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Lavender’s Blue + Russborough Blessington Wicklow

Architecture in Harmony A rondo is a piece of music in which the main theme keeps recurring between different episodes. Antonio Diabelli’s Rondino was written for the piano in the 18th century. essentially a ternary or three element form, two … Continue reading

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Holy Hill House + Ballymena Castle

The Big White House | Relics of the Old Decency Holy (pronounced “Holly” as in Holywood, Country Down) Hill House is a Planter’s house of comfortable grandeur. Set in the wilds of Tyrone, its shining white walls are testimony to … Continue reading

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