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20 January 2010

1829 – Heuston Bridge, Dublin

Architect: George Papworth Once virtually unused since the opening of a new bridge beside it to cope with the heavy traffic, and now dedicated as a bridge for the Light Rail, Heuston Bridge...

20 January 2010

1859 – Rory O’More Bridge, Dublin

Opened in 1859, Rory O’More Bridge is named after one of the ringleaders of a plot to capture Dublin in October 1641. Previously the bridge was known as Queen Victoria Bridge. Prior to...

20 January 2010

1874 – Grattan Bridge, Dublin

Architect: Bindon B. Stoney Named after Henry Grattan MP (1746-1820) and opened in 1874. The original bridge on this site was built in 1676 and called Essex Bridge after the Lord Lieutenant Arthur...

20 January 2010

2000 – Millenium Bridge, Dublin

Architect: Howley Harrington One of the new generation of bridges on the Liffey, the Millenium Bridge was the second footbridge on the river, and is a simple span projecting from stone abutements on...

20 January 2010

2003 – James Joyce Bridge, Dublin

Architect: Santiago Calatrava Named after the Dublin author James Joyce whose story “The Dead” is set in a house facing the bridge, this was one of two Santiago Calatrava projects planned for Dublin...

20 January 2010

2005 – Sean O’Casey Bridge, Dublin

Architect: Cyril O’Neill This pedestrian bridge, which links Custom House Quay with City Quay, is named after the Dublin writer Sean O’Casey. The bridge is directly opposite Stack A, the 19th century warehouse...

11 January 2010

1883 – Science & Art Museum, Kildare Street, Dublin

Architect: Ernest C. Lee A premiated design from the competition to design a Museum for the Royal Dublin Society on Kildare St. The winning design was produced by T.N. Deane & Son. Published...

14 December 2009

1740 – Tyrone House, Marlborough St., Dublin

Architect: Richard Cassels Cassels designed this Dublin town house for Marcus Beresford, Earl of Tyrone, in Marlborough Street between 1740 and 1745. A fine example of Cassels’ robust sober style. The central Venetian...

14 December 2009

1888 – Cardinal MacCabe Memorial, Glasnevin, Dublin

Architect: G.C. Ashlin Designed by George Coppinger Ashlin to upstage the recently completed church by J.J. McCarthy who was his main rival for Irish church commissions. The effigy of the cardinal is by...