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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
  • Reunite & Reconnect
  • Seasonal
  • spa
  • special occasions
Halloween Bonfire

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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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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Thanksgiving 2021

Thanksgiving means many things to different people but for most, the holiday of Thanksgiving is synonymous with a enjoying a special meal with friends and family. We are delighted to offer a special two-day Thanksgiving Package at Dromoland Castle.

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Apartment Living

Dromoland Castle offers Apartment living with Five star Experience. At Dromoland you can expect flawless service, luxury accommodation and a comfortable atmosphere that makes you feel right at home.

Spa Treatment Room

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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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.

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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Girlie Getaway

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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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.

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4 Nights For 3

Stay 3 nights and get the 4th night free. Make Dromoland your home from home this summer and enjoy all the pleasure of the Castle and its 450 acre estate with wonderful estate activities.

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New Year At The Castle

Shake off 2021 and welcome the dawn of 2022 Dromoland Castle is the perfect choice for a New Year celebration of luxury and elegance.

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Mini Moon

Why not celebrate your mini-moon at Ireland’s most magical address, at Dromoland Castle we know a thing or two about special occasions.

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Reunite

Now is the time to plan a Family Summer Getaway, Enjoy a discount of 15% off our Best available rates when booking 3 rooms or more.

Foraging

Reconnect With Nature

Enjoy a culinary exploration of Ireland’s edible landscape through foraging walks. Walks are individually tailored by County Clare horticulture tutor and guide, whose bountiful local knowledge inevitably leads you to adventures down lesser known old Irish laneways and deserted beaches. Within visually stunning, secret panoramas of wide open skies, rolling green fields and blue waters,…

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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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"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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Many of you will have had the pleasure of meeting Marie Chawke, our Director of Business Development and a key member of Dromoland Castle since 2017.Energetic, hard working and much-loved, on August 26th 2020 Marie was diagnosed with Stage Three hormone cancer. Determined to weather the storm with her upbeat attitude, she began a course of fortnightly chemotherapy that ran from September through to December 17th. “Keeping a good positive frame of mind was key,” Marie explains. “I always felt and told myself that I was going to get better and had my wonderful team of doctors telling me I was going to get better.” Marie acknowledges that she was also surrounded by an incredible support network of family, friends and colleagues.This Friday, Marie reaches an important milestone as she completes her final radiotherapy session. The whole Dromoland Castle family is so proud of our fearless friend and colleague, as expressed by our General Manager, Mark Nolan. “Marie, you have dealt with your illness with grace, poise and that great determination and zest for life that you show at every opportunity. We are fortunate to have you as one of our most valued members of the team and are very grateful for all you do for us. As you round the last hurdle, we will celebrate together as we all get back to doing what we do best. Keep well and thank you.”Click the link in our bio to read Marie’s full story! 💕

Many of you will have had the pleasure of meeting Marie Chawke, our Director of Business Development and a key member of Dromoland Castle since 2017.

Energetic, hard working and much-loved, on August 26th 2020 Marie was diagnosed with Stage Three hormone cancer. Determined to weather the storm with her upbeat attitude, she began a course of fortnightly chemotherapy that ran from September through to December 17th. “Keeping a good positive frame of mind was key,” Marie explains. “I always felt and told myself that I was going to get better and had my wonderful team of doctors telling me I was going to get better.” Marie acknowledges that she was also surrounded by an incredible support network of family, friends and colleagues.

This Friday, Marie reaches an important milestone as she completes her final radiotherapy session. The whole Dromoland Castle family is so proud of our fearless friend and colleague, as expressed by our General Manager, Mark Nolan. “Marie, you have dealt with your illness with grace, poise and that great determination and zest for life that you show at every opportunity. We are fortunate to have you as one of our most valued members of the team and are very grateful for all you do for us. As you round the last hurdle, we will celebrate together as we all get back to doing what we do best. Keep well and thank you.”

Click the link in our bio to read Marie’s full story! 💕
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Dromoland Castle is the perfect spot for a memorable family holiday. You can indulge in the best of country pursuits such as falconry and archery, while enjoying the finest of Irish hospitality. From laid back strolls and gentle cycling to horse trekking, tennis and 18 challenging holes of golf, you won’t need to leave our grounds to have fun.📷 : @themrsgibby#MyDromoland #CountyClare #FamilyTravel #WhenWeTravelAgain #LoveIreland #KeepDiscovering

Dromoland Castle is the perfect spot for a memorable family holiday. You can indulge in the best of country pursuits such as falconry and archery, while enjoying the finest of Irish hospitality. From laid back strolls and gentle cycling to horse trekking, tennis and 18 challenging holes of golf, you won’t need to leave our grounds to have fun.

