Since 2003, the Heritage Council has helped to plan for the conservation of Russborough House, Co. Wicklow. Designed by Richard Castles and completed in about 1750, Russborough House perhaps one of the finest and most intact Georgian houses in the country. With a fine collection of paintings and objets d’art, it is owned and maintained by the Beit Foundation. The Foundation is seeking to make the house and surrounding landscaped grounds accessible to the public. Council provided €2,000,000 in funding to the conservation and restoration of the house in the period 2002 until 2007.
To view the conservation plan for Russborough House see the Heritage Plans page in our Council Publications section.