Kenure House

Rush, Ireland Demolished 1978 Kenure House was a large Georgian house and estate in Rush, County Dublin, Ireland. The main house was constructed between 1703 and 1713 by the Duke of Ormond but rebuilt in 1827 after a fire. A portico and further additions were added in 1842 to a design by George Papworth. In […]

Powerscourt House

County Wicklow, Ireland Burned 1974 I gave the submission for Powerscourt House because I would have loved to have seen the paintings by Sir Joshua Reynolds that were lost to the tragic fire in 1974. In particular these paintings had once been loaned to Sir Hugh Lane at one time for an exhibition and a letter […]