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1930s, Art deco, Ireland, Renovation Projects

In need of renovation: The White House 1930s art deco property in Skerries, Co. Dublin, Ireland

The White House 1930s art deco property in Skerries, Co. Dublin, Ireland
The White House 1930s art deco property in Skerries, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Thanks to Clive Kelly for flagging up an interesting little place in need of a lot of work – The White House 1930s art deco property in Skerries, Co. Dublin, Ireland. Read more

Contemporary, Ireland, Oddities

Andrew Wright-designed Island House and your own island on Inishturk Beg Island, Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland

Andrew Wright-designed Island House and your own island on Inishturk Beg Island, Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Andrew Wright-designed Island House and your own island on Inishturk Beg Island, Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland

Not just your own house, the Andrew Wright-designed Island House also comes with the entire island too, which is Inishturk Beg Island, Westport, Co. Mayo, just off the coast of Ireland. Read more

1930s, Art deco, Ireland

Art deco in Dublin: 1930s six-bedroom art deco property in Templeogue Road, Dublin

Art deco in Dublin
Art deco in Dublin

Check out this this stunning 1930s six-bedroom art deco property in Templeogue Road, Dublin. But it does come with a good amount of notoriety.

The house was built in 1939, but gained that notoriety in 1940 when the house was owned by a ‘go-between’ between the IRA and the German Nazi regime. Indeed, it was used as a safe house for an SS officer – and when it was raided by the police, the owner was arrested and sentenced to five years in prison. The SS man had already departed. You can read the full story from the Irish Times here. Read more