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Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: Cork County Hall

10 October 2015

Cork County Hall by Patrick McSweeney, 1965

This week’s Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks is Cork County Hall designed by Architect  Patrick McSweeney who was employed by Cork County from 1953 to 1975 and designed numerous buildings in and around Cork City. Cork County Hall, once completed  stood as tallest building in Ireland.

‘This building was a radical architectural response to the brashness of 1960s Ireland. Read more about Cork County Hall in the Irish Times

This artwork features in Art and Architecture of Ireland 

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