Ireland’s Rainforests

Ireland Logged According to the Irish Agriculture and Development Authority, until 6,000 years ago when the first Neolithic farmers arrived in Ireland, the island was almost completely covered with forest. These farmers cleared the land and over the next 3,500 years, the resulting layers of dead vegetation formed the bogs for which Ireland is now […]

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 […]