Irish architecture


Welcome to this on-line display of drawings by Gerald Blaikie of some of the iconic landmark buildings to be found in Ireland.
It now forms part of scotcities.com where my sketches of Scottish buildings have been shown for many years.

Drawing of tower at Dublin Castle

Original Norman style round tower at Dublin Castle, the earliest part of the fortress

Location: Dublin Castle
Architect: Unknown
Year: c.1230


Drawing of clock tower at Dublin Castle by Gerald Blaikie

Clock tower at Dublin Castle

Location: Dublin Castle
Architect: Arthur Jones-Nevill
Year: c.1760


Tower and spire of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin

Tower and spire of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin

Location: Dublin
Architect: Unknown
Year: c.1400


Drawing of General Post Office, Dublin

General Post Office, Dublin, scene of the 1916 Easter Rising

Location: O'Connell Street, Dublin
Architect: Francis Johnston
Year: c.1818


Drawing of the clock tower at Connolly Station, Dublin

Clock tower at Connolly Station, Dublin

Location: Amiens Street, Dublin
Architect: William Deane Butler
Year: c.1844


Drawing of dome of the Four Courts, Dublin

Dome of the Four Courts, Dublin

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Architect: Thomas Cooley / James Gandon
Year: c.1802


Tower of St Audeon's Church, Dublin

Tower of St Audeon's, the earliest surviving occupied church in Dublin

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Architect: Unknown
Year: c.1190


Drawing of Custom House, Dublin

Custom House, Dublin

Location: Custom House Quay, Dublin
Architect: James Gandon
Year: c.1791


Drawing of Campanile at Trinity College, Dublin

Campanile at Trinity College, Dublin

Location: Trinity College, Dublin
Architect: Charles Lanyon
Sculptor: Thomas Kirk
Year: c.1853


Drawing of ruined tower at Cavan Abbey

Ruined tower of St Mary's Abbey, Cavan

Location: Cavan Town, Ireland
Architect: Unknown
Year: c.1460


Drawing of tower at Cavan Cathedral

Tower at Cathedral of St Patrick and St Felim, Cavan

Location: Cavan Town, Ireland
Architect: W.H. Byrne & Son
Year: 1942


St Mary's Church, Ballyhaise, Co Cavan, Ireland

Gable of former Cathedral of St Patrick, Cavan, relocated as St Mary's Church, Ballyhaise, 1942

Location: Ballyhaise, Co. Cavan
Architect: Unknown
Year: c.1823


Tower of Cavan Parish Church

Tower of Cavan Parish Church (C.o.I)

Location: Cavan Town, Ireland
Architect: John Bowden
Year: c.1820


Drawing of Bellamont Forest, Co. Cavan, Ireland

Bellamont House, Palladian style Plantation era house at Cootehill, Co. Cavan

Location: Cootehill, Co. Cavan
Architect: Edward Lovett Pearce
Year: c.1730


Drawing of the Courthouse, Cavan, Ireland

The Courthouse, Cavan, Ireland

Location: Cavan Town, Ireland
Architect: William Farrell
Year: c.1825


Drawing of Town Hall, Sligo

Town Hall, Sligo

Location: Sligo Town, Ireland
Architect: William Hague
Year: c.1874


Clock tower of King's Cross Station London

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