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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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Halloween At The Castle

Book a memorable family break with our fun-filled two-night itinerary, which includes all the best seasonal favourites. Think bonfires, a treasure hunt, Hallowe’en games, fancy dress disco, movie night and treats galore. The perfect opportunity to book some family fun with lashings of luxury.

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Easter Two Night Break

Celebrate Easter in style with Two Nights at Ireland’s Legendary Castle. 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.

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Family Easter Break 2021

Celebrate Easter in style with Three Nights Deluxe Accommodation with Full Irish Breakfast each morning.

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Christmas At The Castle 2021

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 and when it is time to unwind, our picturesque grounds and cosy setting make it the ultimate country retreat for your Christmas break.

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24 Hour Castle Stay

Enjoy a full 24 hour stay at Dromoland Castle, giving you the time to enjoy the wide range of activities available on the beautiful 450-acre estate. You decided your check in time and check out exactly 24 hours later as well as enjoying a 5% discount on the best available rates.

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BFF Escape

Grab your best pals and plan a relaxing and restorative midweek break together. Catch up over spa treatments, long walks around the 450-acre estate and a glamorous girl’s dinner in The Earl of Thomond restaurant.

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Time With Mum

Escape from reality and slip away to Dromoland Castle for a truly memorable midweek  treat. Spoil your mum with 48 hours of quality time with our special wellbeing package, including spa treatments, a fabulous dinner in The Earl of Thomond restaurant and hours to enjoy the beauty and serenity of our 450-acre estate.

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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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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.

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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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Apartment Living

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

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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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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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In anticipation of #WhenWeTravelAgain, we bring you Dromoland's #ConcerigeSecretsSeries, with top tips from our concierge and front office teams on exploring what lies beyond the Castle's gates. From jaw-dropping views, ultimate coastal road trips, wild beaches, splendid lakes, each offering up an authentic Irish experience and leaving memories that will last a lifetime. 
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#1/6 Take a trip to the Loop Head Peninsula where the River Shannon meets the Atlantic Ocean. The iconic lighthouse tower is open to the public (seasonal) and from the balcony at the very top you can see as far south as the Blasket Islands in Kerry and as far north as the Twelve Bens in Galway.

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#MyDromoland #CountyClare #BucketListTravel #WhenWeTravelAgain

In anticipation of #WhenWeTravelAgain, we bring you Dromoland's #ConcerigeSecretsSeries, with top tips from our concierge and front office teams on exploring what lies beyond the Castle's gates. From jaw-dropping views, ultimate coastal road trips, wild beaches, splendid lakes, each offering up an authentic Irish experience and leaving memories that will last a lifetime.
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#1/6 Take a trip to the Loop Head Peninsula where the River Shannon meets the Atlantic Ocean. The iconic lighthouse tower is open to the public (seasonal) and from the balcony at the very top you can see as far south as the Blasket Islands in Kerry and as far north as the Twelve Bens in Galway.

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#MyDromoland #CountyClare #BucketListTravel #WhenWeTravelAgain
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We'll never tire of this view! 🍂

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#MyDromoland #CountryEstate #WhenWeTravelAgain

We'll never tire of this view! 🍂

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Wishing a Happy New Year to our friends, guests and colleagues. We look forward to 2021 and hope the new year brings you much happiness, good health and fulfilment. 
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#MyDromoland #HappyNewYear #2021

Wishing a Happy New Year to our friends, guests and colleagues. We look forward to 2021 and hope the new year brings you much happiness, good health and fulfilment.
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At Dromoland Castle we know that your wedding is your once-in-a-lifetime moment.
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Whether your plans are for your wedding to be decadent and grand or dreamily intimate, our Intimate Wedding Package encompasses history and romance.
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Trust us with your wedding dreams, then relax knowing all your expectations will be exceeded.
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#MyDromoland #IntimateWedding #CastleWedding

At Dromoland Castle we know that your wedding is your once-in-a-lifetime moment.
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Whether your plans are for your wedding to be decadent and grand or dreamily intimate, our Intimate Wedding Package encompasses history and romance.
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Trust us with your wedding dreams, then relax knowing all your expectations will be exceeded.
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With frost on the ground, lights on the trees and love in our hearts, we send peace and happiness from our home to yours. 
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This Christmas we reflect on all we hold dear and take great pleasure in wishing you and yours a season filled with joy, peace and contentment. 
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Until we see you again, Merry Christmas from all of us at Dromoland Castle. 
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#MyDromoland #merrychristmas

With frost on the ground, lights on the trees and love in our hearts, we send peace and happiness from our home to yours.
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This Christmas we reflect on all we hold dear and take great pleasure in wishing you and yours a season filled with joy, peace and contentment.
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Until we see you again, Merry Christmas from all of us at Dromoland Castle.
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Indulge in the magic of Mrs White’s Christmas Afternoon Tea To Go from Dromoland Castle, the perfect way to celebrate the season in style. from the comfort of your own home.
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All you need to do is put on the kettle to enjoy your Dromoland Blend and this indulgent spread.
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We have extended availability throughout Christmas and New Year, follow the link in our bio to book yours today! 🤶🎁

