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Central Bank of Ireland

Photo: Kieran Harnett

Central Bank of Ireland

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Saturday 15 October

A bold, modern building that dramatically altered its site on Dame Street is divisive for some, and much loved by others. Innovative for its time, the floors are suspended from two concrete service cores that were cast continuously in place, with floor trusses constructed at ground level and then lifted into place. Elegant paired steel hangers run past the continuous bands of floor-to-ceiling glazing and granite cladding, carrying the building above its pedestal and public plaza.

Places on this tour will be distributed using a lottery, which has now closed. This tour is not suitable for children.

Designed by: Sam Stephenson
Building Date: 1978

Booking Lottery

Places on this tour will be distributed using a lottery, which has now closed. Winners will be notified of their tour details ahead of the Open House Dublin weekend. Most of the Open House Dublin tours are operated on a First Come, First Served basis. So if you missed out on this lottery, make sure to check out the rest of the programme!