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

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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.

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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 Portions350g 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 washMethod:
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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Looking to gift a special someone to a taste of luxury this Christmas? Let them enjoy a five-star experience from the comfort of their own home with Dromoland Castle’s range of Christmas gifts available from the Dromoland Castle Online Shop.From the Dromoland Castle Box, packed full of luxurious favourites from the Dromoland Estate to the Dromoland Castle Signature Candles, crafted using the most exquisite and luxurious aromatics in the world including oud, rose oil, and precious sandalwood and not forgetting the Tarot Card
Collection, 22 of the most exceptional cocktails delivered in a box of Tarot Cards with hand paintings depicting scenes from all over the Castle and Estate, the Dromoland Castle Online Shop has a little
bit of luxury for everyone this Christmas.Click the link in our bio to shop! 🎁#MyDromoland #ShopIrish #LongingForIreland #ChampionGreen

Looking to gift a special someone to a taste of luxury this Christmas? Let them enjoy a five-star experience from the comfort of their own home with Dromoland Castle’s range of Christmas gifts available from the Dromoland Castle Online Shop.

From the Dromoland Castle Box, packed full of luxurious favourites from the Dromoland Estate to the Dromoland Castle Signature Candles, crafted using the most exquisite and luxurious aromatics in the world including oud, rose oil, and precious sandalwood and not forgetting the Tarot Card
Collection, 22 of the most exceptional cocktails delivered in a box of Tarot Cards with hand paintings depicting scenes from all over the Castle and Estate, the Dromoland Castle Online Shop has a little
bit of luxury for everyone this Christmas.

Click the link in our bio to shop! 🎁

#MyDromoland #ShopIrish #LongingForIreland #ChampionGreen
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It’s time to announce our fifth 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  David Mulcahy of Tallaght University Hospital, we can’t wait to welcome you for a two night break at Dromoland Castle.There is only one more month to enter for our December draw, enter by clicking the link in our bio!This exclusive competition is open to front-line workers only.⠀⠀#MyDromoland

It’s time to announce our fifth 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 David Mulcahy of Tallaght University Hospital, we can’t wait to welcome you for a two night break at Dromoland Castle.

There is only one more month to enter for our December draw, enter by clicking the link in our bio!

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

#MyDromoland
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We’re delighted to announce that you can enjoy a special taste of Dromoland Castle at home. This year we celebrate the launch our first ever online Christmas Shop, filled with all of our signature treats to gift or simply spoil yourself with!To shop, visit the link in our bio! 🎁#MyDromoland #ChampionGreen #ShopIrish

We’re delighted to announce that you can enjoy a special taste of Dromoland Castle at home. This year we celebrate the launch our first ever online Christmas Shop, filled with all of our signature treats to gift or simply spoil yourself with!

To shop, visit the link in our bio! 🎁

#MyDromoland #ChampionGreen #ShopIrish
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Did you know that Pumpkin Carving is rooted from Irish Celtic traditions?Turnips would be carved to help ward off evil spirits on All Hallows Eve.Irish Immigrants in America discovered that Pumpkins were a much better substitute and that's why people still carve pumpkins today.Wishing you a Happy Halloween from all of the team at Dromoland Castle Hotel. 🎃#MyDromoland #HappyHalloween

Did you know that Pumpkin Carving is rooted from Irish Celtic traditions?

Turnips would be carved to help ward off evil spirits on All Hallows Eve.

Irish Immigrants in America discovered that Pumpkins were a much better substitute and that's why people still carve pumpkins today.

Wishing you a Happy Halloween from all of the team at Dromoland Castle Hotel. 🎃

#MyDromoland #HappyHalloween
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A gift voucher for Dromoland Castle is the gift of luxury, of escapism, of relaxation. 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. One of the world's most celebrated resorts, a Dromoland Castle gift voucher shows someone that they mean the world to you this Christmas.Click the link in our bio to view our selection of Gift Vouchers.#MyDromoland #Christmas2020

A gift voucher for Dromoland Castle is the gift of luxury, of escapism, of relaxation. 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. One of the world's most celebrated resorts, a Dromoland Castle gift voucher shows someone that they mean the world to you this Christmas.

Click the link in our bio to view our selection of Gift Vouchers.

#MyDromoland #Christmas2020
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Today we are celebrating #InternationalGinAndTonicDay by sharing how to create 'The Magician' from our Tarot Series Cocktail Menu at home!Ingredients
1 Sherry Glass
Sharish Blue Gin
1.5 cl Noilly Prat
1.5 cl Elderflower cordial
5 dashes Rhubarb Bitters
½ Lemon
1 Bottle Fever Tree TonicGarnish:
2 Lavender, 1 Dried LemonMethod:
Rinse the whiskey glass with the cordial, then pour in the shaker. Pour the gin in a sherry glass. Put the sherry glass upside down in an old fashioned glass.
Method:
Shake the Noilly Prat, Cordial, Bitters and lemon juice and pour around the sherry glass. Top up with the fever tree tonic. When at the table lift the sherry glass to release the gin and make it change colour.Sláinte! 🥂#MyDromoland #CelebratedExperiences #DromolandCastle #GinAndTonicDay

Today we are celebrating #InternationalGinAndTonicDay by sharing how to create 'The Magician' from our Tarot Series Cocktail Menu at home!

