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05 February 2010

1872 – Constable’s Lodge, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: E.T. Owen

05 February 2010

1863 – Garda Officers’ Club, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: Benjamin Woodward This distinguished building in the Phoenix Park Headquarters of the Garda Siochana formerly the Officers’ Mess and now the Garda Officers’ Club, dates from 1863. The plans were drawn by...

05 February 2010

1861 – Wellington Monument, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: Sir Robert Smirke Built to commemorate the victories of the ‘Iron Duke’ Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, who was born in Dublin, the memorial in the Phoenix park is the tallest obelisk...

05 February 2010

1842 – Garda Headquarters, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: Jacob Owen In 1836 the old County or Provincial Constabulary forces of Ireland were merged in a new centralised Constabulary of Ireland. The Phoenix Park in Dublin was chosen as the most...

05 February 2010

1840 – Islandbridge Gate Lodge, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: Jacob Owen Another fine gatelodge to the park, complete with ornate metal revolving pedestrian gate by J. & C. McGloughlin and unusual octagonal piers. The house is in a Tudo cottage orné...

05 February 2010

1833 – Chapelizod Gate Lodge, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: Decimus Burton Possibly the finest building in the park, the wonderful example of a classically designed residence was built on an axis with the Hibernian Military School (St Mary’s Hospital) in 1836....

05 February 2010

1811 – Main Entrance, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: Decimus Burton Gatelodge at the main entrance to the park at Parkgate Street.

05 February 2010

1786 – Irish Army Headquarters, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: James Gandon A building often overlooked by visitors to the park, the Army Headquarters was built by James Gandon as the Royal Military Infirmary. Gandon was paid in 1786 for the designwork,...

05 February 2010

1776 – American Ambassador’s Residence, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Sited near the centre at the park, just off Chesterfield Avenue and close to àras an Uachtaráin is the residence of the ambassador of the United States of America to Ireland. A grand...