Posts Tagged ‘Hotel’

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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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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Behind the Scenes at our Foodie Photoshoot

Following our exciting ‘Best Hotel Restaurant in Ireland’ win last month we decided to organise a foodie photoshoot in The Oakroom restaurant. With the help of fantastic Limerick-based photographer Tarmo Tulit we had a very creative afternoon capturing The Oakroom’s delicious looking dishes (no tasting allowed!). Here are some shots behind the scenes …

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From Stately Home to Grand Castle

Did you know that Adare Manor did not always look like the magnificent castle it is today? A much smaller Georgian house, built in the 1720s, occupied the landscape until the Second Earl of Dunraven and his wife, Lady Caroline Wyndham, decided to undertake its transformation. The Manor ‘structurally’ as it exists today was not…

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Forever Carved in Stone

During the building of Adare Manor The Earl of Dunraven commissioned this elaborate stone carving to adorn the front facing of Adare Manor. It reads: “This goodly house was erected by Wyndham Henry Earl of Dunraven and Caroline, his Countess, without borrowing, selling or having a debt.” Learn more about the history of Adare Manor

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