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Brick Magazine: The O’Brien Institute, Marino

This large institutional building, ‘The School of the Twin Sisters’, is named after Bridget O’Brien, who died in 1876 leaving a fund in her will for the founding and supporting of a house and school for educating poor and destitute children.

Brick Magazine: The Former Guinness Powerhouse

Situated on James’s Street opposite the original St. James’s Gate brewery, this large brick building in Art Deco-style is one of the finest industrial buildings constructed in this period in Ireland; it is the Battersea Power Station of Dublin.

Introduction: Brick Magazine

Kingscourt Brick are delighted to announce the launch of our Brick Architecture Newsletter. This bi-monthly online newsletter will celebrate the history of brickmaking in Ireland and, most particularly, the brick made in the Kingscourt area of County Cavan, home of Kingscourt Brick, the sole surviving brickmaking factory in Ireland.