The Old Schoolhouse, Ardclough, Straffan, Co Kildare

The Old Schoolhouse in Ardclough in Co Kildare dates back to 1839 when it was constructed by Lord Cloncurry, a canal enthusiast and resident at Lyons (...)

View along the double herbaceous border at Altamont’s walled garden in Co Carlow, which is managed by nurseryman Robert Miller. Photograph: Richard Johnston

There are some gardens that slowly seep into your soul to occupy a special place in your affections. Altamont in Ballon, Co Carlow, the former home of(...)