Buried treasure discovered at Rathfarnham Castle

A veritable treasure trove of artefacts have been discovered at Rathfarnham Castle. The find was made in the course of works being carried out by OPW in order to provide a new lift and staircase in the south-west tower. The find included: · Coins dating as far back as 1602. · Chinese porcelain tea-sets along... Continue Reading →

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Scheme for Community Groups to Partner with OPW Heritage Sites

The OPW has  launched a nationwide advertising campaign seeking expressions of interest from local heritage/community groups who may be interested in becoming a partner with the OPW. Brian Hayes TD said  "For whatever reason Ireland has never involved voluntary effort in the presentation of our heritage.  Unlike many European countries where volunteers are an essential... Continue Reading →

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