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Welcome to Dromoland Castle

A hideaway for all seasons

Ireland’s most magical address, Dromoland Castle has been welcoming guests since the 16th century. The ancestral home of the O’Briens of Dromoland, whose lineage dates back 1,000 years to Brian Boru, one of the last High Kings of Ireland, we’ve got nobility and hospitality in our DNA.

From the imposing baronial façade to our startling interiors, you’ll find a world of historic grandeur underpinned by the finest modern comforts. With lavish decor, indulgent dining, fabulous views and magnificent bedrooms, this is a place to feel at home.

Behind our warm Irish welcome is the belief that every guest is royalty. Stroll the 450-acre estate. Tee off on our world class golf course. Take afternoon tea by a roaring fire. Relax in our intimate spa. Enjoy delicious cuisine. No matter what your preference, at Dromoland Castle there’s no escaping the sense that you are walking in the shadows of kings.

The pinnacle of excellence, come in the knowledge that all your expectations will be met. A remarkable retreat with an easy elegance, it’s time to make Dromoland Castle a part of your story.

Stay at Dromoland

It’s time to make Dromoland Castle a part of your story

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  • dining
  • family
  • golf
  • Legendary Castles
  • overnight
  • Seasonal
  • spa
Autumn Incoming

Legendary Castles

There has never been a better time to enjoy a stay at Ashford Castle and Dromoland Castle, which are part of Ireland’s great history and each of which has been sensitively restored and designed to combine the buildings’ original features with modern luxuries and exceptional touches.

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Christmas At The Castle

Join us for the delights of the festive season, our three-night break with festive dining events, games and entertainment to get the whole family into the spirit of Christmas.

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October Mid-Term

Pack Your Bags and come away to explore the castles 450-acre estate, this Midterm. Enjoy a four night Family Package in our Deluxe Family Rooms. Accommodation consists of two Queen Sized Beds, with dinner for 2 adults and 2 children (under 12years).

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Three For Two

The moment you swing through the gates of Dromoland Castle, you’ll sense the magic. This Autumn stay two nights with us and enjoy a complimentary 3rd night.

New Year 2020

New Year at The Castle

Ring in the bells of 2021 at the Castle. Surrounded by elegance, comfort and style, you’ll find our Gala Black Tie Ball an extraordinary way to welcome in the new year.

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Girlie Getaway

Missed out on celebrations with your nearest and dearest friends? You, your closest friends, and a two-night getaway with the most rejuvenating agenda ever. Dromoland Castle is the perfect destination for your girlie getaway.

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Dine & Dream

From the moment you drive through the Estate and see the castle at the end of the beautiful sweeping drive, you can be guaranteed a very special stay. Enjoy the Luxury surroundings of Dromoland Castle Hotel.

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Acres of Happiness

Stay at Dromoland Castle for two nights and enjoy a complimentary dinner on one evening during your stay. While at the Castle explore the 450 acres of our countryside estate, with its woodland walks, walled gardens and country pursuits.

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Indulge & Delight

Celebrate with the one you love and let us take care of the details. Our Indulge and Delight Package makes sure that your visit to us is a memorable one.

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Castle & Links

Dromoland Castle has partnered with Doonbeg Golf Club to offer a very special Golf Package. This unique partnership gives you and your friends the opportunity to enjoy two styles of course during your stay at Dromoland Castle.

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Apartment Living

This exclusive two Bedroom Self Catering Suite located in Dromoland Castle is “a home within a home”.

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Midterm Break

Pack Your Bags and come away to explore the castle and its 450-acre estate. Enjoy Deluxe Family accommodation consisting of two Queen Sized Beds, with dinner for 2 adults and 2 children (under 12years).

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Royal Family Falconry Experience

Treat your family to two nights family accommodation with full Irish breakfast each morning at Dromoland Castle. Enjoy a Family Falconry Experience which includes the opportunity to handle and fly the bird during your one hour family falconry experience.

