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Dun Laoghaire

27 January 2010

1862 – Presbyterian Church, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Architect: Andrew Heiton The third church designed by Scottish architect Andrew Heiton in a French Gothic in Dublin. The other two are Findlater’s Church on Parnell Square, and Christ Church Presbyterian in Rathgar....

27 January 2010

1890 – Bank of Ireland, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Imposing 19th century bank built in red sandstone, brick and terracotta mouldings. The ground floor with its large round-headed windows and doorways gives the impression of a recessed arcade due to the deep-set...

27 January 2010

1871 – Former Royal Bank, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Architect: Charles Geoghegan Imposing 19th century bank (No. 102 Upper Georges Street) now in use as a commercial premises. The building has a high quality stone façade at street level. Possibly designed by...

27 January 2010

1973 – St Michael’s Church, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Architect: C.J. McCarthy / Sean Rothery, Pearse McKenna, Naois O’Dowd In 1968, the fine Gothic church design by Dublin City Architect C.J. MaCarthy, himself the son of leading church architect J.J. McCarthy, burned...

27 January 2010

1899 – Former Fire Station, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Now in use as an enterprise centre, the former Fire Station of the Borough is less ornate than similar buildings being constructed in Dublin city centre at this time, notably those by C.J...

27 January 2010

1900 – Queen Victoria Fountain, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Erected in Dún Laoghaire in 1900 to commemorate the visit to Ireland of Queen Victoria, and seriously damaged in the 1980s, this fountain was recently restored. The fountain was one of a large...

27 January 2010

1911 – Northumberland Hall, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Architect: G.P. Beater Built as a meeting hall, this is an attractive Arts & Crafts building. Now containing offices of an architects firm – Moloney O’Beirne Architects.

27 January 2010

1953 – Passenger Terminal, Carlisle Pier, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Architect: Office of Public Works Recently demolished, this 1950s ferry terminal hid a Victorian railway station. The passenger terminal was designed as a temporary measure to be replaced at a later stage with...

27 January 2010

1996 – Ferry Terminal, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Architect: Burke-Kennedy Doyle The ferry terminal at Dun Laoghaire is one of the main entry points into Ireland from the United Kingdom. After a prolonged period of discussion and the announcement by Stena...