Martinstown

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A convoy of Black and Tans and British soldiers arrives at the junction of Middle Abbey Street and O’Connell Street, Dublin, in 1921, during the War of Independence. Photograph: Sean Sexton/Getty Images

County: Antrim Nature: Northern nationalists’ sense of isolation Date: 1919-22 Michael Collins promised the IRA in the North back-up for a widespread(...)

Fedamore House, a 25,000sq ft mansion located 10 minutes from the M7 in Limerick.

It’s not every day you come across a 25,000sq ft (2,275sq m) mansion looming large in the Limerick countryside. A former modest Glebe House has been l(...)

The diningroom at Martinstown, Ballysax, Co Kildare. The tables in many of these country houses  can sit  from 12 to 30 people. Photograph: James Fennell

“I love going to our meetings,” says Hannah Flynn of Roundwood House in Co Laois. Hannah is chairman of The Hidden Ireland organisation and it’s no wo(...)