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Calendar of Events

  • Richie Scott Sculpture Exhibition
    at Ballymaloe House

    22/06/2017 - 08/09/2017

    Ballymaloe House, Co. Cork will host Richie Scott's Sculpture Exhibition this summer 2017, launching on Midsummers Eve.

    There will be fifty pieces from some of the finest of Irish sculptors. The exhibition shall run throughout the Summer up to and including the first weekend in September which see Ballymaloe House host their annual Garden Festival. There shall be a guided walk-through the exhibition every Tuesday and Thursday night at 6pm. The tour of the works generally takes about and hour to complete, it is free of charge and no booking is required. We would love to see you there at some time this Summer.

    For more information, please see 

  • G & Tea
    at Blairscove House

    25/06/2017 - 25/06/2017

    Join Blairscove House & Liquid Curiosity for a special afternoon tea matched with some of the most delicious gin & tonics you'll ever taste! Beautiful food from Blairscove is partnered with bespoke Irish gin and tonics using seasonal ingredients and Irish tonics - a perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon in the marquis overlooking Dunmanus bay. Menu includes some of Blairscove's signature starters and dessert buffet, all on a tea stand for your enjoyment.

    Sunday 25th June 2, 2:30, 3pm & 3:30pm seating - €48 which includes Afternoon Tea selection, 4 bespoke G & T's and tea or coffee to finish. There will be a non-alcoholic version and a vegetarian option, please let us know when you book.

    Bookings essential and confirmed with payment.

    Any queries or bookings:
    Blairscove: +353 (0)27 61127
    Liquid Curiosity: +353861649908

  • Taste of the Estate
    at Tankardstown House

    13/07/2017 - 13/07/2017

    Tankardstown House will host a 'Taste of the Estate Dinner' on Thursday 13th July as part of the Boyne Valley Food Series events of 2017.

    Commencing at 7pm, guests will enjoy a stroll with a welcome drink in hand around the walled kitchen garden at Tankardstown, followed by a delicious 5 course tasting menu created by Chef Adrian Cassidy and his team based primarily on produce from the Walled Kitchen Garden and Poly Tunnels on the Estate.

    Tickets are €50 per person including a drinks reception & 5 course tasting menu.
    For more information, please see 
  • Jane Austen Afternoon Tea
    at No. 1 Pery Square

    16/07/2017 - 16/07/2017

    This year marks Jane Austen’s 200th anniversary, and No.1 Pery Square invites you to celebrate this with a specially dedicated Afternoon Tea in The Drawing Room of the hotel on Sunday 16th July 2017 at 2pm.

    The afternoon will include some great chat on Jane Austen novels for all her enthusiasts, as well as a brief talk on the history of afternoon tea, and life in the Georgian era. 

    Guests can also look forward to a:

    - Welcome address by curator of Jane Austen 200, Limerick and Austen author, Rose Servitova.
    - Brief introduction to the select teas for the event provided by local tea-merchants, Cahills of Limerick.
    - Serving of afternoon tea delights.
    - Historian, Sharon Slater, gives a talk 'Tom LeFroy - Jane's Limerick Beau'
    - Presentation and talk from the Irish Historical Costumers on Regency Fashion (With live models)

    For More information, please see 

  • The Wind in the Willows
    at Rathmullan House

    26/07/2017 - 26/07/2017

    Every Summer, Rathmullan House welcomes the fantastic Chapterhouse Theatre Company to its front lawn. Here, at this idyllic location guests can enjoy theatre classics with their families, perhaps with a summer picnic and a glass of wine!  

    This year, join Badger, Ratty, Mole and Toad for a perfect summer of adventure. What starts as a search for the best picnic spot rapidly turns into the most hilarious of escapades. With the bumptious Toad’s heart set on a shiny new motorcar and his very liberty soon at stake, will his faithful friends come to his rescue – and will he let them? Alive with music and song, this magical family show is presented in beautiful traditional costume and features a woodland parade during the interval for everyone to join in with! 

  • Ballymaloe Garden Festival
    at Ballymaloe House

    02/09/2017 - 03/09/2017

    On Saturday 2nd / Sunday 3rd September the Ballymaloe Garden Festival will take place at Ballymaloe House and is a weekend for garden lovers, seasoned experts, late bloomers and foodies alike. 

    The Ballymaloe Garden Festival on the grounds at Ballymaloe House welcomes experts for an extensive programme of classes in everything from growing a wildlife friendly garden, what to grow to attract bees and butterflies, growing organic fruit and veg, designing your garden from scratch.

    All scheduled talks will take place in the Carrigaun room at the back of The Ballymaloe Grainstore this year and Fringe Events and Stalls will be in the Ballymaloe Walled Garden, Ballymaloe Grainstore, Drinks Theatre and Big Shed. There will be live music and lots of garden shopping and family fun.

  • Australian Wine Dinner
    at Ardtara Country House Hotel

    30/06/2017 - 30/06/2017

    A sumptuous 6 course tasting menu, each course paired with wine, includes Prosecco on arrival.   Complete your experience by staying overnight in one of our beautifully restored en-suite bedrooms at Ardtara Country House Hotel and have full Irish breakfast the following morning.  Wine Dinner only £65 per person / Wine Dinner, B&B package from £134.50pp.  For Reservations call 02879644490, or email

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