St Mel's cathedral in Longford chosen as Ireland's favourite building in public choice award
St Mel's Cathedral in Longford has been chosen as Ireland's favourite building.
The newly renovated building was rebuilt following a fire in 2009.
A private house in north County Dublin also received a gong as did the controversial Dun Laoghaire library building.
A total of 36 projects were shortlisted for the RIAI Irish Architecture Awards public choice award.
In its sixth year, the Public Choice Award gave the public the chance to vote from the shortlist and the project was then Ireland’s favourite building 2015.
Other shortlisted projects included Rosie Hackett Bridge in Dublin; Dalkey Heritage Centre and Town Hall in Dublin; and Athlone Community College.