1905 – Former Library, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Architect: Finian Tallon


Built as a Carnegie Library in 1905, this simple mid terrace building features Jacobean gothic detailing and Art Nouveau lettering. Tallon was an architect from Drogheda who has worked in Dublin before winning the competition to design this building. He returned to Drogheda, set up his own practice in 1905 but died in 1908.

Published January 7, 2010 | Last Updated June 13, 2024