Maunsell of Oakley Park

Maunsell of Oakley Park The following story is an updated version of that contained in Turtle Bunbury’s 2004 book, ‘The Landed Gentry & Aristocracy of Co. Kildare’. If you should spot any errors or ommissions, or have further information or photographs of...
Conolly of Castletown House, Celbridge, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Conolly of Castletown House, Celbridge, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Charting the rise of Speaker Conolly, an innkeeper’s son from Donegal who became the most powerful man of his generation. His magnificent Palladian residence at Castletown House, Celbridge, is one of the Irish nation’s greatest treasures. Also looking at connections...