Restored Georgian home combines history and beauty in west Cork

Restored Georgian home combines history and beauty in west Cork View Gallery
The kitchen has a central island and breakfast bar
Offered in turnkey condition, Glebe House is an elegant townhouse in a historic Georgian garden square. In 1775 the construction of Emmet Square in Clonakilty, Co Cork, heralded the rise of a new order – a wealthy merchant class that needed housing in a town that reflected their status. The wealth came from shipping, textiles, breweries and one of the most enduring of local products: country housewife Joanna O’Brien’s black puddings, which were hugely popular. Today, made to the same recipe, Clonakilty Black Pudding can be found in supermarkets across Ireland.

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