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Abroad with Beverly: Life of an Irish Royal, Part 2

In Part 1 Brendan Parsons, the 7th Earl of Rosse, talked about his boyhood experiences during World War II, his return to Birr Castle, the Parsons family ancestral home, his school experience, and the path that led him to a post at the United Nations. Part 2: Return to Ireland & Preserving the Legacy What […]

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Travel Diary: Ireland, Part 3

Day 5:  The official press trip had come to an end and the journalists invited on this extraordinary adventure all went their separate ways. Some headed for home, while others chose to do some exploring on their own. As for me, just when I thought I had experienced the height of luxury visiting some of […]

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Travel Diary: Ireland, Part 2

In Part 1, which covered Days 1 and 2 of this amazing journey through Northern Ireland, we explored Carrickfergus Castle; had a fabulous meal at the beautiful French Rooms at Bushmills; visited Glenarm Castle, and had a fun tour with Andrew Morrow, the head gardener, whose father was the resident chauffeur for 50 years. We […]

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Travel Diary: Ireland, Part 1

How lucky can one travel writer be? I’ll tell you how lucky. I was the only American journalist invited on a recent press trip to Northern Ireland. The select group of writers flew in from all over the world including, India, South Africa, Sweden, Holland, and Germany. This opportunity was especially exciting since I had […]

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