At the end of a long,and rather tiresome day, Malcolm finally got to the Irish Times property porn.
That is captioned:
… once the home of Iseult Gonne and Francis Stuart.
By definition, then, a nest of Nazi sympathisers — and, by any usual definition, traitors to Ireland.
Malcolm may one day blog again the extraordinary history of Maud Gonne MacBride and her very strange daughter — and that very strange daughter’s very odd husband.
For the time being, let it be noted that Larragh Castle (in fact, as the description and text of that Irish Times piece makes clear, no more than a tarted-up armed camp, a barracks, and a gaol) occupies a small, and disreputable place in modern Irish history.