Dan Lough

11 results

The lands, which are  home to filming for the hit TV series Vikings, have been closed to walkers since the spring, with the estate saying the actions were necessary to protect its staff from Covid-19. Photograph: Eric Luke

Entry for walkers to the currently closed Luggala estate in Co Wicklow, now owned by an Italian hedge-fund billionaire, will be strictly limited, even(...)

New signage at Luggala. Boleyhorrigan Bridge, overlooking Lough Tay with Luggala Mountain on the right. Photograph: The Irish Times

The trust which owns the large Luggala Estate in Co Wicklow has insisted there is no change regarding public access to certain areas within its ground(...)

The Avonmore is unlike most Irish rivers – quick and clear and flowing through deep woods, it provides a glimpse of how the river valleys once looked before the country was deforested.

T he Avonmore in Co Wicklow makes a case for being one of Ireland’s great rivers. What it lacks in length and volume, it makes up with sheer spirit, (...)

Irish country houses have a romantic appeal for all sorts of people. When the young Edna O’Brien eloped with writer Ernest Gébler, it was to Lake Par(...)

Last week’s order permits demolition of the home at Tinode, Blessington, Co Wicklow, on the N81 road between Tallaght and Blessington, of Gregory Kinsella, his partner and their young child. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A young family’s chalet home built near Blessington, Co Wicklow must be demolished by January 31st next, the High Court has ruled. An order for demoli(...)

President of the High Court Mr Justice Nicolas Kearns: will give judgment on demolition request after Easter.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Wicklow County Council wants the High Court to order the demolition of the home of a young couple and their child alleged to have been built without p(...)

Commuters negotiate waterlogged roads following a heavy downpour, at Elizabeth O’Farrell Park, off Lombard Street in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke

Warnings of a second spell of heavy rain were issued overnight with a potential for flooding from Dublin to Cork and into some midland counties this (...)

Katie Fortune’s chalet “The Wilderness” at Carrigeenshinnagh, Roundwood, Co Wicklow.

Peace has broken out between Wicklow Council Council and the owner of a chalet constructed in an area of outstanding natural beautiful in Co Wicklow, (...)

James Scallon  passing the Custom House during the Dublin City Liffey Swim .Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Clad in speedos, yellow swimming hats and little else the first competitors dived in into this year’s Liffey Swim with fervour after Lord Mayor Oisín (...)

Katie Fortune’s Chalet-style home, The Wilderness”, in Roundwood, Co Wicklow. Photographs: Garry O’Neill

Katie Fortune stripped her land back bit by bit. She cut through the undergrowth with shears at first and then with a friend’s chainsaw. Eventua(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »