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Lovely library

I used the computers at the library and I attended some Literary Festival events. Library staff... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
margaret p
One of Ireland's greatest examples of Brutalist architecture

A reinforced concrete Brutalist style library designed by the Cork architects Patrick McSweeney and... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Richard B
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30 Jul 2017
“Lovely library”
19 Mar 2017
“One of Ireland's greatest examples of Brutalist architecture”
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Bantry Library Bridge Street, Bantry P75 K402, Ireland
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

I used the computers at the library and I attended some Literary Festival events. Library staff were superb

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

A reinforced concrete Brutalist style library designed by the Cork architects Patrick McSweeney and Harry Wallace and built in 1972-74. Inspired by Corbusier, international modernist/Brutalist architecture of the post-war years, as well as local buildings such as portal dolmens and Martello towers. A river runs...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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