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18 August 2014

1862 – Ulster Hall, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: William Barre Opened in 1862, by the Ulster Hall Company, the hall’s purpose was to provide the expanding city of Belfast with a multi-purpose venue of sufficient size. On its opening night...

13 August 2014

1881 – Villa, Dartry Park, Rathmines, Dublin

Architect: G.P Beater “This neat residence of which we give a perspective view, has been erected for J.H. Reid, Esq., from the designs and under the superintendence of MR. G.P. Beater, Dawson-street. It...

12 August 2014

1878 – Business Premises, Lombard St., Belfast

Architect: Thomas Jackson & Sons “Our illustration with this issue shows the new premises at the corner of Lombard-street and Rosemary-street, Belfast, which will shortly be completed for Mr Patrick McGuinness, the well-known...

12 August 2014

1870 – Ulster Bank Buildings, Waring St., Belfast

Architect: Thomas Jackson & Sons Now part of the Merchant Hotel along with the former Ulster Bank headquarters next to it. “These new buildings are being erected for the Ulster Banking Company, in...

12 August 2014

AIARG 2015 – Call for Papers

Proposals for papers are sought for the fourth annual meeting of the All-Ireland Architecture Research Group on January 30-31 2015. In keeping with previous AIARG conferences the purpose of the fourth annual meeting...

31 July 2014

1874 – Villas, Rostrevor, Co. Down

Architect: William J. Watson Terrace of four villas constructed in Rostrevor, and published in The Irish Builder, May 15 1874. Watson was a Newry-based architect who had a thriving practice in this part...

23 July 2014

American Embassy building among highlights of Open House Dublin 2014

The ninth annual Open House Dublin will take place from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th October 2014. Over one weekend, great Dublin buildings of all types and periods will open up their doors...

23 July 2014

Grafton Architects + Shaffrey Associates selected for Parnell Square Cultural Quarter Redevelopment

Dublin City Council and the Parnell Square Foundation have announced that Grafton Architects + Shaffrey Associates, are selected as the preferred Design Team to deliver on an ambitious design brief set for the...

22 July 2014

1788 – Proposal to link Grand Canal with Liffey, Dublin

Architect: John Brownrigg A large ladder of canal locks proposed to join the James Street Basin of the Grand Canal with the River Liffey. At the Liffey end, small harbours would have been...