Re: Where went the Gold Medals?

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O’Donnell + Tuomey’s RIAI Gold Medal for Ranelagh Multi-Denominational School (1998-2000) was the first Gold Medal given to a building in the Dublin area since Sam Stephenson’s Currency Centre more than 20 years previously (1977-79). The last building within the canals to win the Gold Medal was Michael Scott’s Busaras (1953-55). The only other ‘real’ Dublin building to win the Gold Medal was the inaugural award to St Thomas’s Church by Fred Hicks (1932-34). 2 out of 19 medals to buildings within the canals – hardly fair?

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