Burtown House

A few weeks ago a friend and I went to Burtown House, it was our second attempt. Last year we drove in the back entrance and very nearly crashed a Wedding. Whoops! This year, we went when it was actually open to the public! We had a lovely lunch in the fantastic restaurant there and …

Spring Flowers

A friend of mine and I went to Russborough House today to take some photos of Snowdrops, I have attached some of mine¬†below. I love the fact that Winter is receding away for the arrival of Spring. Russborough is a great place to visit, if you want to know more, I have included the website …

Sumo 5K Fun Run

The Sumo Run is held to raise funds for the Purple House Cancer Support Charity. The fun run is held at Bray Seafront. Everyone wears a sumo suit and walks or runs the four laps of the seafront to cover the 5km distance for the race. It was my first time taking part in this …

Avondale House

Charles Stewart Parnell was a hero for my Grandmother, not only due to his politics and work, but, also, because she had a bit of a crush on him. My Grandmother read every book on Parnell she could find and watched every Parnell programme that was on TV. When her own children were small she …