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Ireland's Ancient East

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

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Viewmount House, Co. Longford

Best Available Rate

Description: Best Available Only Rate

Valid From: 01.02.2018 To: 31.12.2018

From: €160.00 Total Stay

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Viewmount House, Co. Longford

Suite & Breakfast plus Evening Dinner - 1 Night

Description: Suite, ensuite, has a garden view and beautiful antique furniture. Breakfast (included) is cooked fresh from our extensive A La Carte Menu. Some rooms have King Beds and Four Poster Beds. Facilities include complimentary Bottled Water,  Bathrobes, Irish Handmade Toiletries, Hairdryer, Iron and Wi Fi. Restaurant: Pre booking is recommended.                   Open:  Wed. to Sat.  6.30pm to 9.00pm                              Sun.              1.00pm to 4.00pm (Lunch only)  

Valid From: 01.02.2018 To: 31.12.2018

From: €300.00 Total Stay

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Viewmount House, Co. Longford

Double Room, Breakfast (1 Night) and Early Bird Menu

Description: Double Room, ensuite, has a garden view and beautiful antique furniture. Breakfast (included) is cooked fresh from our extensive A La Carte Menu. Some rooms have King Beds and Four Poster Beds. Facilities include complimentary Bottled Water,  Bathrobes, Irish Handmade Toiletries, Hairdryer, Iron and Wi Fi. Restaurant: Pre booking is recommended.                   Open:  Wed. to Sat.  6.30pm to 9.00pm                              Sun.              1.00pm to 4.00pm (Lunch only)

Valid From: 01.02.2018 To: 31.12.2018

From: €220.00 Total Stay

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Longueville House, Co. Cork

Escape to the Country - €99 Bed & Breakfast

Description: Escape to the country where the extras aren't Extra. Enjoy 24 hours with us on selected dates during the next three weeks from €99 per room per night Bed & Breakfast.  Terms & Conditions: This is a Pre-Paid Rate Offer. Full B&B price is charged upon booking. Rate is non-refundable (in case of cancellation) and non-transferrable (in relation to dates). This offer is subject to availability.

Valid From: 01.01.2018 To: 30.11.2018

From: €99 per room

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Castle Durrow Country House Hotel, Co. Laois

Sneaky Midweek Escape - Clear those cobwebs away

Description: Escape into “Irelands Ancient East” for a much needed midweek break In the heart of Irelands Ancient East you will find Castle Durrow, a country Manor filled with stories of days bygone… This special Offer is for 2 people sharing and includes one-night accommodation, a fabulous evening meal and a hearty full Irish breakfast. Also included in this offer is a complimentary mini facial or a manicure in  'The Powder Box Salon' during your stay leaving you totally stress-free & relaxed. Treatments must be booked in advance of your stay and are strictly subject to availability. Complete your trip by visiting to Kildare Village with a Complimentary Discount Card on departure. We will offer you a free upgrade if you let us know when you book if you have a blue book voucher that you will use for your stay.

Valid From: 22.03.2018 To: 30.12.2018

From: €240 total stay

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Viewmount House, Co. Longford

Double Room and Breakfast

Description: Double Room, ensuite, has a garden view and beautiful antique furniture. Breakfast (included) is cooked fresh from our extensive A La Carte Menu. Some rooms have King Beds and Four Poster Beds. Facilities include complimentary Bottled Water,  Bathrobes, Irish Handmade Toiletries, Hairdryer, Iron and Wi Fi. Restaurant: Pre booking is recommended.                   Open:  Wed. to Sat.  6.30pm to 9.00pm                              Sun.              1.00pm to 4.00pm (Lunch only)

Valid From: 01.02.2018 To: 31.12.2018

From: €150.00 Total Stay

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Aherne's Townhouse & Restaurant, Co. Cork

2 Night Tasting Menu Escape

Description: Chef David has designed a tasting menu bringing together the sense of tradition and history that is so important in Ahernes. Including the finest fish from the day's catch in Youghal harbour, locally reared beef and lamb, seasonal vegetables, local artisan produce and a delicious array of home baked goods. 2 nights bed & breakfast including the delicious 8 course tasting menu on one night from €190pps. All offers are subject to availability. Sample Tasting Menu includes Cod & Salmon Croquette with Baby Murphy’s  * Seared Castletownbere Scallop with Avocado Salsa Prosecco Furlan *  Grilled Hake with Provencal sauce   Granfort Sauvignon Blanc 2013 (France) *  Roast Vegetable Risotto & Basil Pesto Pinot Grigio2013 (Italy) *  Ann’s Tangerine  Sorbet *  Chargrilled Fillet Steak & Grilled Helvic Prawns Saronsberg Shiraz 2011 (South Africa) *  Farmhouse Cheese Warre’s 1999 Late Bottled Vintage Port *  Hot Chocolate Pudding Espresso Coffee

Valid From: 17.01.2014 To: 17.12.2018

From: €380 total stay

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Castle Durrow Country House Hotel, Co. Laois

Lazy Blue Book Sunday at the Castle.....

