Kilkea Castle 9 – The New Custodians (1961-2010)

Kilkea Castle 9 – The New Custodians (1961-2010)

In 1961, the Marquess of Kildare – later the 8th Duke of Leinster – sold Kilkea Castle, his ancestral castle in County Kildare, to the Land Commission. There then followed a succession of fascinating owners including an engineer who built most of Northern Ireland’s...