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Irish Castles

Dromoland Castle: What's New at an Old Favorite

Kathleen Beckett | Posted 06.25.2013 | Travel
Kathleen Beckett

Keeping current and attracting a new generation of clientele that's younger, hipper, and more impressed with technology than turrets can be a challenge for institutions "saddled" with history where the aesthetic is floral chintz and crystal chandeliers rather than grey concrete white duvets.

Live Like A Lord... For A Weekend At Least

Kathleen Beckett | Posted 10.18.2012 | Travel
Kathleen Beckett

A little more than 10 years ago I was having dinner with the Countess of Dundee in her Scottish castle, Birkhill, when her daughter Lavinia joined us and told us all about her afternoon. She had been to St. Andrews to visit her cousin, William. Just William. Yes, that William.