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A Year in Review - Blue Book Award Winners 2022 in Connaught


Blue Book Award Winners 2022 in Connaught

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A Year in Review - Blue Book Award Winners 2022 in Ulster


An Overview of Blue Book Award Winners 2022 in Leinster

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A Year in Review - Blue Book Award Winners 2022 in Munster


Blue Book Award Winners 2022 in Munster

Ireland's Blue Book Family

A Year in Review - Blue Book Award Winners 2022 in Leinster


Blue Book Award Winners 2022 in Leinster

Plan Your Trip

Soak up the Suds


Relax, unwind and float effortlessly in a calming and serene state, with these 7 Blissful Bathtubs from Ireland’s Blue Book.

Spa

9 Indulgent Spas


Relax, Renew and Revitalize at these indulgent spas of Ireland's Blue Book

Spa

5 Spa Treatments for Gentlemen


Indulge in an invigorating facial, rejuvenate with a heavenly massage, or simply relax with a luxurious spa treatment specifically designed for him.

Spa

5 Fabulous Facials with Ireland’s Blue Book


Treat yourself to one of these revitalising facials available at some of our stunning Blue Book spas and treatment rooms.

Spa

Recharge with a Winter Spa Break


With the dark evenings drawing in and Christmas just around the corner, winter is the time of year when it feels particularly good to spoil yourself with a quick getaway to a luxurious spa. Many of the country houses and hotels in Ireland’s Blue Book have world-class spa and treatment facilities, in beautiful and peaceful surroundings.

Romance

Romance in the City this Valentine's Day


Enjoy a romantic Valentines Day in the City with Ireland's Blue Book

Romance

3 Romantic Spa Treatments for Two


Planning something romantic for Valentine’s day? Treat someone special to these treatments for two… Some things are better together.

Recipes

8 Delicious Cocktails for Your Next Date Night


8 Delicious Cocktails for Your Next Date Night

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Relax Among the Trees at The New Treetop Spa


Immerse yourself in nature in the new Treetop Spa at The Old Inn

History

3 Romantic Castle Breaks For a Fairy-Tale Getaway


3 Romantic castle breaks for a fairy-tale getaway with your loved one

Recipes

13 Delicious Pancake Recipes from Ireland's Blue Book


Sweet and Savoury Pancake Ideas From Some of the Blue Book Houses

Food and Drink

Sweet and Savoury Pancakes by Kevin Dundon


Kevin Dundon of Dunbrody House shares his favourite sweet and savoury pancake recipes.

Sustainability

Hayfield Family Collection Partner with Irish Reforestation Organisation, Reforest Nation, as Part of their Ongoing Sustainability Efforts


Hayfield Family Collection Partner with Irish Reforestation Organisation, Reforest Nation, as Part of their Ongoing Sustainability Efforts

Food and Drink

Staff Spotlight: Gary Butterfield, Sommelier & Restaurant Supervisor at No. 1 Pery Square


Staff Spotlight: Gary Butterfield, Sommelier & Restaurant Supervisor at No. 1 Pery Square

Ireland's Blue Book Family

New to the Blue Book for 2023 – Introducing the Newest Members to the Collection


Ireland's Blue Book introduces its newest members to the collection - Luxurious Georgian Mansion in Cork, Quirky Townhouse Kerry, Historic Hotel in Down, Elegant Townhouse in Cork and a 15th Century Castle in Kilkenny

Plan Your Trip

5 Blue Book Boltholes within 90 minutes of Dublin


5 Blue Book Boltholes within 90 minutes of Dublin that are perfect for your next break away

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5 Country House Hotels with Lovely Autumn Leaves


5 Blue Book Country House Hotels that have lovely Autumn leaves to enjoy and admire on your walk

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9 Stylish Venues for your next Family Get-Together


Find the perfect venue for your next family get-together, birthday celebration, anniversary or reunion.

Ireland's Blue Book Family

Ditch the Car: 6 Hotels You Can Travel to by Train


6 Hotels you can travel to by train

Plan Your Trip

7 Lovely Places to Visit in Limerick


Things to do and places to see in Limerick

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5 Hotels for Blue Book Bibliophiles


5 hotels perfect for people who want to relax with a book on a weekend away

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