Cleggan Lodge

 

A house which has undergone a variety of metamorphoses, Cleggan was first a hunting lodge made over in the fashionable cottage orne style in the early 19th century. Today it is the home of Hugh O'Neill, Lord Rathcavan, whose family have always owned land in this part of Ireland.

His grandfather was responsible for restoring and enlarging the house in the 1920s, providing it with such necessary features as a kitchen wing and some bathrooms.

Still, Cleggan retains the charm of a lodge, thanks to the easy comfort of its interior decoration, which manages to accommodate special details including the series of Wedgwood plaques incorporated into the drawingroom's marble fireplace.