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Famous Old Mansions in Ireland

Famous Old Mansions in Ireland

Great architectural designs and centuries of historic mansions are found in large numbers in Ireland and they are even able to be rented out (or only a part of the old mansions) for people to stay and get to know the owners of the historic homes. Clonalis House, County Roscommon The Last of the High Kings of Ireland Home is now open to the public to sleep in, obviously shared with the owners Pyers and Marguerite O’Conor Nash. This...

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Refurbished Old Homes

Refurbished Old Homes

Ireland is famous for its old castles that are still very well preserved and for cottages and homes in the countryside which have lasted for ages. But in some places old homes are starting to fall apart, either by natural causes or just human interaction, which is why many old homes are being redesigned by their owners, having them refurbished can be an expensive, but a very worthwhile idea if you are willing to put your effort and time...

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Why Visit Glenveagh National Park

Why Visit Glenveagh National Park

As one of six national park’s, Glenveagh National Park is Ireland’s second largest park at an impressive 14,000 acres. This national park was opened in 1986 to the public, and has attracted many tourists to come and visit for its amazing features. Glenveagh is County Donegal’s number one attraction, as many activities are able to be completed and achieved in this notorious national park as it is filled with adventure...

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Famous Irish Cottages

Famous Irish Cottages

Thatched Cottages are on the decline in Ireland and in fact there may be as few as 1,500 cottages left in Ireland that have survived through the years with their strong stone build. However, the the perfect cottage in Ireland is very widely sought after as they give incredible amounts of space for a single family, or even more than one family. The cottages that are being rented/bought by investors are usually looking for a spacious, cozy...

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The Dot Architecture and Soc-Arc company

The Dot Architecture and Soc-Arc company

Dot Architecture The Bournemouth-based architectural firm is run by Darren Henderson, James Whitney and Charlie Wynn. Their architectural projects/schemes are ranged from very small (as small as just only a porch) to massively large (a hotel conversion), with their lengthy experience between the three architects, they offer their expertise, and give honest, realistic and accurate advice on what you are able to obtain from the project you...

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What is the C-House

What is the C-House

A design from the Irish architect firms Dot Architecture and Soc-Arc, the C-House is inspired from the traditional Irish bungalow, the bungalow has a single row of low-silled windows, that gives an illusion that each block of the house has only one storey inside, but in fact it doesn’t, once you are inside the home, you will see one of the blocks contains two floors of bedrooms, while the other homes would contain double-height...

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FKL Architects

FKL Architects

A RIAI (Royal Institute of the Architecture of Ireland) registered member, FKL was established in Dublin in 1998, by the long cooperation of Michelle Fagan, Paul Kelly and Gary Lysaght, using their initials of their last name to create the name of their architecture firm. The FKL practice is focused to contemporary designs and a strong commitment to the application of abstract ideas to their projects and buildings. FKL Approach The...

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