Clock Towers

Beautiful time pieces

One of Waterford’s most famous landmarks with great timing

The Clock Tower is located on Waterford Quays in Waterford City. It was built in 1863 when Waterford was Ireland's busiest industrial port. It had the largest ship building yards in the country (before being [...]

Military barracks, MTV & Derry’s new cultural hub

The Clocktower Building is part of the Ebrington Barracks in Derry City that was used for soldiers' quarters and a military hospital. This site was originally known as 'Stronge's Orchard' and saw it's first action [...]

Belfast’s leaning tower of Pisa, The Albert & A famous landmark

The Albert Memorial Clock, Queen's Square. Belfast City        1869 The Albert Memorial Clock is sometimes described as Belfast’s answer to Pisa’s leaning tower, its tilt caused by the fact it is constructed on reclaimed land [...]

A Victorian masterpiece, Big Ben’s little brother, Bombed & burnt (but still telling the time)

The Guildhall, Derry City          1887 This impressive piece of architecture is Derry's Guildhall. It was built in 1887 using red sandstone and its eclectic style is described as ‘neo-Gothic with Tudor overtones’. It has the [...]

100 years of Viscounts, a beautiful forge & a base shaped like a shamrock

Enniskerry Clock Tower is located in the middle of Enniskerry village in county Wicklow. It was commissioned by the 6th Viscount of Powerscourt to commemorate 100 years of the creation of The Viscounts of Powerscourt. The [...]

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