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This charming 16th-century mansion was restored and used as a home by poet...

This charming 16th-century mansion was restored and used as a home by poet W. B. Yeats in the early 20th century.

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Yeats, Lady Gregory, towers and swans

The tour and attached cottage sit quietly along a stream on the just re-opened site. We enjoyed the cool castle that inspired Yeats as he longed for the lady across the way... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2015
Abbe C

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Reviewed 26 July 2015

The tour and attached cottage sit quietly along a stream on the just re-opened site. We enjoyed the cool castle that inspired Yeats as he longed for the lady across the way. Downstairs we shared a pot of tea while reading from a book about the site, enjoying local paintings mostly inspired by Yeats, and talking with one of the... More 

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