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Dublin Quays

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 façade 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...

04 February 2010

1802 – The Four Courts, Inns Quay, Dublin

Architect: James Gandon One of the landmarks of Dublin with its large drum and shallow dome, and visible all along the Liffey, the Four Courts derives its names from the four divisions that...

04 February 2010

1864 – Allied Irish Bank, Arran Quay, Dublin

Architect: Charles Geoghegan / George L. O’Connor Fine small bank branch in an Italianate style with manager’s residence to the rear. The interior of the banking hall is ornate without being overpowering. The...

04 February 2010

1922 – Former Presbytery, Arran Quay, Dublin

Architect: George L. O’Connor Former presbytery for the neighbouring St. Paul’s Church, and now offices for a Catholic church-based youth organisation. A substantial house, well set-back from the traffic, it is a far-cry...

04 February 2010

2001 – Boardwalk, Liffey Quays, Dublin

Architect: McGarry Ní Éanaigh Architects Constructed as a Millenium project along Batchelors Walk and Lower Ormond Quay, the Boardwalk is an attractive promenade mounted on the quay walls at road level over the...