Michael Scott

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End of an era: Jimmy O’Dea points to the audience as the final curtain falls at the Theatre Royal in Dublin, in 1962. Photograph: Gordon Standing

Video may have killed the radio star, and streaming may or may not be making cinemas change their tune – see the gorgeous-looking new Stella Theatre i(...)

Bord Fáilte building: “architecturally interesting” example from the early 1960s period or in  “very harsh” relationship with Baggot Street,  ignoring  the line of the Grand Canal.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A landmark of Dublin’s architectural heritage will be destroyed if the redevelopment the 1960s former Bord Fáilte headquarters at Baggot Street bridge(...)

The Dublin City Marathon route. Illustration: Neil Manifold

The annual SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon takes place on Sunday, October 29th. As more than 20,000 hardy souls plod the 26.2 miles around Dublin city (...)

Kevin Roche: ‘I still don’t think architecture pays enough attention to the user, to the person who has to live in the building’

It’s mid-morning in Hamden, Connecticut and Kevin Roche is in the offices of Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates LLC (KRJDA), the firm he co-foun(...)

Shipping Container House: Gordon and Maggie Kelley with their children Gordie (7) and Penny Bell (eight months), at their house built from shipping containers at Ringsend , Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Today kicks off Open House Dublin 2017, the annual extravaganza exploring all things architectural. From the Airbnb HQ, to the atmospheric Victorian (...)

“The production suggests everyone is the product of stifling or corrupting forces”

The Chastitute Gaiety Theatre, Dublin ★★ “What I am, is a disaster,” says John Bosco McLaine, by way of introduction. In Stephen Brennan’s warm perfo(...)

An architectural drawing on display in the House and Home exhibition

As the debate over the housing crisis carries over into another year – conducted chiefly at the level of a political blame game – the Irish Architectu(...)

The late architect Michael Scott, pictured aged 82 in 1987, founded the ROSC art exhibitions. Photograph: Kevin McMahon

The recent publication of The Poetry of Vision: The ROSC Art Exhibitions 1967-1988, written by Peter Shortt and published by Irish Academic Press, rec(...)

“Modern” is a funny word in Ireland. In other countries, modern implies a straight line of development, from rural to urban, from agricultural to ind(...)

Dramatic: the Saw Swee Hock centre bursts up, out and through its medieval-London landscape

The design for the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, at the London School of Economics, was the catalyst for O’Donnell + Tuomey’s highest accolade to date(...)

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