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19 February 2010

1916 – Bridge building, Upper Baggot Street, Dublin

Architect: T.F. McNamara Former bank and office building on the bank of the Grand Canal. Most noticeable for the large windows on all floors and the gable chimney which appears to be supported...

19 February 2010

1893 – Royal City of Dublin Hospital, Upper Baggot Street, Dublin

Architect: Albert E. Murray Much of Upper Baggot Street was built in the Victorian era as a mixture of commercial premises, office accommodation and residential. Punctuating one side is the fine brick and...

19 February 2010

1962 – Bord Failte, Baggot Street, Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker Designed to cost as little as possible, the headquarters of Bord Failte (Irish Tourist Board) occupies a very important site at the Baggot Street crossing of the Grand Canal....

19 February 2010

1978 – Bank of Ireland, Baggot Street, Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker The Bank of Ireland in Baggot Street is most notable for two things other than its architecture: the amount or Bronze Manganese used in its construction – a commonly...

19 February 2010

1978 – O2 (Formerly Bord na Mona), Baggot Street, Dublin

Architect: Stephenson Gibney & Associates Designed as the headquarters of Bord Na Mona, and now the head office in Ireland of mobile operator O2. This is a good example of modern architecture in...

18 February 2010

1972 – McInerney Block, Grand Canal Street, Dublin

Architect: Stephenson Gibney & Associates Horrendous speculative office block developed in the early 1970s – wildly out of scale with the surroundings. After having a government tenant for years, it now stands empty.

18 February 2010

2007 – Dunnes Stores HQ, South Great George’s Street, Dublin

Architect: Arthur Gibney & Partners A large commercial development entailed the removal of a couple of buildings and facade retention of several others including the former Dunlop Factory on Stephen Street, and the...

18 February 2010

1929 – Former Bank, South Great George’s Street, Dublin

Architect: Frederick Jermyn Former bank building, now converted into a bar. Constructed in 1929 for the National Bank. Jermyn was principal assistant to J.F. Fuller before going into partnership with him in 1916,...

18 February 2010

1911 – Nos.60-61 South Great George’s Street, Dublin

Architect: Edwin Bradbury A fine pair of commercial buildings with ornate upper stories. No. 61, on the right was rebuilt by Edwin Bradbury in 1911.