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Ireland's Ancient East

Ireland's Ancient East packages at Ireland's Blue Book Houses & Restaurants 

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Ballymaloe House, Co. Cork

Three nights, dinner, bed & breakfast

Description: Enjoy three nights away in the tranquility of Ballymaloe House.  This offer includes 3 nights bed and breakfast and a delicious five course meal on each evening of your stay.  If staying on a Sunday night we offer our guests the traditional Ballymaloe Buffet of carved meats and seasonal salads served by the Allen family. Complimentary Upgrade to a Superior Room for Blue Book Vouchers, Subject to Availability

Valid From: 01.05.2017 To: 30.09.2017

From: €565.00 per person

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Castle Leslie Estate, Co. Monaghan

Ireland's Ancient East Country Getaway

Description: Immerse yourself in our rural estate for two night's sublime accommodation and delight in a wonderful 5 course dinner in our 2 AA Rosetter award winning Snaffles Restaurant on 1 evening.  Enjoy  afternoon tea in the Castle on a day of your choice and relax and enjoy a 30 minute Spa treatment in our Victorian Treatment Rooms (list of treatments apply) or get active and partake in a 60 minute hack/trek around the estate. Please note Spa or Equestrian activity must be booked prior to arrival

Valid From: 01.01.2017 To: 13.12.2017

From: €540 per person sharing

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Ballymaloe House, Co. Cork

Irelands Ancient East at Ballymaloe House

Description: This package celebrates Ballymaloe House being part of Failte Ireland's newly launched Ireland's Ancient East tourism initiative. Ballymaloe House is built onto an historic Norman keep and the house itself is steeped in history. Jane Hayter-Hames’s book 'The History of a Place and its People' explores the history of the house and its people. With this package you receive a copy of Jane's book to take home with you and Rory Allen will take you on a private tour of Ballymaloe house. Rory grew up at Ballymaloe House and will tell you more about some of the buildings history, artefacts and insight into life now and historically at Ballymaloe House. Make Ballymaloe House your home for two night mid-week and explore local sights and local places of interest. Enjoy a visit to the home of Jameson Whiskey in the market town of Midleton and other historic towns of interest Cobh and Youghal. Closer to your temporary home enjoy short country strolls within the 300 acres of Ballymaloe farmland or explore the famous Ballycotton cliff walk nearby in the picturesque fishing village. This package includes two nights with dinner on one evening of your choice in the famous Yeats room restaurant. Enjoy the famous country house breakfast served both mornings. From only Euro 337.50 per person sharing

Valid From: 06.05.2017 To: 30.09.2017

From: €347.50 Per person

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Castle Leslie Estate, Co. Monaghan

Ireland's Ancient East Overnight Escape

Description: Enjoy overnight accommodation at Castle Leslie Estate with a hearty full Irish Breakfast and dinner in our 2 AA Rosette award winning Snaffles Restaurant.  Relax and enjoy a 30 minute Spa treatment in our Victorian Treatment Rooms (list of treatments apply) or get active and partake in a 60 minute hack/trek around the Estate. Please note Spa or Equestrian activity must be booked prior to arrival

Valid From: 01.01.2017 To: 14.12.2017

From: €380 per person sharing

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Viewmount House, Co. Longford

Suite & Breakfast for 2 nights plus Dinner on night of choice.

Description: Suite: King Bed, ensuite, antique furniture, modern accessories.

Valid From: 04.07.2017 To: 27.10.2017

From: €€450.00 Total Stay

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Rathsallagh House, Co. Wicklow

Dinner Bed & Breakfast with Complimentary Golf

Description: One Night Dinner Bed & Breakfast with Complimentary Golf Rathsallagh house has teamed up with Rathsallagh Golf Club to celebrate the reopening of the Course after extensive re-development and investment.   In the past the Golf Course at Rathsallagh was rated in Ireland's top 30 Golf Courses (Ireland's Finest Golf Courses - John Redmond ) Rathsallagh will once more provide you with an experience and a challenge all set in the tranquillity on its 206 acres of mature trees and park lands.  Enjoy 18 Holes of Championship Golf, Dinner (  Sample Menu  ) ,  Overnight Accommodation & Full Irish Breakfast. Please advise your preferred Golf Tee time in the "Special Requirements " section of your booking form.   Terms & Conditions: Please note that our cancellation policy is within 21 day of arrival. Cancellations inside this date will incur a one night cancellation fee.  Use a  Blue book Voucher  and get a free up grade to a Superior room 

