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Chapter 1: ‘O, Sweet Adare!’ – The Early Years

Return to Contents   Extracted from ‘Adare Manor: The Renaissance of an Irish Country House’ by Turtle Bunbury.   *****   ‘O, sweet Adare! O, lovely vale, O, soft retreat of sylvan splendour. Nor summer sun, nor morning gale. E’er hailed a scene more softly tender.’ Gerald Griffin (1803–1840)   *****   THE FORD OF THE […]