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Bective Abbey

I have to admit, the large medieval Abbey ruins of Bective are probably the nicest I have had the chance to explore to date, with the exception of the Baltinglass Abbey in Wicklow, but Baltinglass has been a personal favourite … Continue reading

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The Casino

No I haven’t taken up gambling. The Casino was an 18th century neo-classical house built in the 1700’s for the 1st Earl of Charlemont, James Caulfield. It was designed for him by the famous Scottish architect Sir William Chambers. With … Continue reading

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