Castletown

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Castletown House and Demesne contains four occupied properties.

One-third of residences owned by the State in parks and public spaces are vacant and a majority of the empty properties are in poor condition, it has (...)

Trim Salmon of Knowledge Festival at Trim Castle

If the thought of heading back to homework, uniforms and school lunches is hard to bear, just think how the kids feel. The best way to brush off the b(...)

The construction of the Esplanada dos Ministerios on the Monumental Axis in Brasilia, Brazil, circa 1959:  these days the whole “new city” concept seems a bit archaic, a retro-futurist dream of modernist optimism. Photograph: Harvey Meston/Archive Photos/Getty Images

Beware brainstorming awaydays. If you’ve ever had the misfortune of being dragged along to one of these grim exercises in corporate team-building, you(...)

The judge made directions for exchange of legal documents and returned the jurisdictional motion and injunction matter to next week.

An estate agent will hold off on the “active marketing” of a mansion in Co Kilkenny pending further hearings in a legal dispute over the sale of the p(...)

Deep in the south Kilkenny countryside close to the border with Tipperary and Waterford lies what is arguably Ireland’s finest restored country estate(...)

Powerscourt estate in Wicklow was Ireland’s 9th most popular fee paying visitor attraction in 2016.

Powerscourt estate in County Wicklow witnessed a 14 per cent increase in visitor numbers in 2016 compared to the previous year. In total, the estate(...)

National Botanic Gardens, in Glasnevin, Dublin. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

The National Botanic Gardens, Kilmainham Gaol, Castletown House and the Rock of Cashel were among the most popular heritage attractions in 2016 with r(...)

The start: Park at St Patrick’s College Maynooth, Co Kildare.

This is a really pleasant route, rich in history and interesting places, incorporating two short cycles along canal towpaths, two historical houses (t(...)

The late Peter Johnson: The Belfast-born designer created interiors that were relaxing as well as elegant and stylish. Photograph: Eric Luke

Interior designer Peter Johnson, who died last year, was one of Ireland’s best, noted for his brilliant eye, exceptional taste and ability to create i(...)

Blackstairs Mountains

Skylark Experiences on Inishbofin, off the Connemara coast, offers a complete immersion in island life where you get to spend time sheepfarming, birdw(...)

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