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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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7 Lovely Places to Visit in Limerick

Things to do and places to see in Limerick

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10 Special Places to Visit in Sligo

Things to do and places to see in Sligo

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6 Must Do's in Derry

Things to do and places to see in Derry

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4 Fabulous Pet Friendly Offers to Enjoy with your Furry Friend this Summer

Indulge in one of our four fabulous pet friendly offers for you and your furry friend to enjoy!

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8 of Ireland's Wonderful Greenways

Things to do and places to see along Ireland's Greenways


Picturesque Picnic Spots this Summer

Enjoy a picnic with a loved one in some of our beautiful Blue Book houses

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Connemara Dreamin’: 6 Things to do at Galway's Glenlo Abbey Hotel

We have put together 6 experiences to be enjoyed during your stay at Glenlo Abbey. For some, you won’t even have to leave the grounds of the hotel while, for others, adventure awaits a little further afield.

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11 Fathers' Day Spa Experiences for Him

Need Fathers' Day Inspiration? Look No Further...

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Soak up the Suds

Relax, unwind and float effortlessly in a calming and serene state, with these 5 Blissful Bathtubs from Ireland’s Blue Book.

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A Chilled Out Visit to the Ice House

A short stay at the relaxing Ice House on the banks of the River Moy in County Mayo

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5 Revitalizing Blue Book Yoga Experiences this Summer

Relax, Renew and Revitalize at these enjoyable Blue Book yoga experiences


5 Sumptuous Spring Lamb Recipes from Ireland's Blue Book

Three delicious spring lamb recipes for Easter from the chefs of Ireland's Blue Book


Bunny Bee Martini from Ice House Hotel

An Easter themed cocktail recipe from Ice House Hotel


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.


Roast Leg of Lamb from Wineport Lodge

Wineport Lodge have shared this wonderful lamb recipe with us to try at home.

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16 Unique Places to Stay on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way stretches from the Northern Headlands to the Surf Coast, and is famous for its sweeping coastlines, towering sea cliffs, and diverse landscapes.

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13 Rooms With a View

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


9 Indulgent Spas

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


Irish Lamb Navarin from Virginia Park Lodge

A fantastic warming recipe from Virginia Park Lodge - Irish Lamb Navarin


3 Thrilling Daytrips from Carrig

Summer has arrived here in Carrig, and many of our guests are rediscovering Kerry. Whether you're visiting for the very first time or returning to create new memories, we hope our 3 favourite daytrips from Carrig Country House will help inspire your summer plans.

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6 Perfect Spots to Throw a Private House Party

Our top picks for truly exclusive venues in a grand country houses for special birthdays, family reunions or simply parties with friends.


Roasted Duck Breast with Parisian Potatoes, Carrot Puree and Fondant, Asparagus & Blackberry Jus - Hayfield Manor

Bring 5 star luxury to your kitchen with this recipe from Hayfield Manor, Co Cork


Wild Garlic, Onion & Potato Soup from Newforge House

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

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