Twitter Facebook Vimeo Youtube Linkedin Google Plus Pinterest Tumblr

Dublin

10 February 2010

1191 – St Patrick’s Cathedral, Patrick Street, Dublin

St Patrick’s Cathedral is traditionally the site of a holy well used by St Patrick for baptisms and a church was established here as early as the late fifth century – a stone...

10 February 2010

1807 – Grand Canal Hotel, Portobello, Dublin

Architect: Thomas Colbourne The hotel was one of five operated between Dublin and the Shannon and opened in 1807 and operated until 1860 despite passenger services being stopped in 1852. Sited beside the...

10 February 2010

1923 – AIB, South Richmond Street, Dublin

Architect: Frederick G. Hicks Bank dating from the early twentieth century constructed in a restrained classical style for the Provincial Bank.

10 February 2010

1790 – Westmoreland Street, Dublin

Leading from College Green to O’Connell street and named after John Fane, tenth Earl of Westmoreland and Lord Lieutenant 1790-94. One of the last streets to be laid out by the Wide Streets...

10 February 2010

1935 – Nos. 35-36 Westmoreland Street, Dublin

Architect: Arnold F. Hendy Built as the Pearl Life Assurance building, it was gutted and merged into one large development in the late 1990s. This meant the demolition of the interiors of half...

10 February 2010

1911 – The International Bar, Wicklow Street, Dublin

Architect: George L. O’Connor

10 February 2010

1774 – Powerscourt House, South William Street, Dublin

Architect: Richard Cassels The house built for Richard Wingfield, the third Viscount Powerscourt was designed by Richard Cassels. It was built at a cost of £80,000 in 1771-4. The gateway to the right...

10 February 2010

1935 – Nos.1-3 Westmoreland Street, Dublin

Architect: Millar & Symes On an important corner site adjoining the Bank of Ireland in College Green, this office building is curiously un-noticeable. With its brickwork and stone trimmings, the building seems modern...

10 February 2010

1870 – Nos.3-4 Westmoreland Street, Dublin

Architect: William G. Murray Designed as the Cramer Wood Music Store, this building has fine polychromatic brickwork and stone trimmings. Originally the doorway was offcentre, to the righthandside of the building but it...