A place apart: one of the cantilevered cabins at Glencomeragh House

A group of exquisite buildings by a young, now disbanded practice of architects, Bates Maher, has won the RIAI Gold Medal, a triennial award that is I(...)

The ESB offices, viewed  from Baggot Street. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The announcement by the ESB in 1962 that it planned to demolish 16 houses on Lower Fitzwilliam Street provoked widespread opposition from conservation(...)

The ESB offices on Fitzwilliam Street Lower. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Almost 50 years since the demolition of 16 Georgian houses in what was described by conservationists as one of the worst acts of vandalism in the h(...)

Peter Carroll’s house on Lucky Lane.  Photograph: Marie Louise Halpenny

Imagine the best property pages, interiors magazines and glossy architecture books all rolled into one and come to life. That’s Open House, the ann(...)

Avenida de Miraflores 14, Puerta de Hierro, Madrid, by Francisco de Asís Cabrero Torres-Quevedo (1961-62). Photograph: Francisco de Asís Cabrero Torres-Quevedo

One of the attractions of reading the property pages is the opportunity it gives us, even those of us not house hunting, to have a snoop around(...)

Five years ago, Ballynoe House on 50 acres at Ardattin, Co Carlow, was valued at €3.8 million. Today, the estate is for sale by private treaty (...)

Designed by GKMP Architects, the repurposed Central Bank on Dublin’s Dame Street would have classrooms on each floor and a library on top.

The Central Bank in Dame Street, Dublin, would be turned into a high-rise secondary school by the winning entry in an ideas competition to find(...)