Archive for June 2016

Some hidden treasures found during the restoration at Adare Manor

We have found some real little gems during the restoration work; amongst them were this old bottle of Guinness and packet of Players Navy Cut Cigarettes. The label on the bottle also specifies the batch number and the date the barrel was dispatched from St James Gate. The barrel would have traveled by horse drawn…

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A Labour of Love: Restoring Adare Manor

Our current closure is not just to allow for refurbishment and development, it is also for conservation and renovation of the magnificent Manor House. Numerous skilled craftsmen are working with us to restore stone and woodwork such as floors, ceilings, panelling, chimneys, roof and windows. One of these experts is Lambstongue, historic window specialists. They…

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