Richard Turner

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Principal architect at the Office of Public Works Ciarán O’Connor in front of the new Garda station on Kevin Street. The €28m building sets a new standard for Garda stations. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ciarán O’Connor is a man with a mission. Hugely ambitious, he rose up through the Office of Public Works to become its principal architect nearly eigh(...)

Ceramic ‘Girl Power Vase’ by For All Womenkind (€35, aprilandthebear.com )

Badly in need of some inspiration when it comes to choosing the perfect gift for the special gardener in your life? Then this one’s for you: Under €3(...)

Woodlawn House, The Oaks, Upper Churchtown Road, Dublin 14

Despite standing for 220 years, there is very little in State or online records about Woodlawn House in Dublin 14. Old photographs of the house show (...)

Wilton Castle, in Co Wexford. Photograph: James Fenlon

It may not be very often that a vote of thanks is offered to the Irish Revenue Commissioners. Yet without them who would find the way to lock 26 on th(...)

My hope is that the fragile ambience of these special places will not be damaged

General Holt, on the run during the 1798 Rebellion, took time out during his slightly nervous overnight sojourn at the “haunted” Hell Fire Club to adm(...)

Chef Niall Davidson in action on Meatopia London’s Cutting Room Stage  at the   festival last year.  Guinness X Meatopia will take place in Dublin on July 1st and 2nd

Meatopia, the food festival for carnivores with a conscience that originated in New York and also takes place in London, is coming to Dublin. On July (...)

They knew a thing or two about building impressive country piles back in the 18th century. Commissioned by Colonel John Bagwell MP, Marlfield House is(...)

Castlebridge House stands in partial ruin in the village of Castlebridge, near Wexford town. In its former 19th-century pleasure gardens stand the ruins of one the finest rotunda conservatories in Ireland. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Most people now associate flatpacks with Ikea, but the Great Palm House in the National Botanic Gardens was shipped to Dublin in parts and assemble(...)

Marlfield House: the Georgian property on the banks of the river Suir has high ceilings, Adams-style fireplaces, decorative plasterwork and a Richard Turner conservatory

A Georgian mansion and one of the great farming estates in Co Tipperary with planning permission for a hotel, 70 homes and a golf course goes on the m(...)

A bench by John Bielenberg based on a painting by Neil Shawcross. Photograph: Richard Johnston
Seat success

What a wonderful summer it’s been for sitting outdoors, savouring the almost forgotten feeling of warm sunlight on our faces. But the next time you se(...)

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