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Photography by Shantanu Starick, Styling by Ciara
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Photography by Shantanu Starick, Styling by Ciara

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While away time in this stunning perfumers house, nestled between the trees in West Cork


by Amanda Kavanagh
09.06.21

Leaving the city, an ambitious couple set about restoring an old farmhouse to its former glory, with dreamy results.

“It’s hard to believe it’s been ten years,” muses Joan Woods. The perfumer is talking about her move to West Cork; to a new home, a new business and in her own words, “a totally new way of life”. On the outskirts of Union Hall, Joan and her husband Richard Bradburn have achieved what many urban dwellers dream of. Both have forged successful new careers, hers as a founder of organic perfume company Waters +...

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