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19 February 2010

2007 – No. 75, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin

Architect: Burke-Kennedy Doyle / Homan O’Brien Associates Formerly the site of the Department of Justice, a 1960s era office building, which was demolished in the early part of the 21st century for redevelopment....

19 February 2010

1680 – State Apartments, Dublin Castle

The State Apartments in Dublin Castle were originally constructed as living accommodation for the Lord Lieutenant. The Lord Lieutenants preferred the comforts of the Phoenix Park residence however and tended to live there...

19 February 2010

1204 – Dublin Castle

Dublin Castle has been a constantly developing architectural entity from its foundation in the 12th century up to the present day. It was founded in 1204 by order of King John who wanted...

19 February 2010

1830 – Garden Front, Dublin Castle

The rear of the exterior of the State Apartments buildings has a differing treatment from the upper yard. Much of the exterior is simply stuccoed and has been painted in bright colours by...

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...


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