Description: Lazy Sunday at the Castle …. Treat your loved one to an experience at Castle Durrow. Check in on Sunday afternoon, relax and read the newspapers in the Chinese Room with a complimentary glass of prosecco each. This package for 2 people sharing includes:   One night’s Dinner in our Romantic Restaurant, Bed and Breakfast. Indulge in The Powder Box with 30% Discount off all Treatments. When we have availability we will offer you a free upgrade if you let us know when you book if you have a blue book voucher. Complete your trip by visiting Kildare Village with a Complimentary Discount Card on departure.

Valid From: 02.04.2018 To: 31.12.2018

From: €240 Total stay

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Viewmount House, Co. Longford

Suite and Breakfast

Description: Suite, ensuite, has a garden view and beautiful antique furniture. Breakfast (included) is cooked fresh from our extensive A La Carte Menu. Some rooms have King Beds and Four Poster Beds. Facilities include complimentary Bottled Water,  Bathrobes, Irish Handmade Toiletries, Hairdryer, Iron and Wi Fi. Restaurant: Pre booking is recommended.                   Open:  Wed. to Sat.  6.30pm to 9.00pm                              Sun.              1.00pm to 4.00pm (Lunch only)

Valid From: 01.02.2018 To: 31.12.2018

From: €190.00 Total Stay

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Longueville House, Co. Cork

One Night Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Description: Treat yourself and a loved one to a one night weekend getaway in the stunning surroundings of Longueville House. Experience for yourselves first hand the simple life of country walks on the estate in the optional company of five eager dogs. Later, curl up by our log fire and relax.  Read a book, play scrabble, chat the hours away or simply sip Longueville House Cider or Apple Brandy.  This getaway package includes one nights accommodation, dinner for two from our Chef's Seasonal Menu and country house breakfast next morning. Our Restaurant Opens from 6.30pm to 9.00pm on Friday & Saturdays. Dinner reservations are essential and required atleast 24 hours in advance to gurantee a table. Please enhance your package and insert your preferred reservation time. Package Price From €298 based on two persons sharing in Queen Room. Optional Extra Seven Course Tasting Menu €15 supplement per person. Supplement of €30 per room for Saturday Night Stay.

Valid From: 29.12.2017 To: 30.12.2018

From: €260 per stay

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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: 31.12.2019

From: €320 per person

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Marlfield House , Co. Wexford

BLUE BOOK VOUCHERS INCLUDING DINNER IN THE DUCK

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: 31.12.2018

From: €125 per person

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Castle Durrow Country House Hotel, Co. Laois

Conservatory Dining Offer

Description: Conservatory Dining Package for 2 sharing Escape for the night with your loved one and put your feet up! Spoil yourselves in one of our luxurious individually styled bedrooms; indulge with an amazing 3 course evening meal  from our Casual Dining Menu served in our fabulous Conservatory.  Enjoy a sumptuous Breakfast the following morning before embarking on your onward journey.

Valid From: 01.04.2018 To: 30.05.2018

From: €220 Total Stay

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Dunbrody House , Co. Wexford

By Hook or by Crook

Description: included in this wonderful package: 2 nights in the historic Dunbrody House in a luxury King Size Deluxe Room Dinner for Two on one night of your stay from the 5 course Seasonal Menu at Dunbrody Tours in some unique costal attractions such as the famous 13th Century Hook Lighthouse (voted Number 1 Lighthouse in the world by Fodors Travel Guide), a tour of the 16 th century military fort in Duncannon and a visit to the 12 th century Dunbrody Abbey.   

Valid From: 01.02.2018 To: 30.06.2018

From: €245 per night

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Aherne's Townhouse & Restaurant, Co. Cork

Bed & 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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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: 30.09.2019

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

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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: 01.05.2018 To: 30.09.2018

From: €510.00 Per Room, Per Stay

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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: 30.10.2019

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

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Ballymaloe House, Co. Cork

The Jameson Whiskey Ballymaloe Experience

Description: Join us and enjoy the world famous Jameson Whiskey at its best. Arrive into Ballymaloe House to enjoy a pre-dinner Jameson Whiskey Sour Cocktail on the balcony overlooking our gardens. Savour a delicious 5 course dinner in the dining room followed by a Midleton Rare nightcap. After breakfast, visit the Jameson Distillery in the neighbouring town of Midleton to find out how this wonderful Irish whiskey has been made from the beginning to now. This package includes one night dinner, bed & breakfast, pre-dinner whiskey cocktail, Midleton Rare nightcap and a trip to the Midleton Distillery.

Valid From: 01.05.2018 To: 30.09.2018

From: €230.00 per person

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Castle Durrow Country House Hotel, Co. Laois

2 Night Weekend Break - Dinner, B&B for 2 sharing

Description: Escape to Castle Durrow Country House Hotel. Enjoy Two nights luxurious accommodation in one of our opulent Master, Heritage, Oriental or Rose Yard Rooms. Breakfast each morning in our Conservatory over looking our Gardens. *Candlelit Dinner each evening 1 in our Dining Room and 1 in the Conservatory. Stroll through our Walled Gardens & River Bank or simply relax in our Library Bar. *Please note your preference on booking.

Valid From: 22.03.2018 To: 01.01.2019

From: €470 Total Stay

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