Entries by Anne Da Silva

Steel away to Howth – inside the €2.6m coastal villa once home to an industrial magnate who helped build modern Ireland

Craigview, Claremont Road, Howth, Co Dublin Asking price: €2.6m Agent: Gallagher Quigley (01) 818 3000 “You’re a foolish young man who doesn’t know when to let off,” retorted Dublin railing maker Joseph Smith to his young employee John Biggar Pearson. The latter had come into his office with an idea for advancing the business. Pearson, […]

Period Property with lots of Character in Fairview, D3

        4 Annadale Avenue Fairview D3 With a roll call of famous natives that includes the late broadcaster Larry Gogan, panto star Maureen Potter and actor Brendan Cauldwell, Fairview abounds in period properties, which like them have lots of character. One such is 4 Annadale Avenue, with original 1880s era features, including […]

Stealing the scene in Howth – Inside the €5m mansion featured in blockbuster romance inspired by a Cecelia Ahern novel

Perched on a dramatic cliff top location, ‘Tara Hall’ was the star in the closing scenes of ‘Love, Rosie’ Tara Hall, Balscadden Road, Howth, Co Dublin Asking price: €5m Agents: Gallagher Quigley (01) 8183000 and Sherry FitzGerald/Christies International (01) 2698888 Rosie and Alex have always had eyes for one another. At Rosie’s 18th birthday party, […]

Inside the €2.5m Home – Dublin’s answer to the Brady Bunch built on the Hill of Howth

Galtee Lodge, Asgard Road, Howth, Co Dublin Asking price: €2.5m Agent: Gallagher Quigley (01) 8183000 The Brady Bunch proved they’re still the world’s most popular blended family after HGTV recently united six of them with their old house for a hybrid reunion/home improvement show. A Very Brady Renovation saw the now middle-aged Brady siblings band together to […]

Pastal parcel: Sutton Period Home of Late Antiques Expert Denis Drum & Champion Cook Mary Drum is for sale

  Suttonian Mary Drum knows what it’s like to feel the pressure of lights, cameras and clock ticking action, as a contestant on a competitive cookery television programme. At a time when so many devote their evenings to the lockdown TV staples of property and competitive cookery vehicles, it could be said that she’s emerged […]