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#russborough house

# russborough-house - Friday 17 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wicklow

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# russborough-house - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Holocaust survivor plants Irish oak tree at Russborough House

The Irish oak tree was planted to remember the 1.5 million Jewish children who died in the Holocaust.

# russborough-house - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Denis O'Brien is to purchase a €2.5 million painting and donate it to the state

The painting is part of the Russborough House collection which has been the subject of much controversy over the last six months.

# russborough-house - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

The Beit paintings should not have been allowed to leave Ireland

An Taisce’s case against The National Gallery of Ireland and the State has been settled.

# russborough-house - Friday 26 June, 2015

Christie's formally withdraws Russborough paintings from auction

… but there’s an October deadline to come up with other philanthropic alternatives to keep the paintings is Ireland.

# russborough-house - Monday 22 June, 2015

Sale of Russborough paintings may be postponed after 'generous proposal' from Irish donors

An emergency meeting of the board will consider the new proposal as soon as possible.

# russborough-house - Thursday 18 June, 2015

'Christie's, the stinkers': Auction house will 'disgrace themselves' if it charges penalty fee for Russborough paintings

There have been calls for the board of the foundation to be dissolved.

The government got a (very brief) scare in the Seanad today Seanadigans This post contains videos

The government got a (very brief) scare in the Seanad today

The opposition has managed to force Arts Minister Heather Humphreys to come into the house later today.

# russborough-house - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

These paintings were left to you, so how is a gift to the people of Ireland being sold?

An Taisce has been granted leave to take a judicial review of the granting of the export licences of the Beit paintings.

# russborough-house - Monday 8 June, 2015

National Gallery says it has no money to buy the Russborough paintings

Five masterpieces, including two Rubens, are to go up for auction to raise funds for the upkeep of Russborough House in Wicklow.