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Calendar of Events

  • The Glenlo Express
    at Glenlo Abbey

    25/11/2017 - 17/11/2017

    Climb aboard Glenlo Abbey's Pullman restaurant for a magical Christmas Experience. A Fairytale Christmas Afternoon Tea with Mrs Claus, followed by a visit to Santa on the Glenlo Express with gifts for all the children.
    Savour dainty delights and festive delicacies inspired by the Hans Christian Anderson fairytale, Hansel and Gretel. Continue the magic with a screening of "The Polar Express" in the intimate surroundings of the Abbey Movie Theatre that afternoon. 
    Served each Saturday and Sunday from the last week of November up to December 17th with two daily sittings at 1pm at 4pm.
    The price for this event is €30 per adult and €20 per child. 
    To book contact Glenlo Abbey on +353 (0) 91 519600 or email
  • Christmas Banquet Movie Evenings
    at Bushmills Inn

    30/11/2017 - 21/12/2017

    Celebrate in style with family, friends or colleagues and enjoy a Christmas night out at the movies.
    Enjoy a delicious 4 course Christmas Banquet followed by a festive movie and popcorn in the exclusive
    surroundings of Bushmills' Still Room Cinema


    Movie Listings:

    30th Nov It’s a Wonderful Life
    4th Dec The Holiday
    6th Dec White Christmas
    7th Dec It’s a Wonderful Life
    11th Dec Elf
    13th Dec Miracle on 34th Street
    14th Dec The Holiday
    18th Dec Elf
    20th Dec Bad Santa
    21st Dec It’s a Wonderful Life

    Tickets are £42.50 per person. For more information visit The Bushmills Inn website

  • Festive Afternoon Tea
    at Ardtara Country House & Restaurant

    02/12/2017 - 23/12/2017

    Celebrating afternoon tea is an indulgent ceremony at Ardtara Country House, reserved for those who enjoy elegant mid afternoon socialising with friends in charming surroundings.


    Treat your friends by raising a glass of chilled Prosecco (£6) or Champagne (£10) to enjoy a wonderful Afternoon Tea.

    Telephone to book on +44 (0) 28 7964 4490
  • Tidings of Thursdays this Christmas
    at The Mustard Seed

    07/12/2017 - 21/12/2017

    Gather your family, friends or work colleagues together for a magical evening of fine food and country house hospitality this Christmas at The Mustard Seed.  The beautiful Victorian country house provides the perfect setting for a resplendent Christmas tree with the mantelpieces adorned with bejeweled garlands creating an ideal seasonal ambiance.

    On each Thursday in December (7th, 14th & 21st), The Mustard Seed will glow with the festive feeling for a special evening of Christmasness! Before being seated for dinner, guests will enjoy a glass of bubbles with canapés beside a blazing fire in the library or in the conservatory where the sounds of Christmas classics will be performed by the resident pianist.  Dinner is a memorable affair and with plenty of cozy spaces to relax afterwards, Friday may have to be a designated to a shopping spree! Stay the night and indulge in the Georgina Campbell accredited breakfast the following morning!

    Classic 4 course dinner to include welcome bubbles and canapés €60 per person.

    Overnight rate €55.00 B&B per person sharing.

    Booking essential.  Email or phone 069 68508 (T&Cs apply)

  • Festive Afternoon Tea
    at No.1 Pery Square

    01/12/2017 - 06/01/2018

    Served in The Drawing Room and Park Rooms which are at the heart of the house with grand old original marble surrounds and burning turf fires will be accompanied by festive musical classics.

    Served daily from 1pm – 6pm daily. Reservations for Afternoon Tea Essential. Afternoon tea can also be served in Sash Restaurant on reservation.To discuss festive afternoon tea options contact Brid or Patricia on (061) 402 402

    ‘La Maison Pery’ Festive Tea – €25pp
    Classic afternoon tea of sweet & savoury treats & house blend tea/ coffee. Served from 1pm – 6pm daily.

    Prince & Princess Christmas Tea– €14pp
    Sweet & savoury treats with hot chocolate or freshly squeezed juice. Served from 1pm – 6pm daily.

    Women's Little Christmas Sparkling Tea – €32pp
    Special celebration ladies sparkling ‘La Maison Pery’ afternoon tea. Served on 6th January 2018 from 1pm – 6pm.
  • Gin, Goose and Jingles
    at Ice House

    15/12/2017 - 15/12/2017

    Gin, Goose & Jingles - A Festive Dining Experience at Ice House

    The Ice House hosts their special festive event ‘Gin, Goose & Jingles’ on Friday December 15th to launch their 10th birthday celebrations.

    The fun starts with a welcome drinks reception featuring delicious seasonal gin cocktails, followed by a splendid three-course dinner with matching wines. 

    The delicious three-course menu offers guests a choice of starter, main course and desser plate.
    All this for just €55 per person.

