James Franklin Fuller’s legacy: Kylemore Abbey. Photograph: Courtesy National Library of Ireland

For someone so self-obsessed, James Franklin Fuller left remarkably little archival material behind him. Perhaps that’s why, in spite of his built (...)

It is important to establish whether the chimney is shared between the two properties or is serving one property only.

Q My next door neighbour’s (rental property) chimney appears to be leaking a water and soot mixture down the walls of our house (the hall walls do(...)

The doors and basements of Merrion Square, Dublin 2
Downstairs Dublin on Culture Night
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  • September 12, 2015, 11:45

Next Friday night is Culture Night, and here at the Magazine we are doing our bit to bring the capital alive, with some help from our friends in Th(...)

There’s a delicious sense of tradition at Christmas on the Square, when many of the grand Georgian Houses on Dublin’s Merrion Square open up to the(...)

Nest House in East Wall by Urban Agency

From the headquarters of Airbnb in Ringsend, via the buildings of the Botanic Gardens and a private house extension in Drumcondra made entirely from p(...)

One of a number of surviving designs for the front elevation of Leinster House in Dublin by Richard Castle

Lovers of architecture and history will revel in a new summer exhibition opening this week at the Irish Architectural Archive on Merrion Square. It wi(...)

Of the 15 Georgian mansions in the Roebuck area, only two are still used as private houses and Roebuck Hill is one of them. (...)

A selection of the shopfronts from Dublin Shops: Photographs by Paul Tierney

‘He passed, dallying, the windows of Brown Thomas, silk mercers. Cascades of ribbons. Flimsy China silks,” wrote James Joyce in (...)

The Charlemont Street flats in Dublin which are due to be demolished. Photograph: Eric Luke

Demolition has started today on a Dublin City Council complex of more than 200 flats, which includes a unique block designed by Busaras and Abbey T(...)

There will be no public access to the the Irish Architectural Archive’s building on at Merrion Square in Dublin from July 2nd to September 2nd, the archive’s board said.  Photograph: Frank Miller

The Irish Architectural Archive in Dublin, which holds Ireland’s largest collection of building records, is being forced to close for July and August (...)