Sligo County Council and the owners of Lissadell estate in Co Sligo (pictured) were engaged in a marathon legal action over public rights of way across the estate. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

Agreement has been reached between Sligo County Council and the owners of Lissadell estate in Co Sligo over aspects of a €5 million legal costs bill s(...)

Eddie Walsh and Constance Cassidy at Lissadell House. Mr Walsh  said he has tried a number of different providers but has never got a satisfactory broadband connection. Photograph: Brian Farrell

When it comes to connectivity Eddie Walsh, owner of Lissadell House in Sligo, believes things haven’t progressed too much since Constance Markievicz l(...)

 Independent Mattie McGrath was among those to contribute as the Dáil debated the latest developments in the broadband plan. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Can’t wait to see Katherine Zappone’s frock when she hits the red carpet at the Ifta awards. Hollywood Boulevard meets Dawson Street. It’ll be wall-t(...)

 Lissadell House in Sligo is now owned by barristers Constance Cassidy and Eddie Walsh

The State rejected for cost reasons the idea of acquiring Lissadell House and estate in Sligo, childhood home of Constance Markievicz, one of the lead(...)

The Swiss Cottage

The Swiss Cottage, Cahir, Co Tipperary The closest setting to JRR Tolkien’s Shire this side of Middle-earth, Lord Cahir built the Swiss Cottage as a (...)

Leonard Cohen with Eddie Walsh and Constance Cassidy at the opening of the Yeats Gallery at  Lissadell in 2010

It was his life-long love of the poetry of Yeats which drew Leonard Cohen to perform at Lissadell House in Co Sligo in 2010. Of that there is no doubt(...)

Leonard Cohen with Eddie Walsh and Constance Cassidy at the opening of the Yeats Gallery at Lissadell House in Co Sligo in 2010. Photograph: Pamela Cassidy

A dark cloud hangs over Lissadell House in Co Sligo following the death of Leonard Cohen. It was here overlooking Sligo bay where he performed two (...)

Former minister for health Dr James Reilly. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

“I remind Senator Reilly that what happens in the bar remains in the bar.” Words guaranteed to grab attention on a slow day around Leinster House. W(...)

Husband and wife Eddie Walsh and Constance Cassidy bought Lissadell House in Sligo in 2003, after the State baulked at the €4 million purchase price a(...)

A drawing by Constance Markievicz from about 1921, which will be published in Constance Markievicz Journal 1916

Constance Markievicz used plans drawn up by Robert Emmet for the rebellion of 1803 in planning for the Easter Rising, documents made public for the fi(...)

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