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09 October 2015

1869 – Waterpark, Castleconnell, Co. Limerick

Architect: William Fogerty Constructed in 1866-69 – Fogerty’s Victorian villa was a new house in front of existing one, which has been converted into subsidiary offices. For John Lecky Phelps. Published in The...

09 October 2015

1858 – Railway Station, Limerick, Co. Limerick

Architect: Sancton Wood Opened on the 28th of August 1858 replacing an earlier, temporary station some 500m further east, which had operated from 9th of May 1848. Designed by English architect Sancton Wood...

09 October 2015

1898 – Methodist Chapel, Carlow

In the early months of 1897, construction started on this building comprised a chapel and adjoining lecture hall, and in the basement, a tea room or Sunday School room, a store and a...

08 October 2015

1860 – Proposal for St. Andrew’s Church, Andrew St., Dublin

Architect: Lanyon, Lynn and Lanyon More expansive scheme than constructed to replace the church destroyed in a fire in 1860. This illustration appears to show the church (largely as constructed) with schools, hall...

07 October 2015

1860 – Warehouse, Nos.17-18 Mary St., Dublin

Architect: Alfred G. Jones Rebuilding of a extensive furniture & upholstery establishment. Shop front of ‘novel and ornate character’. The upper part of the facade, has lost its curvilinear gables and is now...

07 October 2015

1860 – Shop Front, No.40 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin

Architect: Alfred G. Jones Shopfront for Cherry & Sheilds, paper warehouse, published in The Irish Builder.

06 October 2015

The Big Debate – The Way We Build Now

On Wednesday 14 October, 7pm, at Liberty Hall, Professor Frances Ruane will chair THE BIG HOUSING DEBATE, the opening event of the Irish Architecture Foundation’s OPEN HOUSE DUBLIN (14 to 18 October 2015),...

06 October 2015

1861 – Uncompleted Spire, St John’s Cathedral, Limerick

Architect: Philip Charles Hardwick Uncompleted tower and spire for St John’s Cathedral, Limerick. The spire was later completed, in 1883, to a different design by local architect, M.A. Hennessy. Described in The Dublin...

06 October 2015

1860 – Drinking Fountain, Beresford Place, Dublin

Architect: Deane & Woodward Published in The Dublin Builder, February 1 1861, and gifted to the city by the Earl of Carlisle. “An exception however to this structure, has been erected near the...