24 May 2021
Castletown House Ireland - Wikicommons Diggingspace
Free Admission to Heritage Sites in Ireland Announced by the Office of Public Works

After we have all faced a very difficult twelve months with widely restricted travel, the Office of Public Works in Ireland has announced that there will be free admission to their heritage sites until the end of the year. This includes the impressive Palladian mansion, Castletown House (pictured) in County Kildare, which was saved from...

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29 Apr 2021
Powerscourt Gardens - Historic House Conferences explores estate gardens in Irelandence touthcuoHh
Ireland’s Impressive Estate Gardens Explored at the Historic Houses Annual Conference

Ireland’s great estates can boast some of the world’s most breathtaking landscaped gardens. The Historic Houses Annual Conference, in conjunction with Maynooth University, the Irish Georgian Society, Ireland’s Office of Public Works and the Yorkshire Country House Partnership, will be looking at the history and development of these spectacular landscapes on 11 May 2021. The...

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17 Mar 2021
How to Reduce Fire Risk in a Period Property
How to Reduce Fire Risk in a Period Property

Naturally one of the biggest concerns for any home owner is fire. Fire risk is often greater with older listed buildings and period properties which are generally built with non- standard materials, such as timber frames and thatched roofs. The rapid progress of fires at Notres Dame, the Glasgow School of Art and Windsor Castle...

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17 Dec 2020
Barnetts Demesne from a distance, covered in snow
Looking after your Home in the Winter

Extreme weather events are here to stay for the foreseeable future. In winter this means that gale-force winds and flooding are occurring much more frequently. Property owners often feel powerless but there are things we can do to protect our home against the more predictable features of the winter. Here is how to help your...

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