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Parnell Square Dublin

05 December 2013

1762 – Design for Hall Chimney-piece, Charlemont House, Dublin

Architect: Sir William Chambers Lord Charlemont had met and befriended Sir William Chambers in Italy while Chambers was studying roman antiquities and Charlemont was on a collecting trip. Years later, he hired Chambers...

17 May 2011

1966 – Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square, Dublin

Architect: Dáithí Hanly The Garden of Remembrance (Irish: An Gairdín Cuimhneacháin) is a memorial garden in Dublin dedicated to the memory of “all those who gave their lives in the cause of Irish...

06 July 2010

1863 – Findlater’s Church, Parnell Square, Dublin

Architect: Andrew Heiton In the 1860s the growth of the Prebsyterian congregation and a substantial increase in rent on the Mary’s Abbey property made it desirable for the congregation to seek new premises....

11 June 2010

1763 – Charlemont House, Parnell Square, Dublin

Architect: Sir William Chambers Lord Charlemont had met and befriended Sir William Chambers in Italy while Chambers was studying roman antiquities and Charlemont was on a collecting trip. Years later Charlemont had hired...

11 June 2010

1748 – Rotunda Hospital, Parnell Square, Dublin

Architect: Richard Cassels The Rotunda Hospital officially the Dublin Lying-in Hospital was the first maternity hospital in Britain or Ireland and was at one time the largest in the world. Really it is...

11 June 2010

1753 – Parnell Square, Dublin

Originally Rutland Square, which referred to the park in the centre and the second earliest of Dublin’s squares. The surrounding streets were known as Charlemont Row, Cavendish Row and Palace Row and Great...

06 January 2009

€6m Gate Theatre development opens

The actors and director of a new production of Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing gathered at the Gate Theatre yesterday morning to start rehearsals in the new rehearsal room of the Dublin theatre....