Fergal McGirl - Conservation architect dublin


larian studios, new bride street, dublin
We were engaged by DMOD Architects in 2020 to provide conservation input from inception to completion to an extension and alterations of Larian Studios at the intersection of New Bride Street and Long Lane, a protected structure and former boy’s school, (built c.1820). Externally the architectural design is expressed as contemporary additions taking cues from […] Read more – ‘larian studios, new bride street, dublin’.
saint andrew’s house, exchequer street, dublin
Saint Andrew’s House was constructed in the 19th Century following the mass commercialisation of the area after the development of the Dublin (South) City Markets in 1878. In and about 1900, many leases expired and much of Wicklow and Exchequer Street was rebuilt leaving us with today’s predominantly Edwardian shops and office buildings Saint Andrew’s […] Read more – ‘saint andrew’s house, exchequer street, dublin’.
42-43 henry street, dublin
We were engaged by Savills Building Consultancy in 2022 to provide an overall conservation strategy and heritage impact assessment to the change of use of the upper floors of the building to residential use. The building was reconstructed following the 1916 Rising by the architects Donnelly, Moore, Keefe and Robinson, for Jeremiah O’Dwyer, a wine […] Read more – ‘42-43 henry street, dublin’.
traditional cobbling, carnaross, co. meath (spab heart to hearth podcast series)
One of the most endearing projects I was involved in in 2022 was the reinstatement of traditional cobbles to this c1700 farmyard near Carnaross, Co. Meath which has been the subject of a SPAB Heart to Hearth chats about Irish Vernacular Buildings podcast episode. The work was carried out under the Heritage Council’s Glas Traditional Farm […] Read more – ‘traditional cobbling, carnaross, co. meath (spab heart to hearth podcast series)’.