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The story of a book and a house

March 21, 2016

A lovely story relating to Tullymurry House greeted us on Friday morning in an email from Richard McMinn. A family bible that belonged to the Marshall family (owners of Tullymurry House back in the 1800s) was returned to the house on Thursday – St. Patrick’s Day 2016. A woman called Aideen Walsh found the bible in […]

Behind the Scenes

March 11, 2016

A chance to learn about the restoration of Merrion Mews Do you ever wonder about the work that goes into turning one of our properties from a ‘before’ into an ‘after’? Architect Grainne Shaffrey recently gave a fascinating talk about her work on our Merrion Mews, in association with the Irish Architecture Foundation. During a guided […]

Nicholas Robinson Lecture

February 12, 2016

The Follies Trust invites you to a talk by Nicholas Robinson, LANDMARKS AND LANDMARKERS: The Work of the Irish Landmark Trust. Where: The Irish Architectural Archive, 45 Merrion Square, Dublin 2 When: 6pm Tuesday 23 February 2016 Nicholas Robinson, a founder and first chairman of the Irish Landmark Trust, is currently president of the Trust. He has […]

Dealing with Damp: Magherintemple Lodge

August 12, 2013

Issues  Gatelodges like many late 19th century buildings achieve a certain amount of natural ventilation by virtue of their construction, through sliding sash windows, patio doors etc. Witnessing a deterioration of the internal plaster, we noted that the traditional culprits of rising damp, high ground levels and leaking pipes and defective gutters were all absent […]