The 20-bed hotel built was for the early 18th-century Protestant archbishop of Cashel, Theophilus Bolton, by  architect Sir Edward Lovett Pearse, who also designed the Houses of Parliament (now Bank of Ireland) in Dublin’s College Green

One of Ireland’s architecturally most important hotels is expected to go on the market following its sudden closure last month. The Cashel Palace(...)

Walk in a winter wonderland
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  • December 20, 2014, 06:00

Tis the season when even the sun empathises with the national mood and becomes a tardy riser. It is also the time when many of us fantasise about c(...)

Bewley’s hotel, Ballsbridge. Dalata is to rebrand the hotels it is buying.

Ireland’s biggest hotel operator Dalata has announced its intention to acquire most of the Moran Bewley’s Hotel Group for €455 million. The deal will(...)

Marie Farrell at the Four Courts after giving evidence in a High Court action taken by Ian Bailey. Photograph: Courts Collins.

Witness Marie Farrell has denied it was a deception to suggest she and her husband made a huge loss on their house in Schull which they sold for over (...)

 Bolands Mill at Grand Canal Dock, which figured in the 1916 Rising, was built by the Pim brothers in 1837

The history of Dublin falls into familiar categories, packaged for the convenience of the secondary-school curriculum, popular history and the tourist(...)

Fr Tony Flannery: “In my talks, I hope to give some historical perspective to the main problems we are facing in the church today.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Fr Tony Flannery is in a much better place these days. He’s back in the family home. Back in the east Galway townland where it all began 67 yea(...)

 The Montcalm, London
Take 3 hotels in former breweries
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  • September 14, 2013, 01:00

The Montcalm, London themontcalmlondoncity.co.ukThis listed building began life in 1750 as Samuel Whitbread’s brewery , at the edge of Georgian London(...)

Limerick’s city of culture stint may not begin until next year but that didn’t stop some of its citizens invading Dublin yesterday evening and kick-st(...)

Muckross Park Hotel in Killarney

Sixteen parties have expressed an interest in investing in the luxury five-star Muckross Park Hotel in Killarney run by businessman Bill Cullen(...)