1960s

Milltown 110kV station, Cowper Drive and Park Drive, Dublin 6 (and a bit of an announcement)+

It seems like the only real way to see the Milltown transformer station is from above. Unless you’re with the...

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Bandstand, Bushy Park, Terenure, Dublin 6+

Bushy Park follows the meandering path of the River Dodder for a stretch between Rathfarnham, Terenure, and Templeogue. The river’s...

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Dublin Institute of Technology, Kevin Street, Dublin 8+

Dublin Institute of Technology has its origins in the City of Dublin Technical Schools, with a Technical College founded at...

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Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square, Dublin 1+

Occupying the northern end of Parnell Square, the Garden of Remembrance is a memorial to those who gave their lives...

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ESB Headquarters, Fitzwilliam Street Lower, Dublin 2+

It’s difficult to separate a building from a controversial genesis, and maybe rightly so. For the ESB Headquarters on the...

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‘Cactus Provisoire’, Fellows’ Square, Trinity College, Dublin 2+

Fellows’ Square has quite a presence, not least for architectural reasons: it’s surrounded on all sides by significant buildings, by...

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Phibsboro Shopping Centre, Phibsboro, Dublin 7+

Reading coverage of the objections to Phibsboro Shopping Centre, the reasons seem surprising from now: local traders objected because they...

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Lansdowne House, Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4+

Lansdowne House is described as having a strong black and white colour palette originally, but it’s weathered into shades of...

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CIE sign, Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1+

Outside the quaintly-named Travel Centre on Lower Abbey Street, there’s a sign with the old CIE logo. The 1964 logo...

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Our Lady Mother of Divine Grace, Howth Road, Raheny, Dublin 5+

Designed by Peppard and Duffy and completed in 1962, the hulking church of Our Lady Mother of Divine Grace is...

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