1871 – English & Scottish Law Life Assurance Co., No.41 O’Connell Street, Dublin

Architect: William Stirling



Described in The Building News with “the style adopted is Italian”. Illustration published in The Irish Builder, February 15 1871. “With this number of the Irish Builder we give, as one of our illustrations, an elevation of the premises lately erected in Lower Sackville-street for the above company. The style adopted is Italian, and the material employed Portland stone. Messrs. Cockburn and Son were the contractors, the carving being executed by Mr. C. W. Harrison. Mr. William Stirling, architect.”

Ruined in the 1916 Easter Rising, it was sited a couple of doors away from the Metropole Hotel, roughly where Easons is today, the entire block was destroyed.