Aras an Uachtarain, President of Ireland's House, Dublin Photos

The President of Ireland lives in a mansion (Aras a Uachtarain) in Phoenix Park. The house is open for occasional tours on weekends.

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Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Ceremonial entrance of Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Grounds of Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Garden of Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
Aras an Uachtarain (President of Ireland's House since 1937) (built 1751 + 1801 + 1840s). Dublin, Ireland.Ceremonial entrance of Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Grounds of Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Garden of Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
Grounds of Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Entrance hall at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Coffered barrel-vaulted ceiling in entrance hall at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Coat of arms of Ireland with Irish harp at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
Grounds of Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Entrance hall (1751) at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Coffered barrel-vaulted ceiling in entrance hall at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Coat of arms of Ireland with Irish harp at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
Abstract painting at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Silver lamp & statuette of extinct Giant Irish Deer in entrance hall at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Gilded sculpted ceiling with British themed brass chandelier in state drawing room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.English roses, Scottish thistles, Irish shamrocks & oak leaves of Wales on throne room brass chandelier by Higginbotham, Thomas & Co. at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
Abstract painting (2011) at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Silver lamp & statuette of extinct Giant Irish Deer in entrance hall at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Gilded sculpted ceiling with British themed brass chandelier in state drawing room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.English roses, Scottish thistles, Irish shamrocks & oak leaves of Wales on throne room brass chandelier (1839) by Higginbotham, Thomas & Co. at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
Fireplace & piano in state drawing room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Battle of Ballynahinch on June 13, 1798 painting by Thomas Robinson at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Sitting area with Louis XIV couch & chairs from Palace of Versailles, a gift of France, in state drawing room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Sculpted ceiling in council of state room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
Fireplace & piano in state drawing room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Battle of Ballynahinch on June 13, 1798 painting by Thomas Robinson at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Sitting area with Louis XIV couch & chairs from Palace of Versailles, a gift of France, in state drawing room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Sculpted ceiling in council of state room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
Gilded fox & crane of sculpted ceiling in council of state room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Gilded animals & boughs of sculpted ceiling in council of state room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Gilded cherubs of sculpted ceiling in council of state room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Council of state room fireplace with gilded mirror at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
Gilded fox & crane of sculpted ceiling in council of state room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Gilded animals & boughs of sculpted ceiling in council of state room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Gilded cherubs of sculpted ceiling in council of state room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Council of state room fireplace with gilded mirror at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
IRA Column painting over desk in council of state room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.IRA Column painting by Sean Keating at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.First meeting of Council of State Jan. 8, 1940 painting at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Countess Constance Markievicz portrait by Boleslaw von Szankowski of Paris at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
IRA Column painting over desk in council of state room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.IRA Column painting (1921) by Sean Keating at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.First meeting of Council of State Jan. 8, 1940 painting at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Countess Constance Markievicz portrait (1901) by Boleslaw von Szankowski of Paris at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
State reception room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Irish carpet by Raymond McGrath of Donegal in state reception room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Shamrock detail of carpet at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Gilded mirror over fireplace by Pietro Bossi in state reception room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
State reception room (former ballroom) at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Irish carpet by Raymond McGrath of Donegal in state reception room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Shamrock detail of carpet at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Gilded mirror over fireplace by Pietro Bossi in state reception room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
Marble colored pattern of fireplace by Pietro Bossi in state reception room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Sculpted ceiling design by Lafranchini Brothers in state reception room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.State reception room view of state corridor at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Neoclassical panel by Lafranchini Brothers in state corridor at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
Marble colored pattern of fireplace (18thC) by Pietro Bossi in state reception room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Sculpted ceiling design by Lafranchini Brothers in state reception room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.State reception room view of state corridor (aka Lafranchini corridor) at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Neoclassical panel by Lafranchini Brothers in state corridor at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
State corridor with Lafranchini Brothers panels & busts of former Irish presidents at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Cast of neoclassical panels by Lafranchini Brothers in state corridor at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Busts of Irish Presidents in state corridor at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Busts of Irish Presidents in state corridor at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
State corridor with Lafranchini Brothers panels & busts of former Irish presidents at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Cast of neoclassical panels by Lafranchini Brothers in state corridor at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Busts of Irish Presidents in state corridor at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Busts of Irish Presidents in state corridor at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
Wine cooler with Irish harp carving by James Hicks at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.State dining room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.State dining room chandelier & ceiling at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Fireplace with presidential portrait in state dining room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
Wine cooler with Irish harp carving (c1890) by James Hicks at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.State dining room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.State dining room chandelier & ceiling at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Fireplace with presidential portrait in state dining room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
Irish President Éamon de Valera portrait by Sean O'Sullivan at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Irish President Patrick Hillery portrait by John F. Kelly at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Irish President Mary Robinson portrait by Basil Blackshaw at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Irish President Mary McAleese portrait by Seosamh O Duinn at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
Irish President (1959-73) Éamon de Valera portrait by Sean O'Sullivan at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Irish President (1976-90) Patrick Hillery portrait by John F. Kelly at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Irish President (1990-97) Mary Robinson portrait by Basil Blackshaw at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Irish President (1997-2011) Mary McAleese portrait by Seosamh O Duinn at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
New Presidential inauguration chair by John Lee at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Presidential seal press at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Presidential China table service & silverware at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Display of previous Irish presidents at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
New Presidential inauguration chair (2011) by John Lee at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Presidential seal press at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Presidential China table service & silverware at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Display of previous Irish presidents at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
Waterford glass harp given to former Irish president at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Limited edition of Dubliners book by James Joyce given to former Irish president at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.South American art given to former Irish president at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Silver sculpture of dragon of City of London given to former Irish president at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
Waterford glass harp given to former Irish president at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Limited edition of Dubliners book by James Joyce given to former Irish president at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.South American art given to former Irish president at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Silver sculpture of dragon of City of London given to former Irish president at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
Vase from Viet Nam given to former Irish president at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Original cooking stove in lower floor at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Presidential carriage at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Presidential Rolls Royce Silver Wraith at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
Vase from Viet Nam given to former Irish president at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Original cooking stove in lower floor at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Presidential carriage at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Presidential Rolls Royce Silver Wraith (1949) at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.
Presidential Rolls Royce Silver Wraith at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.


Presidential Rolls Royce Silver Wraith (1949) at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.



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