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Dublin Quays

05 February 2010

1901 – Former Bank, Ormond Quay, Dublin

Architect: Millar & Symes Former bank branch with fine 1930s interior. The exterior has a fine bull-nosed corner executed in stone to contrast with the brickwork.

04 February 2010

1920 – Former Screen Cinema, Eden Quay, Dublin

Architect: T.F. McNamara / Jones & Kelly Originally rebuilt after the 1916 destruction of this part of Dublin, as the Corinthian Cinema, photographs from the 1950s show it encased in neon. It was...

04 February 2010

1921 – Seamens Institute, Eden Quay, Dublin

Architect: W.M. Mitchell & Sons The Seamens Institute on the corner of Marlborough Street and Eden Quay is another early 20th century building after the area was decimated during the 1916 Rising.

04 February 2010

1921 – Former Astor Cinema, Eden Quay, Dublin

Architect: Frederick W. Higginbotham Replacing two buildings destroyed in the 1916 Rising, Nos. 7-8 Eden Quay was re-constructed as a ballroom and commercial premises. It was later converted into the Astor Cinema. Closed...

04 February 2010

1892 – Mercantile Seaman Office, Eden Quay, Dublin

Architect: J. Howard Pentland A stern stone-faced building both in material and aspect, the Mercantile Seaman Office is a late 19th century commercial building in very unusual style. Unusual for Dublin, stylistically a...

04 February 2010

1921 – No.2 Eden Quay, Dublin

Architect: T.J. Cullen A good early 20th century building dating from after the destruction of the area in the 1916 Rising. A symmetrical fa├žade allows for an entryway into Old Abbey Street which...

04 February 2010

1829 – Dublin Steam Packet Building, Eden Quay, Dublin

A fine terrace of houses with original Wide Street Commissioner shopfronts at ground level, this building remains in good condition although minus its original glazing pattern. Similar shopfronts can be seen on this...

04 February 2010

1965 – Liberty Hall, Eden Quay, Dublin

Architect: Desmond Ri O’Kelly Definitely not the most popular building in Dublin but for many years it was the tallest, Liberty Hall is the headquarters of the union SIPTU. It was built on...

04 February 2010

1791 – Custom House, Customhouse Quay, Dublin

Architect: James Gandon The Custom House is often considered architecturally the most important building in Dublin and is sited on the river front with Beresford Place to the rear. The Custom House was...