National Geographic : 1953 Jul
4 A Thatched Roof Shields the Cottage of These Sisters in Adare Ancient Adare, with its straw-roofed cottages and lichened medieval churches, has been called Ireland's prettiest village. The late tenor John McCormack sang The Rose of Tralee in front of this home for a Holly wood film. Roses brighten the walled yard. 125 Kodachromes by Maynard Owen Williams, National Geographic Staff S Thomas Moore Composed Songs at This Pianoforte Moore wrote music for some of his verses; at times he adapted words to Irish folk tunes. His instrument is preserved in the Royal Dublin Society headquarters. Here Eithne Coldrick plays a beloved Moore song, Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms.