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(...)