Valid From: 01.05.2017 To: 29.10.2017

From: €229.00 total stay

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Castle Durrow Country House Hotel, Co. Laois

Two Night Summer Specials

Description: Escape to one of “Irelands Hidden Gems” for a well deserved break Two nights luxurious accommodation for 2, fabulous 4 course evening meal on night of your choice and hearty full Irish breakfast each morning.  Included in this offer is a Comprehensive Tour of our Gardens with our Head Gardner,  at 11.30am on Thursday morning. Avail of a Complimentary Discount Card for Kildare Village Available: August 29th & 30th

Valid From: 01.04.2017 To: 31.08.2017

From: €330 Total Stay

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Viewmount House, Co. Longford

Double Room, Breakfast and Early Bird Menu

Description: Double Room, Garden View, Flat Screen TV, Hairdrier, Iron.

Valid From: 04.07.2017 To: 27.10.2017

From: €200 Total Stay

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Aherne's Townhouse & Restaurant, Co. Cork

Bed & Full Irish Breakfast

Description: This room rate includes " One of the best breakfast's in Ireland " - according to The Guardian Newspaper. Enjoy freshly squeezed orange juice, home made fresh fruit salad & poached pears. Choose from a full Irish breakfast or fresh fish of the day cooked to order.  Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

Valid From: 01.04.2012 To: 31.12.2018

From: €130 Total price. Based on 2 people sharing (85 euro for a single)

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Tankardstown House, Co. Meath

Drift Away, Pamper Stay

Description: Escape to Tankardstown for a well deserved pamper retreat.. Explore the woods, stroll in the gardens, indulge yourself in Traditional Afternoon Tea and enjoy a relaxing treatment in 'The Hideout'. This package includes: One night accommodation in a beautifully appointed courtyard cottage or heritage suite Breakfast the following morning Afternoon Tea, in Brabazon Restaurant or The Tea Garden at weekends 1 Hour Payot Hydrating Facial Ritual, incorporating a pressure point Scalp Massage and relaxing Hand & Arm heated moisturising Treatment.  Access to our outdoor Hot Tub

Valid From: 12.04.2017 To: 30.09.2017

From: €180.00 per person

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Viewmount House, Co. Longford

Suite and Breakfast

Description: Suite and Breakfast. All Suites have a garden view.

Valid From: 04.07.2017 To: 27.10.2017

From: €180.00 Toatal Stay

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Marlfield House , Co. Wexford

Doubly Delicious in Marlfield and Dunbrody!

Description: Best of Both Worlds! Enjoy two magical nights in Wexford with a fantastic offer from both of Wexford's top country house hotels, Dunbrody House & Marlfield House. Each property is offering a night's accommodation with breakfast and a €40 Food & Beverage credit that can be used in any of their restaurants on the night of your stay.  The rate is €140 per person sharing in a classic room in Marlfield and Superior Garden View room in Dunbrody. Subject to availability in both houses. Please note your preferred date in each property when making the reservation AND THE HOTELS WILL REVERT TO YOU TO CONFIRM WITHIN 24 HOURS. You can stay the first night in Marlfield or Dunbrody Or vice versa. Each house will confirm directly and offer alternative dates if requested dates are not available.  Supplement will apply if upgrading to Deluxe, Suite or state rooms. Rate includes: Bed and Delicious breakast and Dining Credit for €40

Valid From: 01.05.2017 To: 31.12.2017

From: €280..00 per person

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Aherne's Townhouse & Restaurant, Co. Cork

2 Night stay with dinner & tickets to Cork's newest visitor attraction

Description: Journey through 600 years of stories – of pain, tragedy, rebellion, but also of  love and friendship in Youghal Clock Gate Tower – Cork’s Newest Visitor Attraction for 2017! Offer includes Two nights Bed and Breakfast  One evening meal(Table D'hote 3 course Menu) on the evening of your choice. Offer available 7 days a week subject to availability A complimentary tour of Youghal Clock Gate Tower  Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers accpeted.   

