Possibly Ireland’s most beautiful tea room with a great cause to have a cuppa

Deenagh Lodge, Killarney National Park. County Kerry      1834 Deenagh Lodge is classified as a ‘cottage orne’ or ornamental cottage. It was built in 1834 and is located near the entrance of Killarney National Park beside [...]

One of the finest examples of a ‘cottage ornee’ in Europe

Swiss Cottage was built in 1810 and is located near Cahir in county Tipperary. It is regarded as one of the finest examples of a 'cottage ornee' in Europe and is now a national monument. [...]

Shells from all over the World, Marianne Faithful, Queen Victoria & Princess Grace of Monaco

Shell Cottage, Carton House Estate. County Kildare    1750 This stunning little house was built in 1750 for Emily Fitzgerald. She was a great granddaughter of Charles II who married James Fitzgerald in 1747 who resided [...]

A beautifully restored cottage, Mary McAleese & a historic village

St. Mogue’s Cottage, Ferns. County Wexford    1790 The beautiful St. Mogue’s Cottage is located on the grounds of St Edan's Cathedral in Ferns. It largely dates from the 18th century and was originally used for [...]

Original old Irish cottage dating from approx 1800

Old Cottage, Culdaff. County Donegal      1800 This is a beautiful example of an unaltered traditional Irish cottage. The earliest cottages date from c.1700 as prior to that, our ancestors lived in round hut style dwellings [...]

The birthplace of Patrick Kennedy – JFK’s Grandfather

This small cottage in Dunganstown in county Wexford is the birthplace of JFK's great grandfather Patrick Kennedy(b.1823 – 1858). By the time Patrick reached adulthood, both his parents were dead and the family homestead was controlled [...]

A super cute Irish cottage located near Kinvarra

This Irish cottage is located on the Galway Road near the beautiful seaside village of Kinvarra in county Galway. These cottages date from about 1800 on wards and usually had 2 or 3 rooms! Their [...]

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