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History of Kylemore Castle & Abbey

Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill

History of Kylemore Castle & Abbey

by Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill

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Published by Kylemore Abbey Publications, Kylemore Abbey in Connemara, Co Galway .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Connemara (Ireland),
  • Ireland,
  • Connemara
    • Subjects:
    • Kylemore Abbey (Connemara, Ireland) -- History.,
    • Benedictine nuns -- Ireland -- Connemara -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Connemara (Ireland) -- Church history -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 250-252) and index.

      Other titlesHistory of Kylemore Castle and Abbey
      StatementKathleen Villiers-Tuthill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX2602.K95 V55 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 263 p. :
      Number of Pages263
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3648782M
      ISBN 100954231015
      LC Control Number2002489864
      OCLC/WorldCa51526843

      Set in the Connemara mountains is Kylemore Abbey, a beautiful neo-Gothic Castle. Given it's picture-perfect location, Kylemore is often touted as Ireland's most romantic castle. Built by the English industrialist Mitchell Henry in , visitors to the three reception rooms in the Abbey are touched by its history steeped in romance and tragedy. Kylemore Castle was originally built as a room private home for Mitchell Henry, a former doctor from England, and his Henrys, who are said to have fallen in love with the area while on honeymoon in Ireland, owned the castle until when it was bought by the Duke and Duchess of regal duo is said to have been forced to sell the property again in due to.

        Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden: The Love Story that Built the Castle - See 3, traveller reviews, 4, candid photos, and great deals for Kylemore, Ireland, at TripadvisorK TripAdvisor reviews. Today it is still a working Abbey where the sisters live, work, pray and welcome visitors from around the world. Hidden in the woods you will also find the stunning Gothic Church built for Margaret Henry the woman who inspired the building of Kylemore Castle in the late ’s.

      The most striking feature of Kylemore Abbey is the castle itself. First built as the stunning home of Mitchell and Margaret Henry, the castle is nestled into the green Irish countryside and perfectly reflected in the waters of the lake in front of the incredible 19 th-century home. The ground floor rooms have been carefully restored to showcase what life would have been like at the estate.   "Framed by the stunning surroundings of Connemara, west Ireland, the film also features the superb Kylemore Abbey. It was built in as a family home for Author: In Partnership With.


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History of Kylemore Castle & Abbey by Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill Download PDF EPUB FB2

History of Kylemore Castle and Abbey Paperback – January 1, by Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill (Author)5/5(2). The story of Kylemore Abbey is a truly remarkable one that spans over year of tragedy, romance, innovation, education and spirituality.

Built as a breathtaking Castle in ,it is now the Abbey and home of the Benedictine community of nuns. The Benedictine nuns arrived at Kylemore in after their Abbey in Ypres, Belgium was destroyed in the early months of World War I.

Settling at Kylemore. The History of Kylemore Abbey and Castle. € The history of Kylemore is the history of two homes- Kylemore Castle and Kylemore Abbey – and of two communities; the community within and the community without.

The period covered is from tofrom the time Mitchell Henry first took possession of Kylemore right to the present day. The history of Kylemore is the history of two homes - Kylemore Castle and Kylemore Abbey - and of two communities; the community within and the community without.

The period covered is from tofrom the time Mitchell Henry first took possession of Kylemore right to the present day. This book, written by local historian, Kathleen Villiers Tuthill, chronicles the history of the Abbey from - It discusses the time when the abbey was in fact a castle, owned by Mitchell Henry to when it was taken over by the nuns.

Kylemore Abbey [A Nun of the Community] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Includes a guide to and history of Kylemore Castle, and accounts of the Irish Nuns of St.

Benedict and of the Benedictines. Illustrated with photographs. Home to the Benedictine nuns, Ireland's Kylemore Abbey is a surreal fairytale-like castle steeped in history, tales of romance and tragedy and spirituality.

Conjuring a very Victorian atmosphere, Kylemore Abbey is home to a lavish walled garden, a number of nature trails, a gothic church, and an awe-inspiring castle containing over 70 rooms.

