Luxury accommodation and 'the finest seafood in the world'. Aherne's is a small, luxury hotel with a world famous reputation for its welcome, luxury accommodation and outstanding food. Run by the Fitzgibbon family for three generations, Aherne's is situated in the historic walled seaside resort of Youghal, on the beautiful sunny south east coast of Ireland.
"Most Romantic Hotel of the Year" (AA Award). Ardtara is an elegantly restored 19th century mansion, situated between Belfast and the Giant's Causeway Coast. Once the home to the Clark family, world famous linen markers, Ardtara is now widely regarded as one of the finest country house accommodations in Northern Ireland.
Set at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains just over an hour from Dublin, Ballyfin has long been admired as the most lavish Regency mansion in Ireland. It is a place of history and romance, of tranquility and great natural beauty.
Ballymaloe House is a large family farmhouse, situated on a 400 acre farm, 20 miles east of Cork city. The house is two miles from the coast, near the small fishing village of Ballycotton and many small sandy coves and beaches. The Knockmealdown and Comeragh Mountains are about one hour's drive away.
Medieval Gaelic Tower House. Built in the 15th century it has been beautifully restored with careful attention being paid to retaining all its original features and style, yet with the comforts of the 21st century.
Barberstown Castle in County Kildare is an internationally known, historic Castle and Country House Hotel. Built in the 13th Century, the castle is situated only 30 minutes from the airport and Dublin city centre, thus making it the ideal first or last stop on your Country House tour of Ireland and the perfect castle to stay in while visiting Dublin.
Belle Isle is situated on one of the ten islands that are owned by the estate on Upper Lough Erne, with a bridge connecting it to the mainland. Expect an authentic Country House atmosphere without the frills of modern restorations and furnished with a collection of antiques and pictures. There is a tennis court, croquet lawn and boats for hire.
In this 250 year old Georgian country house standing at the head of Dunmanus Bay, everything revolves around the courtyard. It is finely restored with cobbled paths, shrubs and flowers. The old stone outbuildings house three beautiful suites and the restaurant with its magnificent dining room converted from the old stableblock.
The Bushmills Inn is situated in an enviable location a stones throw from Royal Portrush Golf Club, Old Bushmills Distillery, The Giants Causeway and Dunluce Castle.
Hidden away on the shores of Caragh Lake, on the Ring of Kerry, discover enchanting Carrig Country House and Restaurant where you will "escape from it all".
Cashel House Hotel, formerly one of Connemara's most gracious homes, stands at the head of Cashel Bay, withdrawn and quietly secluded, in a 40 acre estate of flowering shrubs and woodland walks.
Castle Durrow has been completely restored and decorated by Peter and Shelly Stokes in a comfortable, relaxing and contemporary style with modern way of life and fashion in mind without overlooking its past.
Steeped in history, full of character and charm, Castle Leslie Estate is the ultimate Irish rural escape. Nestled on 1,000 acres of undulating Irish countryside, dotted with ancient woodland and glittering lakes.
Chapter One Restaurant is located in the heart of Dublin on the northside of Parnell Square. As a Georgian basement, and former home of John Jameson, it retains authentic granite walls and sash windows but has been carefully and stylishly renovated to introduce a wonderfully sumptuous and comfortable restaurant.
Clare Island stands guard at the entrance to Clew Bay, off Irelands western Atlantic coast. For almost two centuries, the islands Lighthouse has been a nautical landmark perched high on the craggy cliffs, watching over Achill, Westport and beyond. Once a safe haven for sailors, this heritage property now offers sanctuary of a different kind. This architecturally majestic, listed building has been lovingly transformed into fully catered, luxury accommodation, complemented by magnificent sea views and an inspiring, natural environment.
Coopershill House in County Sligo is a fine example of a Georgian family mansion. Home to seven generations of the O'Hara family since it was built in 1774, it combines the spaciousness and elegance of an earlier age with the comfort and amenities of today.
'Hideaway of the Year 2004' ' Cromleach Lodge is set in the quiet hills above Lough Arrow, with the pre-historic Carrowkeel Cairns meeting the everchanging sky beyond ' a spectacular vista of unspoiled mountain, lake and valley.
Old fashioned (in the best sense of the word), Currarevagh House is a Victorian country manor romantically situated on the shores of Lough Corrib in 150 acres of private woodlandoffers guests 4 Star Quality Guest Accommodation, on the shores of Lough Corrib.
This captivating 1830's Georgian Manor House Hotel hiding amid 300 acres of tranquil parkland on the idyllic Hook Peninsula yet is lees than 1-km from Waterford City. A chic yet informal ambience permeates Dunbrody, where guests have the opportunity to experience sheer indulgence coupled with our tradition of courteous attentive service.
Enniscoe House is listed as a Heritage House of Ireland and has passed to the present through twelve generations of the family to the present owne, Susan Kellett. She has now been joined by her son, DJ Kellett.
The Burren is one of Ireland's surprises for stroller or the serious hiker. A special area of limestone mountain scenery, with a distinctive beauty and holding a wealth of treasure for the botanist and explorer of historic ruins. In the midst of this wilderness lies Gregan's Castle Hotel, at the foot of the Corkscrew Hill, with breathtaking views over the mystical Burren mountains and Galway Bay.
Hayfield Manor Hotel is tucked away in a leafy corner of mature private gardens only 1 mile from Cork city centre. Family owned and managed, Hayfield Manor is the ideal retreat to experience Cork's great art galleries, opera and historic university.
Ireland's oldest coaching inn, now in the 5th generation of the same family, with a long-standing tradition of friendliness, hospitality and good food. Its picturesque gardens along the banks of the river Vartry provide a delightful setting for a delicious afternoon tea or pre-lunch drink.
There are many interesting walks ranging in severity depending on how far you would like to go. The Ice House can provide you with all the information and equipment you need, so simply stroll on down to reception and get started.
Established in 1971, Aidan and Joan MacManus have earned an international reputation for fresh seafood in their harbour-side restaurant in the picturesque fishing village of Howth. In 1999, they extensively rebuilt their old Harbour Master's house, relocating the restaurant to the first floor with panoramic seaviews, and adding eight guest bedrooms.