Archive for November 2015

The 1st Earl of Dunraven’s Grand Tour of Italy

In the 1770’s Valentine Richard Quin, 1st Earl of Dunraven (1752-1824), was sent on a Grand Tour. “The continental tour was seen as an essential part of the education of young upper-class men aged between 17 and 22. Travelling with an experienced tutor or guardian, their main destination was Italy and its fine cities, although…

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Guests Invited to Experience Adare Manor’s Grand Finale

Guests eager to enjoy the luxury of Adare Manor before its impending temporary closure for an extensive rerufbishment and expansion project in January 2016 will have an opportunity to do so in style when a special package is launched this week. The indulgent Adare Manor Grand Finale package is now available for bookings from November…

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