In a recent episode of the RTÉ Nationwide Big Houses series, Dr. Ida Milne, a lecturer in History, offered her expertise on the mindset and outlook of the previous owners of these homes, and the locals from the surrounding areas. The series focuses on unraveling the history and decline of Ireland’s Big Houses, exploring the diverse range of estates that once thrived across the country. Dr. Milne’s contribution provided valuable insights into the lives of the people who inhabited these grand residences and those who worked within them. Her participation in the series contributes to a broader understanding of Ireland’s historical heritage, shedding light on the stories hidden within the walls of these houses.
View the episode here.