Des Mcmahon

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Businesses on Parliament Street in Dublin have expressed concerns about the possible impact of the creation of the College Green traffic-free plaza. Photograph: Eric Luke

Up to 1,600 buses per day – or up to 145 buses an hour at peak times – would move through Parliament Street in Dublin if the proposed College Green ci(...)

James Pike. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

James Pike of O’Mahony Pike Architects has been awarded the RIAI James Gandon Medal for Lifetime Achievement. Carole Pollard, president of the Royal I(...)

The Robin Walker-designed former  Bord Fáilte HQ in Dublin: a submission calling on An Bord Pleanála   to preserve the modernist structure  compares it to a Renaissance villa

A ding-dong battle has developed over plans by Irish Life plc to demolish the former Bord Fáilte headquarters at Baggot Street bridge in Dublin and r(...)

Artist’s impression of Tara House, intended to be a “landmark gateway” marking the transition between Dublin’s historic core and the contemporary architecture of Docklands.

Often controversial developer Johnny Ronan, now well out of Nama, is lodging plans to build the tallest building in Dublin on a site adjoining Tara St(...)

Glór music centre in Ennis, Co Clare, is one of Des McMahon’s designs. Photograph: Frank Miller

Architect Des McMahon continually places emphasis on community and social democracy when discussing his work. His inclusive nature starts with the J(...)

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 chapel to commemorate the 232 people who died during the 1916 Rising, which is due to be completed to coincide with the the Easter 2016 centenary celebrations, will be built at Glasnevin Cemetery. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An international architectural competition to design a chapel to commemorate the 232 people who died during the 1916 Rising has been opened by the Gla(...)