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Stay & Play

Enjoy a nights luxury accommodation, a play on our Championship golf course, a steak dinner in our Golf Clubhouse and a Full Irish Breakfast the following morning.

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Well-being Two Night Spa Escape

Escape to Dromoland Castle for a Spa break. Where better to switch off from the modern world into this 16th Century Castle.

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Midweek Fitness Retreat

Stay at Dromoland Castle for 3 nights surrounded by the utmost luxury and enjoy the challenge of an introductory fitness programme.

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A Gastronomic Night to Remember

Enjoy a gourmet evening with an overnight stay, six course Tasting Menu with complimenting wines and a Full Irish Breakfast the following morning.

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Hawk Walks at The Castle

One-night bed and breakfast. One hour hawk walk on the estate. Fly, handle and interact with our collection of raptors and owls. Dinner in The Earl of Thomond Restaurant.

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The Perfect Proposal

Planning on making the ultimate commitment? Come to Dromoland Castle and let us set the scene for a fairy tale proposal like no other.

Milestone Celebrations

Why not join us in this magical castle and let us help you celebrate your special occasion whether it be a birthday or anniversary.

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Cliffs of Moher & Castle Experience

Explore the magic of the Wild Atlantic Way with a day tour including The Cliffs of Moher.

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Spa Bliss Escape

Within the timelessness of these 16th century Castle walls, let yourself be drawn into a world of deep relaxation. Indulge and enjoy a 55-minute spa treatment -A refined treat to truly de-stress!

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"Renowned for our award-winning cuisine, Executive Head Chef David McCann has been impressing guests for over 20 years with his elegant and delicious cooking."

"The ultimate indulgence for the weary traveller, our tranquil sanctuary offers intimate and serene escapism within 16th century castle walls. "

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This is Dromoland Castle,
and we have been waiting
a millennium to greet you!

See Our History

And then we go an

extra mile more – there’s space

enough around here!

We make every moment
at visitor spends at
Dromoland Castle an
experience of past,
present & future

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There are many fine dining restaurants in Ireland,

but nowhere quite like The Earl of Thomond.

This is where the
lifestyle of today meets
the real Ireland of the past

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We’ve always excelled at

the finer things in life.

We’ve got nobility &
hospitality in our DNA

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A world of historic grandeur

underpinned by the finest

modern comforts.

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A truly Irish experience
that continues to nourish
the spirit long after
you’ve left

View Golf

One of the finest parkland

courses in Ireland

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We’re the dream weavers.

The romantics.

The perfectionists.

Through Your Eyes

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#DromolandCastle
#MyDromoland

"Autumn, the years last, loveliest smile." 🍂📸 : @aoifekirby#MyDromoland #Autumn

"Autumn, the years last, loveliest smile." 🍂

📸 : @aoifekirby

#MyDromoland #Autumn
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At Dromoland Castle we know that your wedding is your once-in-a-lifetime moment.Your happy ever after.Whether your plans are for your wedding to be decadent and grand or dreamily intimate, our Intimate Wedding Package encompasses history and romance.Trust us with your wedding dreams, then relax knowing all your expectations will be exceeded.#MyDromoland #IntimateWedding #CastleWedding

At Dromoland Castle we know that your wedding is your once-in-a-lifetime moment.

Your happy ever after.

Whether your plans are for your wedding to be decadent and grand or dreamily intimate, our Intimate Wedding Package encompasses history and romance.

Trust us with your wedding dreams, then relax knowing all your expectations will be exceeded.

#MyDromoland #IntimateWedding #CastleWedding
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It’s time to announce our third front-line winner.We have an enormous sense of gratitude for each and every one of you who have worked tirelessly in the face of the pandemic.Thankyou.Congratulations to Sinéad Crowley of Tesco Pharmacy, Kildare, we can’t wait to welcome you for a two night break at Dromoland Castle.We will be announcing a front-line winner each month until the end of the year and there is still time to enter, simply click the link in our bio.This exclusive competition is open to front-line workers only.⠀⠀#MyDromoland

It’s time to announce our third front-line winner.

