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A Life at Westport House - 50 Years A-Going by Jeremy Altamont, 11th Marquess of Sligo -Book

Jeremy's memoirs provide a grasshopper-type view of all of his endeavours, challenges and successes in Westport House from 1960 to 2010 - featuring stunning photography by Liam Lyons.  

€ 19.95

Westport House & the Brownes by Denis Altamont, 10th Marquess of Sligo -Book

This book is the definitive historical overview of both the Browne family and the House itself.  Ideal for a history buff!

€ 15.00

A Visitor's Guide to Westport House

An ideal accompaniment to a self-guided visit and a souvenir to cherish. 



€ 7.50

Three Book Deal

Buy the Visitor's Guide, Westport House & the Brownes and 50 Years A-Going for €35 all in.

€ 35.00

Order your copy of the stories behind Westport House and the Browne family. 




A Life at Westport House:  50 Years A-Going

Lord Jeremy Altamont, 11th Marquess of Sligo


First edition, paperback.  

122 pages

230mm x 230mm


The story of the decision to open Westport House to the public in 1960 and the Browne family's commitment, since then, to develop the house and estate as a tourism attraction to secure its long-term sustainability in a changed world.  The book has a wonderful display of images over a 50 year timespan and personal anecdotes of Jeremy's trials and tribulations in what has become one of Ireland's best loved heritage, family fun, adventure and camping destinations.




Westport House & The Brownes

Lord Denis Altamont, 10th Marquess of Sligo



111 pages

210x 149mm


The story of one of Ireland's most beautiful and historic homes and the family who lived there....and still do.  Written by the 10th Marquess of Sligo, this book chronicles the history of the house and the Browne Family from 1580 to 1981.