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Tarquin Blake and Fiona Reilly


Tarquin Blake, photographer and historian, is the author of the best selling Abandoned Mansions of Ireland Volumes 1 and 2 and of the website www.AbandonedIreland.com. He has extensively explored Irish architectural relics and historical sites and his passion is unravelling and documenting a lost heritage.

Fiona Reilly is Assistant Keeper of Irish Antiquities with the National Museum of Ireland. An archaeologist with wide-ranging experience, she has directed numerous excavations, many of which are published. Her interests lie in medieval church architecture and industrial and historic archaeology.