R4746 : Adare Manor

taken 12 years ago, near to Adare, Co Limerick, Ireland

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Adare Manor
Adare Manor
Now the Adare Manor Hotel, it started life in 1832 when the 2nd Earl of Dunraven who at the time was suffering acutely with gout, was encouraged by his wife Lady Caroline to undertake the building of this vast pile in order to distract him from the pain of his affliction. Sadly he never lived to see his dream completed which was finally realised in 1862, some 12 years after his death. In 1984, unable to keep up with the expense of the upkeep of this huge house and its 840 acre estate, it was sold to an Irish-American who has turned it into an upmarket hotel.
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R4746, 9 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
Thursday, 28 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Friday, 13 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Sport, Leisure  Housing, Dwellings  Public buildings and spaces  Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! R 4730 4608 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.8333N 8:46.6717W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! R 4757 4603
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Mansion  Manor House  Hotel 

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