Valid From: 09.02.2016 To: 31.12.2018

From: €290 total stay

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Ballymaloe House, Co. Cork

Three, Two, One. Three Bed & Breakfast, Two Dinner & One Ballymaloe Gift

Description: Three, Two, One THREE nights B&B , TWO Five course dinners in the Ballymaloe restaurant and ONE memento of Ballymaloe to take home. Enjoy everything Ballymaloe House has to offer during the summer and spend three relaxing nights in the beautiful East Cork countryside. Visit the Ballymaloe Cookery School, Ballycotton Cliff walk, Youghal Clock Tower, Midleton Distillery or take a unique trip to the Ballycotton Lighthouse and experience the best East Cork has to offer within close proximity to Ballymaloe House.

Valid From: 01.05.2017 To: 30.09.2017

From: €535.00 Per Person, Per Stay

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Barberstown Castle, Co. Kildare

4 Nights, 5000 years of history

Description: With Four Nights Accommodation and Breakfast, Enjoy the History, Mystery and Excitement of becoming a resident of one of Irelands’ most historic Castles. Previously owned by Eric Clapton, the Castle has played host to many famous and infamous guests over the ages. When you explore Ireland’s Ancient East, you wander through 5,000 years of history. In these lush, green lands, tales of feuding dynasties hide behind crumbling Gothic architecture; ghostly tombs predate the pyramids; and knights, kings, monks and Vikings loom large in incredible stories. It is time for you to become part of this exclusive and unique history! Make this Castle your home from home, using the Castle’s ideal location as a base from which to explore the best of all that Dublin and Ireland’s Ancient East has to offer. Discover anicent Ireland with four nights bed and breakfast at your unique Castle.

Valid From: 02.03.2016 To: 30.09.2018

From: €162.50 Per night (maximum 2 adults sharing)

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Barberstown Castle, Co. Kildare

5 Night Adventure in Irelands Ancient East

Description: Wander through 5000 years of history and create memories to last a lifetime.  Barberstown Castle is the ideal base from which to begin an immersive journey to discover Ireland's Ancient East.  Checking in is easy, but with Five Nights Accommodation at this Historic Castle you will find it difficult to leave!  The suggested itinerary will ensure you experience the best that Ireland's Ancient East has to offer and all within a short driving distance.  The recommended highlights include: Dublin , just 25 minutes from the Castle Newgrange, a Stone Age monumentconstructed over 5,000 years ago (about 3,200 B.C.) during the Neolithic period, which makes it older than Stonehenge and Great Pyramids of Giza. Castletown House  is Ireland's largest and earliest Palladian style house, we provide complimentary admission for 2 adults. Rock of Cashel, One of Ireland's most famous attractions Kilkenny Castle ,open for public tours and over 800 years old this Castle is a "must see" Glendalough  is home to one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland, a part of our Sacred Ireland. Make Barberstown Castle your home from home whilst discovering Ireland's Ancient East!

Valid From: 01.03.2016 To: 30.10.2018

From: €154 Per night (maximum 2 adults sharing)

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Rathsallagh House, Co. Wicklow

Lazy Sunday At Rathsallagh House

Description: Relax and enjoy a Lazy Sunday Rathsallagh House  .  Check in Sunday  afternoon,  maybe enjoy our famous Sunday Lunch, indulge in some  Beauty Treatments   or just relax and read the newspapers in the Drawing rooms by our log and turf fires.  Use a Blue Book Voucher and get a free upgrade to a Superiour room with late check out.   Use a Blue Book Voucher and get a free upgrade to a Superiour room.    See our Guest Reviews    This package includes:  One nights Bed & Breakfast for two people sharing.  Up grade to Superior room and get late check out up to 2.00pm subject to availabilty. Discount vouchers Kildare Retail Village and Newbridge Silverware.  . If you’re a Golfer we can arrange a Sunday or Monday tee time for you for €25, prior reservation for golf is essential.   If Using Vouchers: Only Rathsallagh House & Blue Book Vouchers will be accepted as part / full payment for this reservation.    Bringing your dog  View Cancellation & Child Policy

