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The Royal Irish Constabulary

Co. Carlow

Ballinree Royal Irish Constabulary Barracks, County Carlow.

Fortified during 1919-21, renovated. 1990 for residential use. A tudor-revival building of circa 1845 with a cylindrical tower on a square base flanking a two-storey, gabled facade with painted, rendered walls, chamfered, granite window dressings with mullions in the main windows. The high-pitched roofs are covered with natural slates and have granite coping. The building was renovated circa 1990 and extended at the rear in a bold and yet sensitive manner. Ballinree which was situated roughly between Muinebeag and Borris was discontinued in 1905.

Source: Introduction To Architectural Heritage County Carlow

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