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Grafton Architects

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.

22 January 2010

Modern new €2m home on campus for University of Limerick president

University of Limerick president Don Barry will move into his new environmentally-friendly residence on campus next month, becoming the first UL president to do so. Prof Barry, the university’s third president, will be...

31 December 2009

2006 – Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, Co. Meath

Architect: Grafton Architects The space includes a 320-seat theater, three visual-arts areas and a café bar. At a cost of 13.5 million euro, Solstice is now hailed as one of the Republic’s most...

31 December 2009

2002 – Dunshaughlin Civic Centre, Co. Meath

Architect: Grafton Architects The Civic Centre provides a ‘one-stop-shop’ facility for the mass housing estates that surround it. The public use this facility to pay local taxes, inspect planning files and hold public...

03 November 2009

Grafton Architects talk in the National Gallery

A talk by Shelley McNamara and Yvonne Farrell of Grafton Architects will take place in the National Gallery of Ireland on Thursday 12 November at 6.30pm. The architects will discuss their design for...

06 October 2009

RIBA announces Farrell and McNamara as recipients of International Fellowships

The Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) Council today approved ten new International Fellowships of the RIBA. International Fellowships reward the particular contributions non-UK architects have made to architecture. The lifetime honour, conferred...

06 June 2009

McNamara, Shelley

Studied at University College Dublin, graduating 1974. Established Grafton Architects with Yvonne Farrell in 1977. A member of Group ’91 Architects, she has taught at University College Dublin since 1976 and has lectured...

06 June 2009

Yvonne Farrell

Studied at University College Dublin, graduating 1974. Established Grafton Architects in 1977 with Shelley McNamara, whose work together has received numerous awards and has been published extensively internationally and exhibited at Dublin, London,...

06 June 2009

Cleary, Shay (b.1951)

Studied at University College Dublin, graduating 1974. Worked with Marcel Breuer and Candilis Josic Woods in Paris and with Neave Brown at the Camden Borough Council in London before returning to Dublin in...