Henry of Straffan House & Lodge Park, County Kildare

Henry of Straffan House & Lodge Park, County Kildare

In the early 18th century, a Presbyterian minister’s son from Co. Antrim struck rich in banking and linen, and acquired the former Tyrconnell estates at Straffan on the banks of the River Liffey. A high-profile marriage to the Earl of Milltown’s daughter enabled Hugh...