The Irish Georgian Society is holding its Traditional Building Skills and Demonstrations weekend in Glendalough, Co Wicklow on September 19th-20th. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Looking for accurate, impartial and free advice on caring for a period property? If so, the place to go is the Irish Georgian Society nearly annual Tr(...)

US first lady Michelle Obama and her two daughters Sasha and Malia  fight off an unwelcome attack of midges at Glendalough. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Glendalough – a wondrous place of myth and mystic beauty where the “midgets” are the size of horses and would ate ya alive without salt. We were warne(...)