Great House Revival

March 2022
49:58

S2 Ep6

Expired 4.5 95 x
Hugh Wallace follows the restoration of an 1850’s regency style mansion. Carolyn and Michael McDonnell, together with Carolyn’s brother Henry, joined together to purchase this expansive property in Castletown Geoghegan. Built during the famine, the property was last in use as a hotel, but it had deteriorated at a surprisin...
50:06

S2 Ep5

Expired 3.5 49 x
This episode sees the restoration of a historic doctor’s house and dispensary dating back to the early 1800s. Borrisoleigh native Frances Doherty kept a close eye on the sale of her childhood doctor’s house over the years before purchasing it in 2017. Together with her husband, Tom, the couple’s dream is to create their fo...
49:47

S2 Ep4

Expired 4.5 44 x
This episode follows the restoration of a former Church of Ireland rectory from 1800. Ronan and Charles are the proud owners of Kilglass House in Longford, an 18th century former rectory in dire need of rescuing. Born and reared in London, Ronan is fulfilling his immigrant parent’s dream of returning home to Ireland.
49:44

S2 Ep3

Expired 3.5 41 x
Karen Whyte and her partner Donnacha Curley purchased Grove House a few years ago with a plan to save it from dereliction. Empty for years, the building was damp, water-damaged, and largely unloved. A native of Westport, Karen is keen to restore the building back to the grand home it once was.
February 2022
50:40

S2 Ep2

Expired 4.0 30 x
This episode follows the transformation and restoration of three 1790s agricultural barns into one large family home.
50:38

S2 Ep1

Expired 4.0 105 x
Hugh follows the restoration of a Georgian townhouse, dating back to 1826. Dublin born Fiona Kelly and her building contractor friend Philip have taken on a building on the brink of collapse.
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