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Postcard from Belfast City Hall, built in 1906

Belfast City Hall was planned in response to Queen Victoria’s grant of city status to Belfast in 1888.  Architect Sir  Alfred Brumwell Thomas designed the building in the Baroque Revival style, with the exterior constructed out of Portland stone.   106 more words

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Hidden Histories: The Grange, Corragarry, Co. Monaghan - Abandoned Irish Buildings (Part Three)

The final part of my abandoned Irish buildings series focuses on The Grange, a detached property in County Monaghan, Ireland. As with the other buildings I have explored, the history of The Grange is reflective of a different part of Irish social history. 1,833 more words