O’Donovan Imposing structure over the Boyne on the Drogheda bypass, this cable-stayed bridge is a local landmark for its striking engineering.

07 January 2010

1950s – Teelan’s Shop, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Fabulous shop exterior from the 1950s with intact lettering and wild octagonal windows. The interior is a similar time warp. Long may it survive.

07 January 2010

1951 – Post Office, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Architect: Office of Public Works Designed by Seymour Rice and Ronald Tallon (later of Scott Tallon Walker) while staff of the Office of Public Works. The main public office has an airy bright...

07 January 2010

1936 – College of Further Education, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Architect: W.H. Byrne Built as Drogheda Technical School and now the College of Further Education, this is a fine example of the early Modern Movement in Ireland. The entrance to the school is...

07 January 2010

1905 – Former Library, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Built as a Carnegie Library in 1905, this simple mid terrace building features Jacobean gothic detailing and Art Nouveau lettering.

07 January 2010

1890s – Clarke’s Bar, Drogheda, Co. Louth

A fine late 19th century building and interior. The exterior is rendered with decorative window surrounds and a fine shop front. The interior with its low counters, snugs, and drawer units from a...

07 January 2010

1874 – Cord Burial Ground Church, Drogheda, Co. Louth

A small gothic mortuary chapel with a particularly high pitched roof. The building is finished in rusticated limestone. Dedicated 21 June 1874. In the corner of the graveyard is the east gable of...

07 January 2010

1892 – St. Mary’s Church, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Architect: P.J. Dodd Designed by a local architect, P.J. Dodd, St Mary’s is another large Catholic church in a gothic style. The exterior is dominated by the slender tower and spire. At ground...