We have an enormous sense of gratitude for each and every one of you who have worked tirelessly in the face of the pandemic.

Thankyou.

Congratulations to Sinéad Crowley of Tesco Pharmacy, Kildare, we can’t wait to welcome you for a two night break at Dromoland Castle.

We will be announcing a front-line winner each month until the end of the year and there is still time to enter, simply click the link in our bio.

This exclusive competition is open to front-line workers only.⠀⠀

#MyDromoland
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Book a memorable family break this October mid-term with our fun-filled four-night itinerary, which includes all the best seasonal favourites. Think family treasure hunts, movie night and treats galore.The perfect opportunity to book some family fun with lashings of luxury.Click the link in our bio to learn more! 🎃🍂📸 : @michelesullie#MyDromoland #Familytime

Book a memorable family break this October mid-term with our fun-filled four-night itinerary, which includes all the best seasonal favourites. Think family treasure hunts, movie night and treats galore.

The perfect opportunity to book some family fun with lashings of luxury.

Click the link in our bio to learn more! 🎃🍂

📸 : @michelesullie

#MyDromoland #Familytime
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Autumn Incoming 🍂Just as nature prepares itself for a new season, we at Dromoland Castle are readying ourselves for the beauty of autumn.📸 : @aoifekirby#MyDromoland #autumn

Autumn Incoming 🍂

Just as nature prepares itself for a new season, we at Dromoland Castle are readying ourselves for the beauty of autumn.

📸 : @aoifekirby

#MyDromoland #autumn
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We are thrilled to announce the launch of the JJ Corry, Dromoland Castle whiskey on Monday, 7th September at 10.00am. A collaboration with our Cooraclare friends and neighbours, whiskey bonders JJ Corry, guests can now enjoy a bottle of the finest single malt and single cask Irish whiskey bonded along the Wild Atlantic Way. Irish whiskey bonding is the practice of sourcing whiskey from third party Irish distilleries before maturing it on-site and then finishing or blending it to create unique stand-alone whiskeys. The JJ Corry, Dromoland Castle Blend is a unique 17-year-old single cask single malt in a limited public release of 50 bottles, and costing €500 per bottle. This release is limited to one bottle per transaction.Click the link in our bio for further details! 🥃#MyDromoland #JJCorry #IrishWhiskey #Collaboration

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the JJ Corry, Dromoland Castle whiskey on Monday, 7th September at 10.00am. A collaboration with our Cooraclare friends and neighbours, whiskey bonders JJ Corry, guests can now enjoy a bottle of the finest single malt and single cask Irish whiskey bonded along the Wild Atlantic Way. Irish whiskey bonding is the practice of sourcing whiskey from third party Irish distilleries before maturing it on-site and then finishing or blending it to create unique stand-alone whiskeys. The JJ Corry, Dromoland Castle Blend is a unique 17-year-old single cask single malt in a limited public release of 50 bottles, and costing €500 per bottle. This release is limited to one bottle per transaction.

Click the link in our bio for further details! 🥃

#MyDromoland #JJCorry #IrishWhiskey #Collaboration
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Today Callie is celebrating #InternationalDogDay! 🐶Life's not as ruff with a Dromoland Castle royal welcome, perfect for your pampered pooch. 🐾#MyDromoland #DogFriendly #CalliesCastle #PreferredPups

Today Callie is celebrating #InternationalDogDay! 🐶

Life's not as ruff with a Dromoland Castle royal welcome, perfect for your pampered pooch. 🐾

#MyDromoland #DogFriendly #CalliesCastle #PreferredPups
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Today marks #WorldPhotoDay! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
A day to embrace the beautiful images taken by our guests sharing their #MyDromoland moments.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Did you know, we run a daily competition with our guests to win daily prizes for sharing their favourite #MyDromoland experiences?Take a trip to our stories to see more #MyDromoland memories!📸 :@madeline.nicole_#WorldPhotographyDay #Staycations

Today marks #WorldPhotoDay! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
A day to embrace the beautiful images taken by our guests sharing their #MyDromoland moments.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

Did you know, we run a daily competition with our guests to win daily prizes for sharing their favourite #MyDromoland experiences?

