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Cabaret Gods & the Towers of Elysium
In 1972 the late hotel entrepreneur Pascal Vincent Doyle purchased a small Victorian demesne on Upper Leeson Street Road, felled the house and erected in its place the Burlington Hotel, the behemoth which still holds the distinction of being Ireland’s largest hotel. Just south of the Burlington Hotel stands a terrace of four superb Regency […]