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02 December 2013

1816 – Corn Exchange Building, Burgh Quay, Dublin

Architect: George Halpin The Corn Exchange Building designed by George Halpin in 1815 was approved by the Wide Streets Commissioners in 1816 with work commencing soon afterwards. Its granite facade still remains on...

26 November 2013

1932 – Pissoir, Upper Ormond Quay, Dublin

One the French style pissoirs imported prior to the 1932 Dublin Eucharistic Congress as part of a ‘clean up Dublin’ campaign. Removed sometime during the 1970s. Supposedly sold by Dublin Corporation to a...

25 November 2013

1969 – St. Michael’s Estate, Inchicore, Dublin

Architect: Arthur Swift & Partners Built on the site of the old Richmond Barracks, and finally demolished after years of decline in 2013, St Michael’s Estate had become a byword for poor quality...

20 November 2013

18th C. – Molesworth St., Dublin

A collection of various 18th and 19th century buildings that were demolished in the early 1970s to make way for poor quality office development. After forty years, the offices are now deemed substandard...

15 November 2013

1700s – Northern Range of the Rubrics, Trinity College Dublin

Demolished to make way for the Graduates Memorial Building of 1902, the Rubrics once formed a quadrangle of similar buildings. One range remains to the east, but with the addition of dutch gables...

02 November 2013

1798 – Carlisle Bridge, Dublin

Architect: James Gandon Originally designed and built by James Gandon, O’Connell Bridge was built in 1794-98 and named after the then Viceroy – Lord Carlisle. The original bridge had a slight hump and...

17 October 2013

1936 – Mount Merrion, Dublin

Architect: Jones & Kelly Original pages from Irish Homes brochure circa 1936 of house designs available to purchase in the Mount Merrion development.

15 October 2013

1934 – 38 Greenfield Rd, Mount Merrion, Dublin

Architect: Rupert Jones Part of Mount Merrion Park development built for Mr & Mrs Vaughan Dempsey. Designed by Rupert Jones of Jones & Kelly. The estate at Mount Merrion started to be sold...

10 October 2013

1920s – Phoenix Park Racecourse, Dublin

Phoenix Park Racecourse was located on the northern edge of the Phoenix Park in Dublin. Founded by J.H.H. Peard, racing began here in 1902, closed for racing in late 1990. The racecourse had...