Peter Pearson

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This large, handsome house on around 1½ acres in Foxrock, built in 1903, has a dramatic and very distinctive entrance. French doors framed by Doric co(...)

Harry Kernoff RHA – ‘Bottle Tower, Rathfarnham’ (1940) €2,000-€3,000

The arrival of the new year in the Irish art market doesn’t mean out with the old. Far from it. Most of the pictures in the first big art auction of 2(...)

The first week will feature a talk by eminent conservationist, author and artist Peter Pearson

For those lucky enough to own a historic home, they will usually be the first to admit that it isn’t all plain sailing from turning the key in the fro(...)

The diningroom at Montebello, Killiney Hill Road, Co Dublin

The unassuming wrought-iron gates denoting the entrance to Montebello, on Killiney Hill Road in south Co Dublin, give very little indication as to wha(...)

Some of the ‘Dublin Fragments’ which painter and architectural historian, Peter Pearson,  collected  during the 1970s and 1980s

International auctioneers are not always selling. London-based Bonhams has announced that its Ireland office will host a non-selling exhibition calle(...)

 Stephen Hickey is restoring his three-bedroom Georgian townhouse in Dundalk and has been writing a blog about the process. Photograph:  Ciara Wilkinson.

The internal restoration work on a period house is arguably the most satisfying. Once the structural work is complete and an external repair and maint(...)

Say hello, wave goodbye: the Stena Explorer arrives in Dún Laoghaire for the first time, in 1996. Photograph: Joe St Leger

Alistair Rumball is good at making a splash or two, as marine co-ordinator for films such as The Guard and Saving Private Ryan. The Sky television ser(...)

Twin peaks: Poolbeg, photographed from the air. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

It was bound to happen, sooner or later. Four years after the Poolbeg power station in Dublin Bay was closed, the ESB has said it will decide by the e(...)

Built in the late 18th century on the old Rochestown Estate, Somerton is one of the oldest houses in Dún Laoghaire, and it’s full of hints of histo(...)

Tucked away on 2.5 acres behind Temple Crescent and Alma Road, Neptune House is a Georgian building with many(...)