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04 February 2010

1921 – No.2 Eden Quay, Dublin

Architect: T.J. Cullen A good early 20th century building dating from after the destruction of the area in the 1916 Rising. A symmetrical fa├žade allows for an entryway into Old Abbey Street which...

04 February 2010

1829 – Dublin Steam Packet Building, Eden Quay, Dublin

A fine terrace of houses with original Wide Street Commissioner shopfronts at ground level, this building remains in good condition although minus its original glazing pattern. Similar shopfronts can be seen on this...

04 February 2010

1965 – Liberty Hall, Eden Quay, Dublin

Architect: Desmond Ri O’Kelly Definitely not the most popular building in Dublin but for many years it was the tallest, Liberty Hall is the headquarters of the union SIPTU. It was built on...

04 February 2010

1791 – Custom House, Customhouse Quay, Dublin

Architect: James Gandon The Custom House is often considered architecturally the most important building in Dublin and is sited on the river front with Beresford Place to the rear. The Custom House was...

04 February 2010

1790 – Beresford Place, Dublin

Architect: James Gandon Beresford Place is a short curving terrace of five houses built on an axis with the central dome of the Custom House. The terrace was designed by James Gandon in...

04 February 2010

1802 – The Four Courts, Inns Quay, Dublin

Architect: James Gandon One of the landmarks of Dublin with its large drum and shallow dome, and visible all along the Liffey, the Four Courts derives its names from the four divisions that...

04 February 2010

1864 – Allied Irish Bank, Arran Quay, Dublin

Architect: Charles Geoghegan / George L. O’Connor Fine small bank branch in an Italianate style with manager’s residence to the rear. The interior of the banking hall is ornate without being overpowering. The...

04 February 2010

2001 – McNamara Construction, Capel Street, Dublin

Architect: Grafton Architects Infill building on rear lane to Ormonde Quay, with a range of materials including rubble stone, wooden cladding and a large amount of north-facing glazing.

04 February 2010

1922 – Former Presbytery, Arran Quay, Dublin

Architect: George L. O’Connor Former presbytery for the neighbouring St. Paul’s Church, and now offices for a Catholic church-based youth organisation. A substantial house, well set-back from the traffic, it is a far-cry...