Take a trip to our stories to see more #MyDromoland memories!

📸 :@madeline.nicole_

#WorldPhotographyDay #Staycations
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The moment you swing through the gates of Dromoland Castle, you'll sense the magic.The perfect place to reconnect with loved ones, come and lose yourself in acres of nature.This Autumn stay two nights with us and enjoy a complimentary 3rd night.Rates start from €525 per room, per night.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Book this special package today and let us take care of you. Click the link in our bio to learn more. 🏰#MyDromoland #Staycations

The moment you swing through the gates of Dromoland Castle, you'll sense the magic.

The perfect place to reconnect with loved ones, come and lose yourself in acres of nature.

This Autumn stay two nights with us and enjoy a complimentary 3rd night.

Rates start from €525 per room, per night.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

Book this special package today and let us take care of you. Click the link in our bio to learn more. 🏰

#MyDromoland #Staycations
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Whatever you do, don’t forget to row out into the middle of Dromoland Lough for perfect Castle views... 🏰🛶#MyDromoland #Staycations📸 : @lyndsay.king.ni

Whatever you do, don’t forget to row out into the middle of Dromoland Lough for perfect Castle views... 🏰🛶

#MyDromoland #Staycations

📸 : @lyndsay.king.ni
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That's a wrap on day one of #VirtuosoTravelWeek2020.This year, the event normally celebrated in Las Vegas is being held virtually and Marie Chawke, our Business Development Manager, is so looking forward to a week of meeting travel industry friends old and new live from Dromoland Castle."Travel, not to escape life, but so that life doesn't escape you." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀#VirtualVirtuoso #LuxuryTravel #MyDromoland #fillyourheartwithireland #preferredhotels⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀#virtuosotravelweek #virtuosoltd

That's a wrap on day one of #VirtuosoTravelWeek2020.

This year, the event normally celebrated in Las Vegas is being held virtually and Marie Chawke, our Business Development Manager, is so looking forward to a week of meeting travel industry friends old and new live from Dromoland Castle.

"Travel, not to escape life, but so that life doesn't escape you." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

#VirtualVirtuoso #LuxuryTravel #MyDromoland #fillyourheartwithireland #preferredhotels⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀#virtuosotravelweek #virtuosoltd
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It’s time to announce our second front-line winner.We have an enormous sense of gratitude for each and every one of you who have worked tirelessly in the face of the pandemic.Thankyou.Congratulations to Mark Rowe of RC Medical Practice at Waterford Health Park, we can’t wait to welcome you for a two night break at Dromoland Castle.We will be announcing a front-line winner each month until the end of the year and there is still time to enter, simply click the link in our bio.This exclusive competition is open to front-line workers only. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀#MyDromoland

It’s time to announce our second front-line winner.

We have an enormous sense of gratitude for each and every one of you who have worked tirelessly in the face of the pandemic.

Thankyou.

Congratulations to Mark Rowe of RC Medical Practice at Waterford Health Park, we can’t wait to welcome you for a two night break at Dromoland Castle.

We will be announcing a front-line winner each month until the end of the year and there is still time to enter, simply click the link in our bio.

