Court Houses and Jails

Eamon de Valera & a Russian cannon

This listed building is Ennis Courthouse. It was built in 1850 in a neoclassical style to the designs of Joseph B Keane and Henry Whitestone. The first attempt to hold a court in County Clare [...]

Among the most technologically advanced courts facilities in the World

The Criminal Courts of Justice are located on Parkgate Street in Dublin City. They were designed by Henry J Lyons Architects and opened in 2010. This is the largest courts project undertaken in Ireland for [...]

The centre of Ireland’s legal system, James Gandon & gutted by fire in 1921

The Four Courts, Inns Quay, Dublin City This was formerly the location of a 13th century Dominican Friary and housed the Four Courts of Chancery, Kings Bench, Exchequer and Common Pleas. Before this building was [...]

Wolfe Tone, Eamon de Valera, Executions & Great escapes

This is the last remaining tower of the old Derry Jail located on Bishop Street in Derry City. Derry’s first prison was built around 1620 but was replaced a number of times. This tower dates [...]

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