Redbricks rule the roost

The appeal of period redbricks to house-buyers continues to endure, but unfortunately there are only so many of them to go round

18th September, 2016
29 Terenure Park, Terenure: on offer for 1.25 million

When we reflect on period architecture in Ireland, it’s sometimes hard – at least for me – not to think of the “What did the Romans ever do for us?” sketch in Monty Python’s Life of Brian, to which the angry activists concede: aqueducts, sanitation, roads, irrigation, medicine, education, health and so on.

The same could be said for the influence of British architecture in Ireland, particularly when we...

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