Fergal McGirl - Conservation architect dublin


rialto cinema dublin
In 2023, we were appointed as conservation consultants to the redevelopment of the Rialto Cinema site in Dublin as part of a multi-disciplinary team led by Savills Building Consultancy. We are at present studying development options for the site with the design team relating to the incorporation of the original protected element of the 1930s […] Read more – ‘rialto cinema dublin’.
ormond hotel, dublin
We were appointed in 2023 as conservation consultants to the construction stage of the redevelopment of the Ormond Hotel in Dublin which is being led by Mitchell McDermott project managers and DMOD as lead architects. The site is of cultural significance as the Sirens chapter of James Joyce’s Ulysses was set in the original Ormond Hotel […] Read more – ‘ormond hotel, dublin’.
redevelopment of johns green Kilkenny
In 2020, we were engaged by a multi-disciplinary team lead by John Fleming Architects to provide conservation architect input to the redevelopment and restoration of the 18th century former county infirmary site at John’s Green, Kilkenny, an important mid eighteenth‐century structure representing one of the earliest surviving purpose built public health institutions in the area. […] Read more – ‘redevelopment of johns green Kilkenny’.
The white castle, athy conservation management plan
Athy is an Anglo-Norman town located at one of the principal bridges across the river Barrow which separated the Gaelic Irish of the midlands from the more Protestant controlled lands to the east of the river and closer to the Pale. The town was therefore subject to attack from the native Irish from the 14-16th […] Read more – ‘The white castle, athy conservation management plan’.
smarmore castle, ardee – the re-use of a historic demense
Smarmore Castle has been the seat of the Taaffe family who had large landholdings throughout Louth and are thought to have occupied the site since the construction of the tower house c1320. The tower house was extended to the south c1740s with a two-storey seven-bay U-shaped wing and extended again to the north-east with a three-storey […] Read more – ‘smarmore castle, ardee – the re-use of a historic demense’.
residential development in a victorian setting, ardee terrace, dundalk
The Great Northern Railway (Ireland) (GNRI) was an Irish-gauge railway company in Ireland. It was formed in 1876 by a merger of the Irish North-Western Railway (INW), Northern Railway of Ireland and Ulster Railway. The location of GRNI’s central engineering works in Dundalk had a huge impact on the town at the time and the […] Read more – ‘residential development in a victorian setting, ardee terrace, dundalk’.