Grace O Malley

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Westport House, Co Mayo.

Westport House, the 18th-century mansion which forms the centrepiece of one of the west’s most important tourist sites, has been put up for sale for €(...)

Westport House in Westport, Co Mayo.

Doubts have been raised about Mayo County Council’s ability to secure Westport House’s future almost three months after the National Asset Management (...)

Westport House: the estate’s gross value is just over €12m, according to probate documents

The owners of Westport House in Co Mayo say they are still “in the dark” about the estate’s future, following Government intervention to exclude it fr(...)

 Karen Browne, Biddy Hughes (marketing director) and Sheelyn Browne. Photograph: Michael McLaughlin

Sheelyn Browne’s ancestors, including the legendary Grace O’Malley, survived famines and rebellions at the family estate in Westport, which was once d(...)

Views of Westport, Co Mayo. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónail /The Irish Times

Westport House in Co Mayo generates some €50 million a year in indirect investment in the county and wider western region, according to a consultants’(...)

Scaffolding surrounds the 16th century O’Flaherty Castle on Ballynahinch Lake in Connemara. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Management at the Connemara hotel owned by businessman Denis O’Brien says it has full authorisation for survey work currently being undertaken on a 16(...)

Eimear Kelly: ‘In Vancouver I live my seven-year-old-self’s dream. I work on animated Barbie movies during the week and sail the gulf islands at the weekend.’

“The rain here is not wet, you should go to Ireland. The rain there is wet rain. It’s real rain. That’s why everything is so green.” I’ll often fin(...)

Despite inheriting a stately home and 800 acres of land, Jeremy Ulick Browne Altamont, the 11th Marquess of Sligo and 13th Earl of Altamont, who has d(...)

Sophie Ellis Bextor wows fan at Westport Festival at the weekend. Photograph: Tony Kinlan

Pirate queen Grace O’Malley would “most certainly approve” of the shenanigans in the grounds of historic Westport House over the weekend. That is acco(...)

Thomas Gaisford-St Lawrence with model Muireann Doherty and 18th-month old Matthew Lynch from Howth at the launch of Deer Park FootGolf Course at Howth Castle, Co Dublin. Photograph: Pat Moore.

FootGolf in Howth; a size five soccer ball on an 18-hole course with sand bunkers and 21-inch cups. A pair of football boots.It’s a place-kicker’s hea(...)

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