    For more information or to reserve a table call the Ice House on 096 23500
  • Christmas Presence - Design and Craft Fair
    at Rathmullan House

    16/12/2017 - 17/12/2017

    Showcasing the work of some of the county's leading designers and artisa craft workers with a unique range of quality gifts.
    Also on offer is a bumper hamperworth €300, which will be raffled off at the event
    Christmas Lunch will be available on both days of the event. and booking is advised.
    To book contact Rathmullan House on 074 91 58188
  • Christmas Lunch
    at Belleek Castle

    17/12/2017 - 17/12/2017

    On the 17th of December Belleek Castle invite you to enjoy a very special Christmas lunch at your choice of either 1pm or 3pm.

    This event is ideal for family get-togethers or even for a small gathering of friends on the last Sunday before the hoildays. 

    This special 3-course lunch is priced at €34.50 per person. 
    For bookings, contact Belleek Castle on +353 (0) 96 22 4400
  • New Year's Gala Ball
    at Hayfield Manor

    31/12/2017 - 31/12/2017

    Hayfield Manor is hosting the annual New Year’s Eve Gala Ball to ring in 2018 in style. This extravagant Black Tie Ball promises to be the most exciting New Year’s celebration in Cork and will be a night full of glamour and fun!

    Gather family and friends together and enjoy this exciting event and all that it has to offer from a champagne reception, a spectacular 7 course gourmet meal in Orchids Restaurant created by Executive Head Chef Mark Staples and live entertainment and dancing into the early hours of 2018. This is the perfect way to see an old year out and welcome in a new, with a special evening of entertainment in Cork’s premier 5 star hotel.

    Tickets to this New Year’s Eve Gala Ball are priced at €229.00 per person.

    To book call Hayfield Manor on +353 (0) 21 484 5900 or visit their website

  • New Year's Eve Party
    at Longueville House

    31/12/2017 - 01/01/2018

    Party the night away this New Year's Eve in the comfortable and luxurious surroundings of Longueville House with loved ones and friends. Enjoy delicious food, great company and good cheer all under one roof. 
    The evening kicks off at 7:00pm and will include a champagne and canapé reception followed by a five-course seasonal dinner, dancing will start from 11pm and continue til late followed by late-night snacks, and of course the new year will be rung in at 12am.
    Tickets can be purchased for €89 per person. Space is limited so booking in advance is reccommended.
    To contact Longueville House telephone +353 (0) 22 47156 or email
  • New Year's Gala Dinner
    at Bushmills Inn

    31/12/2017 - 31/12/2017

    Ring in the bells of 2018 with a stylish evening celebration and indulge in an extravagant 7 course tasting menu at Bushmills Inn. The outstanding cuisine, coupled with intuitive service and spacious and comfortable surroundings are the perfect way to begin the New Year in style.

    Ticket for the New Year's Gala Dinner are £100 per person.

    Visit the Bushmills Inn website more for information

  • New Year's Eve Gala Ball
    at Glenlo Abbey

    31/12/2017 - 31/12/2017

    The sparkle of twinkly lights, the tinkling of glasses and the spirited chatter of fellow revellers. Begin your New Year in style with an evening of Champagne and exquisite dining in elegant surroundings.
    Start the evening with Champagne and gourmet canapés upon arrival. Let the Glenlo culinary team amaze and delight you with a 6 course New Year's Eve menu, followed by live entertainment with Glenlo Abbey's house band and a Champagne toast at midnight.
    Tickets are €95 and can be purchased by calling Glenlo Abbey on +353 (0)91 519600 or email
  • Juice Detox with Yoga
    at Killadangan House

    05/01/2018 - 07/01/2018

    Have you noticed the Festive Season seems to start earlier and earlier every year !?

    Book a place on Killadangan's January Detox with Yoga weekend so you can relax and enjoy ! 
    Friday to Sunday, three days of yoga tuition with a juicing diet and optional massage, reflexology, shiatsu, beauty treatments available. 
    Just 8 people per retreat. Bliss. Your body will thank you !! 

    Please email Killadangan House or phone +353 (0)87 1650570 for full information
  • Conversational Spanish with Yoga
    at Killadangan House

    12/01/2018 - 17/01/2018

    Beginners and improvers will be introduced to this beautiful language and guided throughout the week by our native Spanish teacher. You will start your day with invigorating yoga and in the evenings sample some of the varied cuisine out and about in Westport.

    Killadangan House was meticulously restored over a five year period and opened last year as a bespoke luxury retreat venue catering for small groups.

    Guests can immediately relax on arrival thanks to the restful Georgian proportions, stunning views over Clew Bay, highest quality bed linens and furnishings and the attentive and friendly service of the dedicated staff

    With just 8 residents you are guaranteed expert individual tuition and enough space to relax, chat or chill out between lessons. 
    We always include free time for you to enjoy the comfort of the house, have a treatment or two or to get out and about and sample some of what Westport is famous for. 

    Individual and shared rooms available.

    Please email Killadangan House or call +353 (0)87 165 0570 for full information
  • Wedding Fair
    at Liss Ard Estate

    14/01/2018 - 14/01/2018

    Liss Ard Estate will hold ther annual Wedding Showcase on Sunday the 14th of January 2018.

    One Lucky Liss Ard Estate Wedding Couple will win a week long Honeymoon to the 5 Star Martinhal Family Hotels & Resorts in Portugal or €1,500 off of their wedding with flights and accomodation included.

    T&C Apply.
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