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The Irish Country House
A land of legend and lore, Ireland is also home to some of the most breathtaking residences in the world, ten of which are explored in this charming book. Take a once-in-a-lifetime tour through these historical homes and castles—all still owned and lived in by the original families—furnished with heirlooms and cherished hand-me-downs. From cabinets filled with monogrammed ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published November 1st 2010 by Vendome Press
(first published October 1st 2010)
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In these photographs, I was struck by the intricacies of things like the ceilings, the wallpaper, the statues. Formal decorating is the norm in this collection. I found myself lingering over photographs with shelves of books.
Desmond John Villiers FitzGerald, 29th Knight of Glin. The title, in use since the early 14th century, became extinct upon his death. Graduate of Harvard University, where he received a Master's degree in Fine Arts (MFA). In 1991, he became president of the Irish Georgian Society.More about Desmond FitzGerald (Knight of Glin)...