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Lavender’s Blue + Castle ffrench Galway

Fortissimo Anglicisation from Gaelic is to blame in some instances (The Argory is a case in point) but quite a few Irish country houses have intriguing names. Jockey Hall and Shandy Hall (the latter in Dripsey) sound fun. Whiskey Hall … Continue reading

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Sammy Leslie + Castle Leslie Glaslough

As Time Goes By | The Rear View  John Betjeman, Winston Churchill, Marianne Faithfull, Paul McCartney, W B Yeats and Lavender’s Blue have all been. The great and the good, in other words. In recent years thanks to Sammy Leslie … Continue reading

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