Farmleigh House & Estate

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Things to do in County Dublin Dublin, Ireland - Farmleigh House & Estate - YourDaysOut
Farmleigh House, White's Rd, Phoenix Park, Dublin 15, Ireland
Mon-Sun: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Farmleigh is an estate of 78 acres situated to the north-west of Dublin's Phoenix Park. It was purchased by the Office of Public Works on behalf of the Government in June 1999 and developed in order to provide accommodation for visiting dignitaries and guests of the nation, for high level Government meetings and for enjoyment by the public. Farmleigh remains a unique representation of its heyday, the Edwardian period, when wealthy industrialists had replaced landowners as the builders of large mansions in Ireland. Their tastes were eclectic, mising a variety of architectural styles and decors. Edward Cecil Guinness first Earl of Iveagh, the great-grandson of Arthur Guinness, built Farmleigh around a smaller Georgian house in the 1880's. Many of the artworks and furnishings he collected...

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