Ingredients
1 Sherry Glass
Sharish Blue Gin
1.5 cl Noilly Prat
1.5 cl Elderflower cordial
5 dashes Rhubarb Bitters
½ Lemon
1 Bottle Fever Tree Tonic

Garnish:
2 Lavender, 1 Dried Lemon

Method:
Rinse the whiskey glass with the cordial, then pour in the shaker. Pour the gin in a sherry glass. Put the sherry glass upside down in an old fashioned glass.

Method:
Shake the Noilly Prat, Cordial, Bitters and lemon juice and pour around the sherry glass. Top up with the fever tree tonic. When at the table lift the sherry glass to release the gin and make it change colour.

Sláinte! 🥂

#MyDromoland #CelebratedExperiences #DromolandCastle #GinAndTonicDay
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From the Dromoland Castle family, today we are wishing our Canadian friends a relaxing and joyful Thanksgiving.Until we meet again, stay safe and take care of one another.#Thanksgiving #MyDromoland

From the Dromoland Castle family, today we are wishing our Canadian friends a relaxing and joyful Thanksgiving.

Until we meet again, stay safe and take care of one another.

#Thanksgiving #MyDromoland
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It’s time to announce our fourth 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 Eimear Forde of University Hospital Galway, 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 clicking the link in our bio!This exclusive competition is open to front-line workers only.⠀⠀#MyDromoland

It’s time to announce our fourth 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 Eimear Forde of University Hospital Galway, 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 clicking the link in our bio!

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

#MyDromoland
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Did you know that four Irish Hotels listed in the Top Ten hotels for all of Europe?We are honoured to announce that Dromoland Castle has ranked within the top 10 resorts in Europe in the Condé  Nast Readers' Choice Awards 2020.We're so thankful to our guests who have celebrated us with their vote.From all of the team at Dromoland Castle, thank you!View the full list by clicking the link in our bio.#MyDromoland #CondeNastTraveller #ReadersChoice #ThankYou

Did you know that four Irish Hotels listed in the Top Ten hotels for all of Europe?

We are honoured to announce that Dromoland Castle has ranked within the top 10 resorts in Europe in the Condé Nast Readers' Choice Awards 2020.

We're so thankful to our guests who have celebrated us with their vote.

From all of the team at Dromoland Castle, thank you!

View the full list by clicking the link in our bio.

#MyDromoland #CondeNastTraveller #ReadersChoice #ThankYou
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This evening at Dromoland Castle, we are standing in solidarity with the Tourism Industry across Ireland by taking part in tonight's greening initiative.Our thoughts are very much with our colleagues across the country at this most difficult time. 💚#MakingTourismHappen #MakingConferencesHappen #MakingIncentivesHappen #MakingEventsHappen
#MakingGolfHappen #MakingAdventureHappen
‌#TourismJobsCount #DromolandCastle  #MyDromoland
#PreferredHotels #ThePreferredLife

This evening at Dromoland Castle, we are standing in solidarity with the Tourism Industry across Ireland by taking part in tonight's greening initiative.

Our thoughts are very much with our colleagues across the country at this most difficult time. 💚

#MakingTourismHappen #MakingConferencesHappen #MakingIncentivesHappen #MakingEventsHappen
#MakingGolfHappen #MakingAdventureHappen
‌#TourismJobsCount #DromolandCastle #MyDromoland
#PreferredHotels #ThePreferredLife
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Dromoland Estate is blossoming with vibrant autumn colours.Come and join us at this colourful time, when the leaves turn golden, and the Castle’s estate begs to be explored. Layer up, slow down and enjoy bracing walks, restorative spa treatments or a challenging round of golf, before curling up by the fire with a good book, afternoon tea or a glass of fine wine.📸 : @rick_grime5#MyDromoland #Staycations

Dromoland Estate is blossoming with vibrant autumn colours.

Come and join us at this colourful time, when the leaves turn golden, and the Castle’s estate begs to be explored. Layer up, slow down and enjoy bracing walks, restorative spa treatments or a challenging round of golf, before curling up by the fire with a good book, afternoon tea or a glass of fine wine.

📸 : @rick_grime5

#MyDromoland #Staycations
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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.The special Time with Mum package includes
- Two nights’ accommodation
- Full Irish breakfast each morning
- Enjoy the Ultimate Wellbeing Spa Treatment (Duration 75mins) per person
- Choose three x 25-minute treatments:
Back, neck & shoulder massage; ELEMIS express facial; Head & scalp
massage; Brown sugar full body exfoliation followed by a tropical
coconut melt application; Refreshing foot & leg treatment;
- Complimentary use of the Relaxation Suite
- Table d'hote Dinner in The Earl of Thomond Restaurant on an evening of your choiceSpecial Offer
Book this package before 1st October, and receive a complimentary bottle of prosecco in your room for arrival.To learn more, click on the link in our bio!#MyDromoland #FamilyTime

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.

The special Time with Mum package includes
- Two nights’ accommodation
- Full Irish breakfast each morning
- Enjoy the Ultimate Wellbeing Spa Treatment (Duration 75mins) per person
- Choose three x 25-minute treatments:
Back, neck & shoulder massage; ELEMIS express facial; Head & scalp
massage; Brown sugar full body exfoliation followed by a tropical
coconut melt application; Refreshing foot & leg treatment;
- Complimentary use of the Relaxation Suite
- Table d'hote Dinner in The Earl of Thomond Restaurant on an evening of your choice

Special Offer
Book this package before 1st October, and receive a complimentary bottle of prosecco in your room for arrival.

To learn more, click on the link in our bio!

#MyDromoland #FamilyTime
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