New Beginnings at Adare Manor

Beginning in the spring of 2016 and continuing through autumn of 2017, the house and grounds of the Adare Manor estate, which dates back to 1832, are undergoing an extensive refurbishment, restoration and expansion. This visionary reimagining of one of Ireland’s most evocative and spellbinding 5-star castle hotels achieves a perfect balance of old and…

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Watch our Farewell Video …

Our farewell video to you; our friends and guests … Farewell’s are never easy; it is with heavy hearts that we must take leave for a spell. But every end is also a new beginning; the start of something new and exciting … Adare Manor Farewell Video from Adare Manor on Vimeo. Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort Farewell…

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The 1st Earl of Dunraven’s Grand Tour of Italy

In the 1770’s Valentine Richard Quin, 1st Earl of Dunraven (1752-1824), was sent on a Grand Tour. “The continental tour was seen as an essential part of the education of young upper-class men aged between 17 and 22. Travelling with an experienced tutor or guardian, their main destination was Italy and its fine cities, although…

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Guests Invited to Experience Adare Manor’s Grand Finale

Guests eager to enjoy the luxury of Adare Manor before its impending temporary closure for an extensive rerufbishment and expansion project in January 2016 will have an opportunity to do so in style when a special package is launched this week. The indulgent Adare Manor Grand Finale package is now available for bookings from November…

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Test Blog Post

Adare Manor is surrounded with so much history, prestige and quality that it is fitting that the champagne offering be reflective of this. While Adare Manor is one of the most luxurious properties in Europe, Taittinger displays a similar reflection within the world of champagne. We are delighted to be associated with Taittinger as our…

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The SGA Wholly Ghost Tour 2015, The Emerald Isle, visits Adare Manor

Recently we were delighted to welcome the SGA Wholly Ghost Tour 2015 and their 30 stunning vintage cars to Adare Manor as part of their month-long roundtrip of Ireland! The beautifully restored cars are all Silver Ghosts which were made by Rolls Royce between 1907 and 1926, all with colourful histories … The green 1924…

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Ever wondered what it was like to live in a grand house in the 19th Century?

Here’s a little insight into life at Adare Manor across the seasons … ‘Life at Adare Manor followed a pleasing annual pattern. The autumn and winter brought groups of gentlemen to partake in hunting and shooting parties, the ladies following the hunt in horse-drawn carriages or, in inclement weather, waiting at home and ‘taking turns’…

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Working Dog Trials at Adare Manor

We were keeping up the tradition of country pursuits at Adare Manor on Sunday with gun dog working tests held on the estate. Guests and participants were invited to the Adare Manor Commons to observe and partake in the tests. The test comprised of three rounds; an advanced double blind retrieve, an unseen retrieve with…

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Meet a new addition to our Falconry family

This week we welcomed a new addition to our Falconry family. This little bundle of feathers is a Snowy Owl. He’s four weeks old and weighs just two pounds. We don’t have a name for him yet, as we will spend the next few weeks getting to know him first. He will even live with…

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Foodie Photos That Look Good Enough to Eat

Our stomachs were rumbling during last week’s tasty photoshoot in our award-winning Oakroom restaurant. Now it’s your turn! Take a look … A breathtakingly romantic dinner setting with award-winning cuisine – our Oakroom restaurant is truly magical. Find our more about dining at Adare Manor

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