Edward Walsh

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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(...)

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen, who was conferred an honorary degree by the National University of Ireland, with former taoiseach Bertie Ahern after the conferring ceremony. Photograph: Alan Betson

The founding president of University of Limerick (UL) plans to hand back his honorary doctorate from the National University of Ireland (NUI) in prote(...)

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 (...)

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(...)

Historic houses, such as Russborough House in Co Wicklow, would benefit from the tax rebate on repairs.

The Department of Finance will review tax reliefs for historic houses in private ownership following a recommendation in a report brought to(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD and Government Ministers meeting Edward Walsh his wife Constance Cassidy and their children at Lissadell House, Sligo. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Harry McGee, Political Correspondent, Lissadell, Co Sligo The Government has committed itself to an effective freeze in property tax when the next re(...)

Lissadell House in Sligo: the council has already paid its own legal bill of €2 million but has been directed by the Supreme Court to pay 75 per cent of the owners’ costs, estimated at between €6 million to €8 million

Sligo County Council has unanimously passed a motion calling on the Government to pay its share of the legal costs of the owners of Lissadell House i(...)

Ryan Mullen said he had “many sleepless nights” after narrowly missing out on victory Ponferrada. Photograph: Ciaran Fallon/Inpho

Six and a half months after missing gold by an agonising 0.48 seconds, Ryan Mullen has made it clear his top season goal is making up for that close (...)

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