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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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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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Ely House + The Order of the Knights of St Columbanus

Bram’s Lullaby Lavender’s Blue visit one of Dublin’s grandest and most historic houses. Following a herculean £5 million restoration, Ely House has never looked better, adapted and ready for its fourth century of continuous use. Now that’s what we call … Continue reading

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