Friday November 27, 2020

A sleeping beauty awake once more

As the Merrion Hotel turns 21, a new booklet relates the rich history of these elegant buildings, writes Gemma Tipton

21st October, 2018
Map of Merrion Street

Enter the Merrion Hotel, whether you’re staying, or simply meeting, eating or drinking, and you’ll find it difficult to miss the perfect proportions of the elegant Georgian foyer and magnificent stuccoed reception rooms. There’s also the extraordinary art collection, one of the finest in private hands in Ireland. But did you know that the four buildings which comprise the hotel were also the site of some of the most pivotal moments in Irish history?...

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