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26 January 2010

1854 – Mary Immaculate Refuge of Sinners Church, Rathmines, Dublin

Architect: Patrick Byrne / W.H. Byrne Built in 1854 “in the greek style” by Patrick Byrne and later extended by W.H. Byrne who added the portico and pediment. This pediment is inscribed “Mariae...

26 January 2010

1896 – Former Rathmines Town Hall, Dublin

Architect: Sir Thomas Drew Around the city centre of Dublin was many smaller independent towns including Rathmines. Although now considered part of the city centre, Rathmines boasts the most impressive of the townhalls...

26 January 2010

1998 – Ranelagh Multi-Denominational School, Dublin

Architect: O’Donnell + Tuomey Winner of the RIAI Gold Medal 1998-2001, the Ranelagh Multi-Denominational School is an interwoven series of indoor and outdoor spaces – hollowed out within a shell of recycled brick....

26 January 2010

1964 – Irish Nationwide Headquarters, Grand Parade, Dublin

Architect: Robinson Keefe Devane Carroll’s of Grand Parade was designed and built in 1962-64 which was a period of great modernisation in Ireland both of society and of the city of Dublin. Originally...

26 January 2010

1864 – Northbrook Road Asylum, Ranelagh, Dublin

Architect: William G. Murray Gothic revival institution not much larger than a large Victorian house, now minus part of its spire. A strong asymmetrical design was entered through the porch under the tower....

26 January 2010

1860 – Sandford Road Church of Ireland, Ranelagh, Dublin

Architect: Lanyon, Lynn and Lanyon The first Dublin commission of Belfast firm Lanyon, Lynn and Lanyon, this little Italian Romanesque church replaced an earlier one of 1826. In 1880, the original galleries were...

26 January 2010

1902 – St. Peter’s Church, Phibsborough, Dublin

Architect: George Goldie / Ashlin & Coleman The chancel and transepts were erected, together with a great central tower by George Goldie in the early 1860s. But the construction of the tower proved...

25 January 2010

1837 – St Paul’s Church, Arran Quay, Dublin

Architect: Patrick Byrne St Paul’s dates from 1835-37, was designed by Patrick Byrne, and is one of the most prominent buildings on the city quays. Patrick Byrne was a prominent church architect of...

25 January 2010

1680 – Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin

Architect: Sir William Robinson The Royal Hospital Kilmainham is a mile and a half west of the city centre and at the time of its construction the site was part of the Phoenix...