Drone footage of Co. Fingal Project

A special thanks to Tony Healy Photography for the drone footage below of a project completed a while back right in the middle of the pandemic & lockdown: You can read more about this project, photos & a tear sheet Read More …

All the projects. In one blog post. 1-90+

I’ve been thinking about the projects I’ve undertaken since moving to Ireland and this post is to document all of them. A few points to note: I’ve done my best with the sequence but it’s easy to lose track so Read More …

Another #LockDownProject nears completion

Following on from the previous posts, here’s another project that ran through Covid-19 Lockdown and is now completing. Not my usual style but of it’s genre with an exceptional client (Thanks Pat), the finish and quality are incredible, below are Read More …

Completed photos of this #Lockdown project of thatch cottage restoration & extension in Co. Fingal

Another lockdown project reaches completion (this was a little while ago but took a while to get the photographs together). Below, therefore, is a slideshow of photos of this restoration and extension to a Protected structure/thatched cottage in County Fingal. Read More …

A #LockdownProject finishes

Architects will look book on the last 3 years with projects that fall into the Pandemic #Lockdown era. Here’s one that has just completed. A deep retrofit of an existing Irish Cottage. Including external insulation, heat pump, new windows etc… Read More …

The Homewood by Patrick Gwynne #modernism

The faithful will have been following my recent trip to Donegal to see the Magnificent Seven Churches by Liam Mccormick (Summary post on the trip HERE) Shortly after this trip I was on a short trip to the UK where Read More …

Notification of Planning Permission on this contemporary Irish cottage extension

Just received notification that planning has been granted on this design in County Mayo. Straight through. No request for Further Information!

The Magnificent Seven Donegal Churches by Liam McCormick – a summary

So we reached the end of our journey visiting the Magnificent Seven Donegal Churches by Liam McCormick; this post therefore is a summary of the links, in date order & a couple of observations: 1. Milford – 1961 2. Murlog Read More …

The Magnificent Seven Churches in Donegal by Liam McCormick – #7 – Creeslough

So we have reached the final church of the Magnificent Seven Donegal Churches by Liam McCormick – St. Michael’s Church – Creeslough. Completed in 1971, the influence of Le Corbusiers Ronchamp is very apparent in Creeslough. Here are a few Read More …

The Magnificent Seven Churches in Donegal by Liam McCormick – #6 – Milford

So we’re on the home straight now. Just two to go of the Magnificent Seven Churches of Donegal by Liam McCormick. St. Peter’s Church in Milford was the first church designed in Donegal by Liam McCormick- the commission to design Read More …