A period bungalow on two acres opposite the entrance to the castle has original features and a tennis court

Add a fresh look to soft furnishings and tabletops with some printed craft cotton from Castle Market’s finest fabric shop, Murphy Sheehy (01-677 0316 murphysheehy.com). The 100 per cent cotton fabric, 115cm wide, which comes in cool Italian scooter and Paris’ Eiffel Tower motifs. Normally €8.50 per metre, Irish Times readers can buy it for €6.70, a reduction of 20 per cent, until April 30th.  On Saturday, May 10th Murphy Sheehy is running a one-day sewing and alterations course. Irish Times readers who would like to attend can avail of a 10 per cent discount off the €99 cost if you book before Saturday, April, 19th.
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