- RT @NicholasKingsle: Donadea is just 20 miles west of Dublin, and the house is the centre of a popular Forest Park. Surely it could have be… 2 hours ago
- RT @NicholasKingsle: Donadea was sold to the Irish state in 1936 and the usual unhappy story of neglect, abandonment and dereliction follow… 2 hours ago
- RT @NicholasKingsle: My #countryhousepic today shows Donadea Castle, Co. Kildare, a C16/17 tower house reworked as a neo-Elizabethan mansio… 2 hours ago
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Monthly Archives: January 2012
To join the landed gentry you previously needed to have no connection with the vulgar business of actually making money. Even if you had bought a significant house and estate, to be truly accepted (and not be cast off into … Continue reading
Justine Greening, the Secretary of State for Transport has now announced the final route for the HS2 rail line which will carve its way through some of our most beautiful countryside and require the demolition of many homes so that … Continue reading