Thinking of Renovating a Cottage?

Whitewashed walls, neat golden thatch, glossy red doors and dancing fireplaces are all images brought to mind when contemplating cottages and modern media such as magazines and books help to perpetuate this fantasy. What you don’t see is all the work that goes into...

The Old Farm Cottage – Co. Kilkenny

In 2001, we were on an extended holiday in Ireland, staying in a self-catering cottage in the Midlands. Although we enjoyed doing the typical “touristy” things, we found we were becoming increasingly fascinated with all the abandoned and derelict cottages dotting the...