1860s

The Freemasons’ Hall, 17 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2+

Though the Grand Lodge of Ireland dates from 1725 or earlier, work on their present building in Dublin began in 1866....

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Catholic Apostolic/St. Finian’s Lutheran Church, Adelaide Road, Dublin 2+

Sitting at about a 30-degree angle to Adelaide Road, the church was originally built for the Catholic Apostolic Church. The...

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Hinges, Dublin Unitarian Church, 122 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2+

One of my favourite of the early posts here was a very, very simple one with a memorable bit of...

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John’s Lane and Presbytery of John’s Lane Church, Dublin 8+

The Church of St. Augustine and St. John is one of the street’s highlights, designed by Edward Welby Pugin and...

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Lifeboat Station, East Pier, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin+

Dun Laoghaire got its first lifeboat in 1811, with a station built by the Dublin Ballast Board, which was taken...

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Entrance, Upper Hatch Street, Dublin 2+

On the Hatch Street side of the National Concert Hall, there’s a rarely-used door in the side of the three-storey...

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Windows, 46-7 Dame Street, Dublin 2+

The Dame Street facade of the former Crown Life Insurance Building (Thomas Newenham Deane, 1868) is in such a chaotic...

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