Historic houses, such as Russborough House in Co Wicklow, would benefit from the tax rebate on repairs.

The Department of Finance will review tax reliefs for historic houses in private ownership following a recommendation in a report brought to(...)

Sammy Leslie: “I reckon we are where Downton Abbey will be when it gets to series 12.”

Sammy Leslie is the trustee of Castle Leslie, the 1,000-acre estate in Co Monaghan which houses a multi-award winning hotel, a world-class equestrian (...)

Westport House, Westport, Co. Mayo. Photograph : Keith Heneghan/Phocus

Sheelyn Browne can’t remember a time when keeping Westport House in the family wasn’t a financial struggle. The house is regarded as a national tre(...)