Mount Juliet Hotel, Co. Kilkenny

Gold List 2012: The Platinum Circle

Readers’ Rating: the residence of the Earl of Carrick, this hotel overlooking the River Nore still feels very much like an eighteenth-century working estate. Its classically elegant rooms mix Georgian decor with plush, hand-embroidered fabrics

Mount Juliet Hotel, Co. Kilkenny

Mount Juliet Estate, Co. Kilkenny : Hotels and Resorts : County Kilkenny, Ireland

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Clonabreany House, Co. Meath

Photo from Rebecca & Padraig collection by Rubistyle Clonabreany House

Bellinter House, Co Meath

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Tankardstown House, Co. Meath

Tankardstown House on the afternoon of a Summer Wedding (Photo credit Larry Mc Mahon Photography)