The Morgan Family – Father Ted’s Forebears

The Morgan Family – Father Ted’s Forebears

  Anyone who listened to ‘Scrap Saturday’ or watched ‘Father Ted’ can appreciate the genius of Dermot Morgan. Before his abrupt and unexpected death aged 45 in 1998, he was one of the best-loved comedians in Ireland. But to understand what made Dermot Morgan...
Wingfield, Viscounts Powerscourt of Co. Wicklow, Ireland

Wingfield, Viscounts Powerscourt of Co. Wicklow, Ireland

Powerscourt House in County Wicklow is one of the most famous Georgian houses in Ireland. Built in the 1740s, it was devastated by fire in 1974. Now part of the Marriott-run Autograph Collection, the estate takes its name from the de la Poer family who built a castle...