BREAKING - Plan to ensure future of important Kilkenny house submitted

Birthplace of the late Paddy Mullins to be protected and enhanced

Sean Keane

Reporter:

Sean Keane

Email:

sean.keane@kilkennypeople.ie

Imposing Kilkenny home is birthplace of Paddy Mullins, horse trainer

Impressive plans to protect Duninga House, Goresbridge, Kilkenny

A Kilkenny planning application that will contribute to the long-term preservation, enhancement and viability of a stunning and important period home has been submitted to Kilkenny County Council.
Duninga House, Goresbridge, Kilkenny is a protected structure and Bill and Helen Murphy want to  carry out conservation and enhancement works there. It is the birthplace of famous horse trainer, Paddy Mullins (RIP).

The proposed work including removal of an agricultural haybarn; restoration and
enhancement works to the existing farmyard and stable buildings including; replacement of stable and
storage doorrs.

They have also applied restoration of original stone wall features and architectural features and landscape design reflective of the original garden amenities and  all associated site development works including associated conservation works to the gate
lodge and change of use of the 14 units from use as holiday and long term private letting, to
permanent residential use, and provision of associated amenity area and parking; and all
associated site development works.

The proposed works are situated within the curtilage of a Protected Structure (Duninga House) but do not include physical modifications to the Duninga 'House' structure.

Goresbridge
Co Kilkenny