This piece takes a quick look at the planned reconstruction and restoration of an old historic building; St Mel’s Cathedral in Longford, which was destroyed by fire on Christmas Day 2009. At around five o’clock on Christmas morning 2009, a fire broke out in the rear of St Mel’s Cathedral. Fire services did their best […]

This article covers how to identify dry rot, what the causes are, and dry rot treatments in Ireland.Dry rot in Ireland is a particular problem because our Irish climate is ideal for the germination and growth of the fungus. Serpula Lacrymann, or “dry rot” as its more commonly known, is a fungus which attacks and […]