#MyDromoland

Indulge in the magic of Mrs White’s Christmas Afternoon Tea To Go from Dromoland Castle, the perfect way to celebrate the season in style. from the comfort of your own home.
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All you need to do is put on the kettle to enjoy your Dromoland Blend and this indulgent spread.
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We have extended availability throughout Christmas and New Year, follow the link in our bio to book yours today! 🤶🎁

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This week, we have been excitedly preparing to welcome guests from across Ireland back to Dromoland Castle. 
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We caught up with two familiar faces of the Castle, brothers John and Mike O’Connor who have almost 80 years of combined service to Dromoland. 
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“My favourite time of year is Christmas. It’s the atmosphere, everyone in great spirits, the decorations, amazing food. For me, it is the time of year to experience Dromoland at its best.”
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We are thrilled to be back doing what we do best, delighting our guests, making Dromoland a home from home and sharing the delights of Dromoland at Christmas.
 
Read more about John and Mike's time at Dromoland by clicking the link in our bio!

This week, we have been excitedly preparing to welcome guests from across Ireland back to Dromoland Castle.
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We caught up with two familiar faces of the Castle, brothers John and Mike O’Connor who have almost 80 years of combined service to Dromoland.
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“My favourite time of year is Christmas. It’s the atmosphere, everyone in great spirits, the decorations, amazing food. For me, it is the time of year to experience Dromoland at its best.”
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We are thrilled to be back doing what we do best, delighting our guests, making Dromoland a home from home and sharing the delights of Dromoland at Christmas.

Read more about John and Mike's time at Dromoland by clicking the link in our bio!
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Make sure there is some Dromoland magic under your tree this year. Tomorrow, Friday 18th is the last day for guaranteed delivery of Vouchers before Christmas within Ireland. 
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Shop our selection by clicking the link in our bio! 🎁
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This Christmas, spoil someone special with a beautifully wrapped gift voucher for Ireland’s most magical address. Promising a world of indulgence, our exclusive vouchers offer pleasures like afternoon tea, a round of golf, a treatment in our spa, dinner in the Earl of Thomond restaurant or a memorable overnight stay. 
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#MyDromoland #Christmas2020

Make sure there is some Dromoland magic under your tree this year. Tomorrow, Friday 18th is the last day for guaranteed delivery of Vouchers before Christmas within Ireland.
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Shop our selection by clicking the link in our bio! 🎁
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This Christmas, spoil someone special with a beautifully wrapped gift voucher for Ireland’s most magical address. Promising a world of indulgence, our exclusive vouchers offer pleasures like afternoon tea, a round of golf, a treatment in our spa, dinner in the Earl of Thomond restaurant or a memorable overnight stay.
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#MyDromoland #Christmas2020
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It’s time to announce our sixth and final front-line winner.
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We have an enormous sense of gratitude for each and every one of you who have worked tirelessly in the face of the pandemic.
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Thankyou.
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Congratulations to Vanessa McAndrew of Galway Hospice Foundation, we can’t wait to welcome you for a two night break at Dromoland Castle.
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#MyDromoland #ThankYou #frontlineworkers

It’s time to announce our sixth and final front-line winner.
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We have an enormous sense of gratitude for each and every one of you who have worked tirelessly in the face of the pandemic.
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Thankyou.
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Congratulations to Vanessa McAndrew of Galway Hospice Foundation, we can’t wait to welcome you for a two night break at Dromoland Castle.
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There's still time to book your Mrs White's Christmas Afternoon Tea 'To Go', available for pick up from the Castle this weekend! 
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Enjoy the prettiest selection of treats: scrumptious finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and homemade jams, delicate festive pastries and the sweetest confections.
All you need to do is put on the kettle to enjoy your Dromoland Blend and this indulgent spread.
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Book now by clicking the link in our bio! 🎄🤶☕️
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#MyDromoland #Christmas2020

There's still time to book your Mrs White's Christmas Afternoon Tea 'To Go', available for pick up from the Castle this weekend!
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Enjoy the prettiest selection of treats: scrumptious finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and homemade jams, delicate festive pastries and the sweetest confections.
All you need to do is put on the kettle to enjoy your Dromoland Blend and this indulgent spread.
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Book now by clicking the link in our bio! 🎄🤶☕️
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#MyDromoland #Christmas2020
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A Dromoland Castle gift card is the perfect way to spoil a loved one this Christmas. Choose from special treats, like afternoon tea for two or dinner at The Earl of Thomond restaurant, or select a gift card with a value of your choice. For more tailored gifts, golfers will enjoy a two or four ball at Dromoland Castle or perhaps a set of golf lessons. Our spa treatments are popular gifts too, while the ultimate present is a voucher for an overnight stay. 
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Shop our range of Christmas Gift Vouchers through the link in our bio. 🎁🎄

#MyDromoland #Christmas2020 #ChampionGreen #LongingForIreland

A Dromoland Castle gift card is the perfect way to spoil a loved one this Christmas. Choose from special treats, like afternoon tea for two or dinner at The Earl of Thomond restaurant, or select a gift card with a value of your choice. For more tailored gifts, golfers will enjoy a two or four ball at Dromoland Castle or perhaps a set of golf lessons. Our spa treatments are popular gifts too, while the ultimate present is a voucher for an overnight stay.
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Shop our range of Christmas Gift Vouchers through the link in our bio. 🎁🎄

#MyDromoland #Christmas2020 #ChampionGreen #LongingForIreland
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We are delighted to announce that our doors we will be reopening to Co. Clare residents for accommodation and dining from 4th December 2020 and for all Irish residents from 18th December to 6th January 2021.

