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Tag Archives: ireland
Some houses seem to have it all, yet beneath the surface lie issues which, unless dealt with, grow and undermine all that the generations before have built. This week’s edition of Country House Rescue (Thursday 28 June, 20:00, Channel 4) … Continue reading
Any time of economic difficulties can often lead to any expenditure being put on hold, including vital restoration projects. So it’s encouraging to see projects still being completed – but as some of these were approved and started back in … Continue reading
One side effect of the exceptionally buoyant Irish property market which made areas of Dublin as expensive as central London was a similar rise in value of their country houses. Now with the drastic drop in property values, Irish country houses have … Continue reading