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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.

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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.

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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

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.

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Rooms With a View


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

Activities

Let’s plan a day trip from Carrig – here are 3 of our favourites!


This summer here in Carrig so many of our guests are rediscovering Kerry, for many they are visiting some places for the very first time or for others they are revisiting locations to create new memories.

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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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Here at Carrig Country House the outdoors has never felt so good, but the welcome is as warm as ever inside!


It is the start of a new season here in Carrig, we officially re-opened after lockdown on July 10th and it was wonderful to welcome back so many returning guests and to greet lots of first-time visitors to our country home.

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10 Reasons to add Ireland to your Travel Bucket List


10 Unmissable things to see do and experience around Ireland

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8 of Ireland's wonderful Greenways


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

Activities

Our 5 Favourite Things to do in Kerry


A list of our favourite things to do in Co. Kerry, along with our Blue Book houses ready to welcome you on your trip! After all, we all need days to look forward to!

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On the Wild Side


A 5 day trip along the Wild Atlantic Way between Cork and Galway, featuring top attractions, hidden gems and the best places to stay

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Connemara Dreamin’ in 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. For others, adventure awaits a little further afield.

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3 Ultimate Girly Getaways


Make a break for it with your best girl gang with one of these ultra glam destinations.

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The Blue Book’s Summer Bucket List


Why not make this Summer your most memorable yet… Here at Ireland’s Blue Book, we have created THE Summer Bucket list to go by. Making sure your lovely Blue Book memories stay with you, this list will ensure that this summer will be your most memorable yet!

Activities

Walking in a Wooded Wonderland at Belleek Castle


Planning a trip to County Mayo? Include a night in Belleek Castle on your itinerary - with blazing fires, sumptuous food, and a dog that doubles as a tour guide

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12 Great Ways to Use Your Voucher from Ireland’s Blue Book


The Blue Book contains beautiful country houses, hotels and restaurants all across Ireland, many set in idyllic scenic surroundings in some of the more rugged and isolated parts of this beautiful island.

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4 Stunning Star Wars Filming Locations along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way


4 Stunning Star Wars Filming Locations along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

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A Bird in the Hand - Four Fantastic Falconry Experiences


Four hotels offering falconry experiences around Ireland

Food and Drink

Fresh Air, Facials and Cookery Classes at Dunbrody Country House Hotel


Escape to Dunbrody Country House Hotel in County Wexford for a Wellness Weekend

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Summer Swimming – 6 Serene Spots for Wild Swimming


6 spots around Ireland where you can swim in the wild

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The Wilder Townhouse, Dublin – The perfect location for female business travellers


Just a five minute stroll from the heart of Dublin City Centre, The Wilder Townhouse is a perfect, safe location for female business travellers

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5 Things to do for your Country Spring Escape


Spring is in the air so it's time to plan a country escape.

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5 Dreamy Things to Do, Drink and Dine on in Dublin


5 Dreamy Things to Do, Drink and Dine on in Dublin

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Explore and more at Ballyfin Demesne


10 wonderfully luxurious things to do and see at Ballyfin Demesne

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