Valid From: 30.04.2017 To: 24.08.2018

From: €160.00 per night

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Ballymaloe House, Co. Cork

The Jameson Whiskey Ballymaloe Experience

Description: Arrive into Ballymaloe House to a Midleton Very Rare by the fire in our Drawing room or on the Terrace overlooking the gardens. Savour a delicious Ballymaloe dinner in the dining room followed by an Irish coffee night cap. After breakfast, visit the Jameson Distillery in the neighbouring town of Midleton.  Enjoy a guided tour and tasting of the home of Jameson Whiskey and find out how Irish whiskey has been made from the very beginning and how the Midleton Jameson Distillery continue to evolve their very special ' water of life ' -  Irish: uisce beatha. This offer includes one night Bed &Breakfast, pre-dinner Midleton Very Rare whiskey, a 5 course dinner, Irish Coffee and the Jameson Distillery tour. 

Valid From: 01.05.2017 To: 30.09.2017

From: €245.00 per person

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Marlfield House , Co. Wexford

BLUE BOOK VOUCHERS! MONDAY & TUESDAY BEST RATE

Description: BLUE BOOK VOUCHERS, BEST RATES OFFERED! Offer includes: Luxurious Accommodation  ·  Full Irish Breakfast  ·  Tea & Scones   ·  Glass of Prosecco  · 3 course dinner in The Duck Restaurant It is for a one night stay and includes a glass of prosecco with tea and delicious scones on arrival, bed and full Irish breakfast in one of our luxurious bedrooms and delicious 3 course dinner in The Duck Restaurant .  We will upgrade your room on arrival if available. We will upgrade your room if we have   availability. Please call to make your dinner reservations in advance of your arrival if you wish to dine in either our  Conservatory Restaurant  or  The Duck' Restaurant

Valid From: 17.04.2017 To: 13.12.2017

From: €125 per person

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Ballymaloe House, Co. Cork

Plant your own Sessile Oak Tree at Ballymaloe House

Description: This package celebrates Ballymaloe House being part of Failte Ireland's newly launched  Ireland's Ancient East  tourism initiative.  Ballymaloe House is built onto an historic Norman keep and the house itself is steeped in history.   Make Ballymaloe House your home for two nights and explore local sights and local places of interest. Enjoy short country strolls within the 300 acres of Ballymaloe farmland or explore the famous Ballycotton cliff walk nearby in the picturesque fishing village.   During your stay, join our head gardener and plant a Sessile Oak tree in a specially allocated plot within the Ballymaloe estate.  Your tree will be carefully recorded in a tree ledger and you will be presented with a certificate recording the number and location of your tree. Future visitors to Ballymaloe House will enjoy your tree for ever more and hopefully the future generations of your own family will continue to visit your tree for years to come.  This package includes the tree planting ceremony, two nights with dinner on one evening of your choice in the famous Yeats room restaurant and enjoy the famous country house breakfast served both mornings. Dinner reservations are essential.

Valid From: 01.10.2017 To: 30.04.2018

From: €€310.00 per person

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Tankardstown House, Co. Meath

The Entire Tankardstown Experience

Description: Tankardstown welcomes you to ‘double the enjoyment’ during your two day midweek break in the beautiful Boyne Valley. Arrive to a welcome bottle of Prosecco in your bedroom, to be sipped at your leisure during your stay with us.  Meander to the lower courtyard for  Afternoon Tea for Two , hopefully in the afternoon sunshine. Browse, the Tankardstown map and explore a little through the woodland walk, or simply kick back and relax a while. Dinner in award winning   Brabazon Restaurant  will be the real treat on the evening of your choice during your stay with us.  Sleep well in one of our beautifully appointed courtyard cottage suites, with only trickling fountains to disturb, awaken with a quick dip in the hot tub before a hearty breakfast to set you up for the day, served in the Cellar Restaurant. Definitely, worthy of leaving Tankardstown, if only for a little while is the short drive to the amazing world heritage site of  Newgrange  and lose your self in the wonder of this magnificent place.  Return to a deep cleansing facial, or neck, shoulder & back massage in our quaint beauty cottage,  The Hideout , to be rejuvenated since travelling back 5,000 years. A delicious informal lunch is available to you in  Brabazon Restaurant  along with a nice refreshing glass of wine with our compliments. We hope you enjoy your experience with us.

Valid From: 13.01.2016 To: 31.12.2017

From: €320 per person

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