Farmleigh Tree Detectives

Farmleigh Tree Detectives

  by Aisling Randles, OPW Farmleigh. Discover our wonderful trees on the historic Farmleigh Estate. Trees are amazing, they help to keep our air clean and our ecosystem healthy. They remove pollutants from the air and produce oxygen that we need to breath. Trees...
Introducing the trees at Farmleigh: The Fountain Lawn

Introducing the trees at Farmleigh: The Fountain Lawn

The focal point of Farmleigh’s pleasure grounds is the lawn at the back of the house, which rises gently up to a large circular fountain. It is the view framed in the over fireplace window of the Nobel Room which beautifully connects the interior of Farmleigh...
Look Back – The Painting that tells a Treasure of Stories

Look Back – The Painting that tells a Treasure of Stories

by Emer Ingoldsby, Office of Public Works. If a picture paints a thousand words – One amazing painting tells hundreds of Heritage heart warmers. In this video series, Farmleigh Guides present and explore Michael Angelo Hayes’ painting in Farmleigh Library –...
National Tree Week

National Tree Week

By Maria O’Hanlon, OPW Farmleigh The leaves aren’t quite budding yet but the blossoms will start blooming soon. National Tree Week runs from 21st to 27th March 2021. Bring your camera next time you visit Farmleigh and enter the Tree Week 2021 tree...
Seachtain na Gaeilge

Seachtain na Gaeilge

Turas ar an teach i gcomhair Seachtain na Gaeilge 2021. Edward Cecil Guinness Ba le muintir Guinness Teach Farmleigh tráth. Ba é fear darbh ainm Edward Cecil Guinness an chéad duine de mhuintir Guinness a chónaigh anseo. Mac garpháiste le Arthur Guinness agus fear gnó...
Women Writers in the Benjamin Iveagh Collection

Women Writers in the Benjamin Iveagh Collection

by Dr Nora Moroney, IRC Postdoctoral Fellow TCD, Marsh’s Library, Farmleigh House. The Benjamin Iveagh Library, in its beautiful wood-panelled room at Farmleigh, contains over five thousand books. Of these, only a handful are written by women. This is not...