Ireland's Blue Book Blog

Recipes

Wild Garlic Pesto from Dunbrody House


Kevin Dundon from Dunbrody House has shared his recipe for wild garlic pesto with us.

Recipes

Wild Garlic, Onion & Potato Soup from Newforge House


Newforge House have shared this delicious Wild Garlic Recipe with us.

Recipes

Wild Garlic Pesto from Currarevagh House


Recipe for Wild Garlic Pesto from Currarevagh House

Ireland's Blue Book Family

9 Stylish Venues for your next Family Get-Together


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

Plan Your Trip

6 Perfect Spots to throw a Private House Party


Imagine a truly exclusive venue in a grand country house to celebrate a special birthday, a family reunion or simply to have a party with friends.

Food and Drink

Pop! Fizz! Clink! - 6 Afternoon Teas with a bit of extra Sparkle


6 Sparkling Afternoon tea around the island of Ireland

Plan Your Trip

The Townhouse Suite at No.1 Pery Square, Limerick


Located on the top floor of No.1 is the Townhouse Suite, a generous and stylish suite complete with sweeping views of the city and the mountains of Clare, its own bar & dining area, comfy sofas and a large screen on which to watch all the latest movies.

Gardens

4 Glorious Gardens from Ireland's Blue Book


A garden is a beautiful way to reflect the story of a building. Across the island of Ireland there are Blue Book destinations with magnificent gardens that each reflect their own unique history. The incredible gardens that surround these houses, hotels and manors are enjoyed by guests and gardening enthusiasts alike, making them an ideal escape for those who want to enjoy the treasures and delights of a spectacular garden.

Gardens

Experience the ‘Celestial Vault’ at Liss Ard Estate


James Turrell Irish Sky Garden: Designed and constructed under the close observation of famed Artist, James Turrell, The Irish Sky Garden or Crater gives the viewer a totally unique opportunity to admire and enjoy the ‘celestial vault’. Turrell, considered the greatest American Land Art Artist, has turned the Crater into a massive naked – eye observatory. The sky is his studio.

Gardens

5 Fantastic Garden Features from Ireland's Blue Book


5 Fantastic Garden Features from the Blue Book

Recipes

3 Blue Book Fish Recipes


A list of 3 fantastic fish recipes from the chefs of Ireland's Blue Book, perfect for preparing at home

Recipes

Romance At Home: 3 Cocktails For Your Next Date Night


Get fancy for your at-home date night with these delicious cocktails.

Recipes

Rhubarb Macaroon Layer Cake from Dunowen House


Kela from Dunowen House has shared this delcious recipe with us, and we can't wait to try it!

Recipes

Irish Coffee Recipe from Aherne's Townhouse


Irish Coffee Recipe from Aherne's Townhouse

Recipes

Traditional White Soda Bread from Ballymaloe House


Rosemary & Raisin Soda Bread from Ballymaloe

Recipes

7 Traditional Irish Recipes


Traditional Irish recipes from our country houses

Recipes

Lemon Posset, Poached Newforge Rhubarb and Pistachio & Orange Biscuits (Gluten Free) from Newforge House


A Gluten Free recipe for Lemon Posset, Poached Newforge Rhubarb and Pistachio & Orange Biscuits, from Newforge House

Recipes

4 Blue Book Rhubarb Recipes


Rhubarb is at it's best for the first few months of the year and is perfect for sweetening any cake or crumble!

Recipes

Traditional Irish Stew from Butler House


Traditional Irish Stew Recipe from Chef Gerard Dunne, Butler House

Recipes

The Merrion's Irish Soda Bread


The Merrion’s Executive Pastry Chef Paul Kelly would like to share this Irish Soda Bread recipe for you all to enjoy making in your own kitchens.

Recipes

'Power Truffles' Recipe from Dunowen House


A delicious & healthy recipe from Kela in Dunowen House

Recipes

Beetroot Hummus from Cahernane House Hotel


Try this healthy snack from Cahernane House Hotel in Killarney.

Ireland's Blue Book Family

Rooms With a View


What could be better than waking up to one of these spectacular views...

Recipes

Romance At Home: 3 Dessert Recipes for Your Next Date Night


Wow your other half with these sumptuous desserts for your next date night at home.

Recipes

The Tannery's Lamb Ragu with Rosemary Gnocchi


The Tannery's delicious recipe for Ragu of Lamb and Sticky Onions with Rosemary Gnocchi

Newsletter Signup