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July Blog Post 2023 — Old Buildings

Exploring the Forgotten Past: Waterston Park House - A Tale of Splendor and Sorrow

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Exploring the Forgotten Past: Waterston Park House - A Tale of Splendor and Sorrow

Sadly, the winds of change and the tumultuous events of the War of Independence in 1923 marked the end of a long line of inheritance and family ownership. The estate was sold to the Irish Land Commission, and it was divided among the local farming community. Waterston Park House stood abandoned until around 1928 when it was stripped of its fittings and features, left to crumble into a ruin.

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