1 The cover evokes a dreamy scene of never-ending green.
2 How crazy and lavish is this living room of the Bantry House. Those are portraits of George III and Queen Charlotte; astonishingly elaborate.
3 The Regency entrance hall of an Irish estate that covers most of Fota Island.
4 The Wedgwood room/library of the Italian embassy in Dublin, both examples of some of the oldest remaining Adam style interiors.
5 The octagonal staircase in the Provost's House at Trinity College, Dublin, is lit by an incredible Venetian window and lined with amazing ironwork and rich plasterwork.
6 The gothic entrance hall of the Luttrellstown Castle, Dublin, includes a most interesting French tufted red velvet chair simply set in the center of the room.
7 Surprisingly, the breath-taking and intricate detail filling this dining room of the Luttrellstown Castle was produced in the 1950s.
8 What an impressive collection of family portraits in the Newbridge estate as well as elaborate Rococo plasterwork.
9 This dining room was added to the Carton estate by the third Duke of Leinster and inspires some deep pondering.
10 The crown jewel of the Carton estate: the Saloon. I am mesmerized by the baroque ceilings, the work of the Francini brothers in 1739, that depict "the courtship of the gods."
11 A view of Castletown, the first great Palladian house to have been built in Ireland.
12 The entrance hall of the Castletown, designed by Sir Edward Lovett Pearce.
13 The Print Room, added to Castletown in 1775, is the last remaining of its kind in Ireland.
14 This amazing box garden and formal parterre sits on the property of Castletown in County Kilkenny and designed by architect Davis Ducart.
15 The handsome exterior of Castletown in County Kilkenny is built of dressed sandstone and very fine, unpolished Kilkenny marble.
16 It's usually thought that exquisite plasterwork like this is Italian, but in fact, it's the work of Patrick Osborne, a true Irishman.
17 The subtle shade of orange on the walls of these two Georgian drawing rooms at the Malahide Castle perfectly sets off the numerous gold framed paintings.
18 A charming corner turret room in the Malahide Castle.
19 The wallpaper in the Blue Drawing Room at Abbey Leix is over a hundred years old.
20 These two rooms are part of the Glin Castle, which was built in 1790 on land owned by the Knights of Glin. These knights managed to keep this land for the last 700 years.
21 At Dunsany Castle, these images of the staircase and dining room show a successful collaboration of gothic styles throughout different eras.
22 The Westport House sits on a natural park in the forefront of the far Atlantic.
23 Love that mirror, held within the Yellow Drawing Room at the Birr Castle, and made out of a Dublin brass gate.
24 It's hard to believe that this beautiful river garden, filled with magnolias and other rare Chinese trees, is a park set on private property.
25 The grand character of this dining room at Mount Kennedy is due to the beautiful plasterwork by Michael Stapleton and grisaille roundels by de Gree.
26 This serene image of the Powerscourt estate with the Sugarloaf mountains says it all.