Restored Four Courts dome set for seal of approval

Restoration project under way four years after major structural problems discovered

Dublin's Four Courts is getting some much needed restoration work on its dome. The project is expected to be completed by 2016. Olivia Kelly reports.

The dome at the top of Dublin’s Four Courts could be opened to the public for the first time following a major restoration project by the Office of Public Works (OPW).

The most significant conservation and reconstruction project undertaken on the late 18th-century courthouse since it was rebuilt after the Civil War in 1922 began this year, four years since serious structural problems emerged with the dome.

Please subscribe or sign in to continue reading.
only €1 first month

Insightful opinion is just a away.