Living in Sri Lanka – Introductory Remarks

Living in Sri Lanka – Introductory Remarks

In 2006, Thames & Hudson published the book ‘Living in Sri Lanka,’ which photographer James Fennell and I had put together in the years before the tsunami. The houses, villas and hotels featured in the book reflected a strong spirit of optimism in the face of...
O’Shaughnessy’s (The Ivy House) of Glin, Co. Limerick

O’Shaughnessy’s (The Ivy House) of Glin, Co. Limerick

Hungarian-born Dody Meer and her husband Captain John O’Shaughnessy did much to make this pub a landmark institution of the Shannon region during the late 20th century, a legacy their son is determined to continue. Unlimited access for €1 a month / €12 a year...
The Irish Pub – Media Coverage & General Applause

The Irish Pub – Media Coverage & General Applause

'Delightful' says The Irish Times. 'Fascinating' concurred the Independent-on-Sunday. 'A brilliant history of the Irish pub' declared Country Life. 'A masterpiece of pub porn' said the Sunday Independent. Turtle's 2008 book 'The Irish Pub' - his third with...
Introduction to Adare Manor: Renaissance of an Irish Country House

Introduction to Adare Manor: Renaissance of an Irish Country House

An overview of the contents of 'Adare Manor - The Renaissance of an Irish Country Manor,' the first of Turtle's two books with Adare Manor, voted No. 1 resort in the world by Condé Nast Traveler in 2022. Unlimited access for €1 a month / €12 a year...