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Liam McCormick

25 September 2009

1967 – St. Aengus’ Church, Burt, Co. Donegal

Architect: Liam McCormick The eminent Donegal architect Liam McCormick designed St. Aengus’ Church or “˜Burt Chapel’ as it is locally known during the period of 1964-67. McCormick’s distinct ability to read a site...

06 June 2009

McCormick, Liam (1916-96)

Studied at Liverpool University, graduating 1943, before working as an architect and planner at the Ballymena Urban District Council. Established Corr and McCormick with Frank Corr (1948-68) after winning the competition for a...

03 May 2008

Dream buildings, drawn in bed

Liam McCormick (1916-1996) was close to being Ireland’s Alvar Aalto. Like the great Finnish architect, he was a committed but not doctrinaire modernist who found inspiration in the context of place and produced...

15 April 2008

North by northwest, a celebration of Liam McCormick

Liam McCormick, regarded as the “father of modern church architecture in Ireland”, was a giant of Irish architecture throughout the second half of the 20th century and one of only a handful of...