Portraits of the lady of Carton House

Portraits of the lady of Carton House
If ever a woman deserved to have a luxury hotel suite named in her honour, it’s Lady Emily Mary, wife of James, 20th Earl of Kildare, who became the first Duke of Leinster. Anyone who has spent the night at Carton House in Co Kildare in the Lady Emily Suite (room to swing a tiger, a contemporary four-poster, and a bathroom to die for) must have wondered as to her history.

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