This exclusive competition is open to front-line workers only. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

#MyDromoland
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450-acres to roam with adventure at every turn...🍃#MyDromoland #Staycations📸 : @alinefernandesp

450-acres to roam with adventure at every turn...🍃

#MyDromoland #Staycations

📸 : @alinefernandesp
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We are delighted to share the wonderful news that Dromoland Castle has been named a 2020 Traveller's Choice Best Of The Best by Trip Advisor, placing us in the top 1% of hotels worldwide.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Best Service - Ireland ⠀
Best Luxury - Europe ⠀
Best Luxury - Ireland ⠀
Best Top - Ireland ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
We would like to take this opportunity to thank each of our guests who took their time to review their #MyDromoland experience. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
#TripAdvisor #TravellersChoice

We are delighted to share the wonderful news that Dromoland Castle has been named a 2020 Traveller's Choice Best Of The Best by Trip Advisor, placing us in the top 1% of hotels worldwide.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

Best Service - Ireland ⠀
Best Luxury - Europe ⠀
Best Luxury - Ireland ⠀
Best Top - Ireland ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
We would like to take this opportunity to thank each of our guests who took their time to review their #MyDromoland experience. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
#TripAdvisor #TravellersChoice
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Limited release coming soon... 🥃Click the link in our bio to be first to receive release details!We have collaborated with our Friends and Neighbours J.J. Corry in Cooraclare, to select the finest single malt and single cask to put into bottle.JJ Corry is Ireland’s first modern Whiskey Bonder located in the parish of Cooraclare, on the McGuane family farm and set amongst the stunning backdrop of the rugged Wild Atlantic Way, just 45 minutes from the gates of Dromoland Castle. Irish whiskey bonding is the practice of sourcing whiskey from third party Irish distilleries before maturing it on-site and then finishing or blending it to create unique stand-alone whiskeys.⠀⠀
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@jjcorryfarm @whiskeygate #MyDromoland #IrishWhiskey

Limited release coming soon... 🥃

Click the link in our bio to be first to receive release details!

We have collaborated with our Friends and Neighbours J.J. Corry in Cooraclare, to select the finest single malt and single cask to put into bottle.

JJ Corry is Ireland’s first modern Whiskey Bonder located in the parish of Cooraclare, on the McGuane family farm and set amongst the stunning backdrop of the rugged Wild Atlantic Way, just 45 minutes from the gates of Dromoland Castle. Irish whiskey bonding is the practice of sourcing whiskey from third party Irish distilleries before maturing it on-site and then finishing or blending it to create unique stand-alone whiskeys.⠀⠀
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@jjcorryfarm @whiskeygate #MyDromoland #IrishWhiskey
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"Callie" and the Dromoland family are eagerly waiting to welcome you and your royal pooch to our Castle.
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We are delighted to announce that you won't need to leave your best friend at home on your next #MyDromoland adventure. Learn more by clicking the link in our bio! 🐾
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#MyDromoland #Staycation #DogFriendly #CalliesCastle

It's time to check in! 🐶💼
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"Callie" and the Dromoland family are eagerly waiting to welcome you and your royal pooch to our Castle.
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We are delighted to announce that you won't need to leave your best friend at home on your next #MyDromoland adventure. Learn more by clicking the link in our bio! 🐾
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#MyDromoland #Staycation #DogFriendly #CalliesCastle
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"Little things make big things happen."
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For summer offers, click the link in our bio or call 1800 201 300.
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#MyDromoland #Staycations

"Little things make big things happen."
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"Dromoland Castle might just be the most magical place on Earth."For summer offers, click the link in our bio or call 1800 201 300.#MyDromoland #Staycations

"Dromoland Castle might just be the most magical place on Earth."

For summer offers, click the link in our bio or call 1800 201 300.

#MyDromoland #Staycations
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Why not challenge yourself to an age-old country pursuit? Archery, clay shooting or falconry with our resident hawks, falcons and owls are all fantastic fun!
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#MyDromoland #HawkWalk

Why not challenge yourself to an age-old country pursuit? Archery, clay shooting or falconry with our resident hawks, falcons and owls are all fantastic fun!
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