1970s

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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Government Publications Sales Office sign, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2+

In February 1983, the Government Publications Sales Office moved from the GPO Arcade (between Prince’s Street and Henry Street) to...

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Nassau Street entrance, Trinity College, Dublin 2+

The passageway from Nassau Street into Fellows’ Square in Trinity College is part of the Arts and Social Sciences building,...

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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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Science block, St. Columba’s College, Whitechurch, Dublin 16+

The science block at St. Columba’s College was designed by Robin Walker (Scott Tallon Walker), completed in 1971. Columba’s is...

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River House, Chancery Street, Dublin 7+

River House tends to make an appearance on lists of people’s least-favourite buildings in Dublin, not helped by being out...

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Merrion Hall, Strand Road, Sandymount, Dublin 4+

Merrion Hall sits metres lower than the Strand Road, flanked on each side by roads leading to the rear car...

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Stephen Court, 18-21 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2+

Sitting in a Georgian terrace on the north side of Stephen’s Green, Stephen Court reads from the street like a...

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Church of the Holy Trinity, Donaghmede, Dublin 13+

Holy Trinity has a cruciform plan, rising as four angled plates that intersect to create the church’s distinctive sculptural form....

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Agriculture House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2+

Kildare Street is dominated by state and institutional buildings, and for me, that’s a context in which Agriculture House sits...

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