A chance to look at Headfort House

3rd April, 2016
A Robert Adam interior at Headfort House in Co Meath

Today, there’s a rare chance to see Ireland’s only interior designed by Robert Adam: that of Headfort House, now Headfort School, normally closed to the public but now the location of Damien Matthews’s Annual Headfort House Auction, where 850 lots will go under the hammer.

While snakes and ladders are fine for hoi polloi, at Slane Castle in Victorian times, the board game of choice was the Conyngham Cup. Based...

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