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19 February 2010

1714 – Treasury Building, Dublin Castle

The lower yard of Dublin Castle is built on a steep incline leading up to the upper yard. This posed problems for building so that the Chapel Royal to the south has a...

19 February 2010

1838 – Police Office and Armoury, Dublin Castle

Architect: Jacob Owen A fine small neo-classical building in the lower yard of Dublin Castle – of five bays with a large central carriage arch. Built as the Police Office Yard and Armoury.

19 February 2010

1811 – Ship Street Barracks, Dublin Castle

The offices on ship street were built in the 19th century as accommodation for Army engineers. Over the years they were used for a variety of purposes including training and offices. By the...

19 February 2010

1172 – Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin

Christ Church Cathedral is the Church of Ireland Cathedral for the Diocese of Dublin and Glendalough. Its origins date to about 1038 when the Viking settlers constructed a cathedral on this site. The...

19 February 2010

1890 – St Michael’s Church (Synod Hall), Christchurch Place, Dublin

Architect: George Edmund Street St Michael’s Church dating from the 12th Century is embedded in the Synod Hall of Christ Church Cathedral. It is not commonly known that until the restoration of Christ...

19 February 2010

1834 – Stable and Carriage Block, Dublin Castle

Architect: Jacob Owen Now converted into a exhibition and event space, this castellated structure originally houses the State Carriage and other carriages.

19 February 2010

1807 – Chapel Royal, Dublin Castle

Architect: Francis Johnston The Chapel Royal, or as it is now known the Church of the Most Holy Trinity, was designed in the Gothic style by Francis Johnston. It is built on the...

19 February 2010

1807 – Dublin Castle Ship Street Entrance

Architect: Francis Johnston The main entrance to the castle for vehicular traffic, the gate has a pedestrian walkway above for security. The gateway to the left leads to the Castle Steps which is...

19 February 2010

1929 – Kiosk, Leeson Street, Dublin

Architect: Michael Moynihan Formerly a Tea Room and Toilets block with Kiosk shop – only the Kiosk is still in operation. This little building has some fine brickwork and a decorative Dublin coat-of-arms...