Kylemore Abbey – the incredible story of an Irish castle on a lake Edwardian Era Victorian Era The year was Wealthy financier and Member of Parliament Mitchell Henry ( – ) was standing with his wife on the shores of a lake in County Galway, Ireland, admiring their new fairytale castle.

This is a story about Kylemore Abbey and its Victorian Walled Garden. It is located just one hour from Galway and is one of Ireland’s top tourist attractions. Kylemore Castle was built in the late s by Mitchell Henry MP, a wealthy businessman, and liberal politician.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm: Other Titles: History of Kylemore Castle and Abbey.

Description For one hundred years, Kylemore Abbey has been home to the Irish Benedictine nuns, whose monastery in Flanders was destroyed during the First World War.

Known in continental Europe as the Irish Dames of Ypres, the community was founded in and provided education to the daughters of elite Irish Catholics during the penal era. Kylemore Abbey history is a truly remarkable one, both Castle and Abbey. The twists of fate which its occupants experienced, from moments of romance and happiness, to sadness and courage have all combined to create a fascinating history spanning over years.

Built as a breath-taking castle in by Mitchell Henry for his wife Margaret, Kylemore Abbey is home to a Benedictine Community of nuns who arrived at Kylemore in after their abbey in Ypres, Belgium was destroyed in the early months of World War I.

Settling at Kylemore, the Benedictine Community opened a world-renowned boarding school for girls and began restoring the Abbey, Gothic.

Buy History of Kylemore Castle and Abbey by Villiers-Tuthill, Kathleen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2. The world-famous Kylemore Abbey, dramatically located in a magnificent former castle on the shores of Kylemore Lough in Connemara, has been home to a branch of Benedictine nuns that fled Belgium during World War I.

Bombed out of Ypres, where they had been based for hundreds of years, the nuns were rescued by the Royal Munster Fusiliers before eventually finding their new home in Kylemore in   Home to the Benedictine nuns, Ireland’s Kylemore Abbey is a surreal fairytale-like castle steeped in history, tales of romance and tragedy and spirituality.

Conjuring a very Victorian atmosphere, Kylemore Abbey is home to a lavish walled garden, a number of nature trails, a gothic church, and an awe-inspiring castle containing over 70 rooms.

Book Tickets. We are open. The Estate is open 7 days: 10 am -5 pm (last entry 4 pm) Mitchell’s cafe open 7 days: am – pm. Craft & Design Shop open 7 days: am – 5pm. Product Categories. Kylemore Abbey Produce; The History of Kylemore Abbey and Castle.

Now, splendid new look “The History of Kylemore Castle and Abbey’ has just been published and was launched recently at a ceremony in Kylemore Abbey by An Taoiseach, Mr Bertie Ahern.

The author is Kathleen Villers-Tuthill who was born in Clifden and who has devoted much of the past twenty five years to researching the history of Connemara. Marguerite Foyle is the Manager at the Kylemore Abbey since May Valerie O’Sullivan is a photographer and media provider, based in Killarney.

She covers a wide range of events in the Public Relations, Press, Tourism and Outdoor Sectors. A winner of many national awards in the Press Photographs Association of Ireland competition.

Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill's excellent book: History of Kylemore Castle and Abbey is available at:. Kylemore Abbey, a magnificent turreted castle set in the lush Connemara hills overlooking a lake, is one of Ireland's top tourist attractions, with overvisitors every year.

The Benedictine Nuns took over the Abbey inand since then have built up a fine tradition of hospitality, with wonderful produce from their farm and with Reviews: 9.Kylemore Castle changed owners over the following years, but marked the arrival of the Benedictine nuns who had fled from Belgium after their Abbey in Ypres was destroyed in World War I.

The nuns began restoring the building back to its former glory and Kylemore Abbey was opened as an international boarding school for girls. History of Kylemore Castle and Abbey by Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill () out of 5 stars 2. Paperback.

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