Lismore Castle, Co Waterford, former home of Sir Walter Raleigh, where you can now stay in aristocratic splendour

An invitation to dinner and an overnight stay in Lismore Castle, the opulent Irish seat of Britain’s Duke of Devonshire prompted concern. What to b(...)

William Burlington and Darren Topps, the new head gardener at Lismore Castle who has introduced a new environmental policy to the centuries-old gardens around the castle. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The flag aloft one of the many towers at Lismore Castle is that of the town’s camogie team, winners of the All-Ireland Intermediate Club Champ(...)