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22 January 2010

1846 – Railway Station, Clondalkin, Co. Dublin

A handsome Tudor Revival station building, typical of mid nineteenth-century railway architecture, and similar to the former Hazelhatch and Celbridge Station. Described in The Irish Railway Gazette of 20 July 1846 as “The...

21 January 2010

1853 – Railway Station, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin

Architect: George Papworth A single-storey Italianate style railway station, built 1853, with three-bay central limestone entrance porch flanked by advanced pedimented single-bays. Not as large as others on this line, but the building...

19 January 2010

1847 – Old Railway Station, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny

Architect: Captain Moorsom & Sancton Wood Designed by Captain Moorsom and built a year later in a modified form by Sancton Wood, the architect of Heuston Station in Dublin, the old station is...

19 January 2010

1855 – Railway Station, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

A very simple little railway station in the form of a small 5 bay building, built c.1855 by the Great Southern and Western Railway Co., flanked by set back single-bay limestone structures and...

19 January 2010

1900 – Hauptbahnhof, Nuremberg, Bavaria

Architect: Karl Zenger Germany’s first railway line ran between Nuremberg and neighbouring Fuerth. Today Nuremberg is an important station servicing local routes and high speed ICE routes. Externally, the station is a five...

08 January 2010

2000 – Railway Station, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny

Architect: Iarnród Éireann Architects The new railway station is just a little down the track from the now disused original station and shares the same platform. The new station was created out of...

08 January 2010

2000 – Railway Station, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Architect: Iarnród Éireann Architects Modern railway station built to serve the increased commuter traffic from Maynooth to Dublin Connolly. The proportions of the building are slightly ungainly, turning what could have been quite...

07 January 2010

1852 – Railway Station, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Architect: George Papworth A fine little railway station that was the end of the line before construction of the viaduct. Extended in recent years to serve the increasing Dublin commuter market, the station...

06 January 2010

1894 – Clarke Station, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Architect: William H. Mills Built to replace a station originally designed by Sir John MacNeil around 1850, Clarke Station is situated at track level beneath the surrounding street level and is the finest...