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Historic Building in Blessington

Russborough House

Magnificent Russborough House is one of Ireland's finest stately homes, a Palladian palace built for Joseph Leeson (1705–83), later the first Earl of Milltown and, later still, Lord Russborough. Since 1952 the house…
International in Blessington

Grangecon Café

Salads, home-baked dishes and a full menu of Irish cheeses are the staples at this tiny, terrific cafe set in a converted schoolhouse. Everything here – from the pasta to the delicious apple juice – is made on the p…