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Irish architects

06 June 2009

Haughey, Patrick

Listed as an assistant architect on the Busáras project. He left the firm to practice on his own from Belfast. He was highly commended in the RIAI awards of 1961-62 for his Roman...

06 June 2009

Hamilton, Patrick

He joined Michael Scott’s office in 1947 approx. and was responsible for many of the small details in the building of Busáras. He was responsible for the running of the drawing office in...

06 June 2009

William Hague (1840-1900)

Born in Cavan, Hague was a prominant church architect with his offices in Westland Row. Amongst his most prominent works are the Roman Catholic churches in Ballybay, Kingscourt, and the Archbishop’s Palace in...

06 June 2009

Gandon, James (1743-1823)

James Gandon (1743-1823) was of French Huguenot descent and studied under William Chambers in England . His most important work in England was Nottingham County Hall of which only the façade survives. In...

06 June 2009

Fox, Kevin (1921-)

Kevin Fox graduated from UCD along with Patrick Scott and Kevin Roche in 1945 and joined Michael Scott shortly after. A brilliant draughtsman, during the Busáras project he was responsible for many of...

06 June 2009

Fitzgerald, Desmond (1910-1987)

Desmond Fitzgerald studied at University College Dublin. Very much known for one building – Dublin Airport at Collinstown (1937-1941), Fitzgerald was responsible for other buildings in the city – many of them reviled...

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

Sir Thomas Drew (1838-1910)

Articled to Sir Charles Lanyon, Drew joined the office of William G. Murray and moved to Dublin. He became one of the most distinguished architects of the 19th century in Ireland, as well...

06 June 2009

Doyle, Peter (d. 1995)

Studied at University College Dublin and the Illinois Institute of Technology, graduating with a Master’s Degree in Architectural Science in 1965. Worked with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe before returning to Dublin to...