We are so looking forward to welcoming our guests back to the Castle over the festive season and we would like to assure you that we are taking all the necessary measures to ensure that all of our staff and guests will have both a very safe and meaningful visit with us for this very special festive season.

Please click the link in our bio for opening times, dates, offerings and information on how to reserve or amend any reservations. 

#MyDromoland

We are delighted to announce that our doors we will be reopening to Co. Clare residents for accommodation and dining from 4th December 2020 and for all Irish residents from 18th December to 6th January 2021.

We are so looking forward to welcoming our guests back to the Castle over the festive season and we would like to assure you that we are taking all the necessary measures to ensure that all of our staff and guests will have both a very safe and meaningful visit with us for this very special festive season.

Please click the link in our bio for opening times, dates, offerings and information on how to reserve or amend any reservations.

#MyDromoland
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This Thanksgiving, each of us at Dromoland Castle welcomes the opportunity to say thank you. Despite the difficulties 2020 has presented, we are extra grateful for the many blessings which have been drawn into sharp focus.

We give thanks for all of our dedicated staff and each and every one of our wonderful guests. You bring the magic to Dromoland Castle and we are honoured to count you as a friend.

Thank you for your unfailing support and kind wishes in 2020. From the Dromoland Castle family, may we wish you a healthy and joyful Thanksgiving with your loved ones.

#MyDromoland #Thanksgiving2020 #LongingForIreland

This Thanksgiving, each of us at Dromoland Castle welcomes the opportunity to say thank you. Despite the difficulties 2020 has presented, we are extra grateful for the many blessings which have been drawn into sharp focus.

We give thanks for all of our dedicated staff and each and every one of our wonderful guests. You bring the magic to Dromoland Castle and we are honoured to count you as a friend.

Thank you for your unfailing support and kind wishes in 2020. From the Dromoland Castle family, may we wish you a healthy and joyful Thanksgiving with your loved ones.

#MyDromoland #Thanksgiving2020 #LongingForIreland
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Why not add a touch of Dromoland to your table this Thanksgiving with a recipe for the 'Dromoland Pumpkin & Treacle Tart' courtesy of Executive Chef, David McCann? 

Dromoland Pumpkin & Treacle Tart - 8 Portions 

350g Pumpkin, Diced
450g Golden Syrup
1 Lemon, Juice & Zest
100g Fresh White Breadcrumbs
75g Ground Hazelnuts
Pinch Ground Ginger
1 Egg Yolk mixed with a drop of water to egg wash

Method: 
1.  Preheat the oven to 170’C.
2.  Roll out the short pastry on a floured surface, line a 25cm tart tin, reserve the pastry trimmings to garnish the top.
3.  Warm the golden syrup in a pot.
4.  Add the diced pumpkin, lemon zest, juice and ginger. Bring to the boil and remove from the stove immediately.
5.  Add the breadcrumbs and ground hazelnuts and mix well.
6.  Fill the lined tart tin with the pumpkin mixture. Roll out the pastry trimmings and cut into strips. Make a trellis with these strips on top of the tart. Egg wash the pastry and bake in the oven for 35 minutes.
Serve with Natural Yoghurt, Crème Fraiche, Ice Cream or Custard.

#MyDromoland #Thanksgiving2020 #LongingForIreland

Why not add a touch of Dromoland to your table this Thanksgiving with a recipe for the 'Dromoland Pumpkin & Treacle Tart' courtesy of Executive Chef, David McCann?

Dromoland Pumpkin & Treacle Tart - 8 Portions

350g Pumpkin, Diced
450g Golden Syrup
1 Lemon, Juice & Zest
100g Fresh White Breadcrumbs
75g Ground Hazelnuts
Pinch Ground Ginger
1 Egg Yolk mixed with a drop of water to egg wash

Method:
1. Preheat the oven to 170’C.
2. Roll out the short pastry on a floured surface, line a 25cm tart tin, reserve the pastry trimmings to garnish the top.
3. Warm the golden syrup in a pot.
4. Add the diced pumpkin, lemon zest, juice and ginger. Bring to the boil and remove from the stove immediately.
5. Add the breadcrumbs and ground hazelnuts and mix well.
6. Fill the lined tart tin with the pumpkin mixture. Roll out the pastry trimmings and cut into strips. Make a trellis with these strips on top of the tart. Egg wash the pastry and bake in the oven for 35 minutes.
Serve with Natural Yoghurt, Crème Fraiche, Ice Cream or Custard.

#MyDromoland #Thanksgiving2020 #LongingForIreland
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