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30 September 2009

1885 – St Louis Convent, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Large complex of building facing a small lake, started in 1859 although a convent had been in operation on this site for some years before. This complex was finally completed in 1959 when...

29 September 2009

1848 – St Macartan’s College, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Thomas Duff St Macartan’s College designed by Thomas Duff is a large building of 17 bays in a restrained classical style and was built as the Diocesan college for Clogher. The centre...

29 September 2009

2002 – Largy College, Clones, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Anthony Reddy Associates Modern secondary school with a rather more striking appearance than is usually normal with projects where budgets are king. Produced as part of a Public/Private Partnership Bundled Schools Initiative,...

29 September 2009

1880 – Schools, Batley, Yorkshire

Architect: Walter Hanstock Published in The Building News, October 22 1880. “This perspective drawing was prepared before the plans were sent to the Education Department for approval, and does not show the exterior...

27 September 2009

1880 – Boys High School, Plymouth, Devon

Architect: Paull & Bonella “Ix the laying out of a scheme for the accommodation of the Plymouth High School for Boys, the governors determined to make provision for future as well as present...

27 September 2009

1870 – School, Mounttown, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Architect: Welland & Gillespie

23 September 2009

1879 – Firth College, School Board Offices & Central Schools, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Architect: Flockton & Abbott / Edward Robert Robson Perspective view and ground plan published in The Building News, October 17th 1879. “But the principal schools, indeed, we may say the chief work now...

17 September 2009

1878 – Presbytery & Industrial Schools Booterstown, Co. Dublin

Architect: John L. Robinson In Ireland the Industrial Schools Act of 1868 established industrial schools (Irish: scoileanna saothair) to care for “neglected, orphaned and abandoned children”. In recent times these schools have become...

17 September 2009

1879 – Sedes Sapientiae (Training School) Baggot St., Dublin

Architect: John L. Robinson In the early 1830s Catherine McAuley started training courses in the Baggot Street Convent to qualify able students who wished to become governesses or teachers in various schools throughout...