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Glenarm Castle Walled Garden + Catherine FitzGerald

Lawns in Bawns “Kings, princes, and the wisest men of all ages, have some or other of them, taken singular delight in this exercise of planting, setting, sowing, and what else that is requisite in the well ordering of orchards … 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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Robert O’Byrne + Thomas Heneage Art Books

A Knight in London  A life in sound bites and superlatives; there’s no hiatus in the hyperbole. Friday evening. Thomas Heneage Art Books is back to back with aristos and aficionados. It’s the launch of Robert O’Byrne’s brilliant biography of … Continue reading

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