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#MyDromoland #CountyClare #FamilyTravel #WhenWeTravelAgain #LoveIreland #KeepDiscovering
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"The greatest adventure is what lies ahead."#MyDromoland #CelebratedMoments #CountyClare #BelieveInTravel #DiscoverIreland #KeepDiscovering #ThePreferredLife📷 : @emersun

"The greatest adventure is what lies ahead."

#MyDromoland #CelebratedMoments #CountyClare #BelieveInTravel #DiscoverIreland #KeepDiscovering #ThePreferredLife

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‘Sometimes we need to disconnect in order to reconnect with what matters.’Our 450-acres of happiness are yours, ready to discover.#MyDromoland #LoveIreland #WhenWeTravelAgain #CountyClare #KeepDiscovering #BelieveInTravel #Ireland #InstaIreland #ThePreferredLife #VirtuosoTravel

‘Sometimes we need to disconnect in order to reconnect with what matters.’

Our 450-acres of happiness are yours, ready to discover.

#MyDromoland #LoveIreland #WhenWeTravelAgain #CountyClare #KeepDiscovering #BelieveInTravel #Ireland #InstaIreland #ThePreferredLife #VirtuosoTravel
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To celebrate the launch of our Easter Afternoon Tea To-Go, we are giving you the chance to win an afternoon tea for two for pick up from Dromoland Castle on Sunday, 4th April between 12pm and 4pm.Including the sweetest confections, scrumptious finger sandwiches, warm scones with clotted cream and homemade jams. This is a feast fit for royalty.To enter our competition, all you have to do is like this post and share to your story tagging us, share with someone in the comments who you would like to share your afternoon tea with for an extra entry!The winner will be announced on Monday, 29th March at 5pm.Click the link in our bio to order yours today!
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(This competition is now closed.)
To celebrate the launch of our Easter Afternoon Tea To-Go, we are giving you the chance to win an afternoon tea for two for pick up from Dromoland Castle on Sunday, 4th April between 12pm and 4pm.

Including the sweetest confections, scrumptious finger sandwiches, warm scones with clotted cream and homemade jams. This is a feast fit for royalty.

To enter our competition, all you have to do is like this post and share to your story tagging us, share with someone in the comments who you would like to share your afternoon tea with for an extra entry!

The winner will be announced on Monday, 29th March at 5pm.

Click the link in our bio to order yours today!
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Brighter mornings, longer evenings, flowers and leaves peeping through; spring has arrived at Dromoland Castle and with it the promise of fresh starts and new beginnings.#MyDromoland #CountyClare #LoveIreland #WalledGardens #KeepDiscovering #IrelandDaily

Brighter mornings, longer evenings, flowers and leaves peeping through; spring has arrived at Dromoland Castle and with it the promise of fresh starts and new beginnings.

#MyDromoland #CountyClare #LoveIreland #WalledGardens #KeepDiscovering #IrelandDaily
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Three generations! ✨Moments to treasure, captured at Dromoland Castle!📷 : @perryvaile#MyDromoland #IrishWedding #DestinationWedding #IrishCastle #WeddingPlanning #IrishWeddingVenue

Three generations! ✨

Moments to treasure, captured at Dromoland Castle!

📷 : @perryvaile

#MyDromoland #IrishWedding #DestinationWedding #IrishCastle #WeddingPlanning #IrishWeddingVenue
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Did you know that today marks #NationalProposalDay? 💍
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The romantics at Dromoland Castle have tailored your dream proposal from beginning to end at Ireland's most magical address. Upon an afternoon arrival, you will be greeted by Dave, from the Dromoland School of Falconry and explore the estate on a Hawk Walk,  arriving at the Lilypond for the highly anticipated surprise proposal. A clever Hawk will deliver the ring, a truly unforgettable experience. A photographer will also be on hand to capture your special moment! 📷
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The romantics at Dromoland Castle have tailored your dream proposal from beginning to end at Ireland's most magical address. Upon an afternoon arrival, you will be greeted by Dave, from the Dromoland School of Falconry and explore the estate on a Hawk Walk, arriving at the Lilypond for the highly anticipated surprise proposal. A clever Hawk will deliver the ring, a truly unforgettable experience. A photographer will also be on hand to capture your special moment! 📷
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#MyDromoland #Proposal #Engagement #LoveIreland #IrishCastle #CastleHotel #ProposalPlanner
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"May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow, and may trouble avoid you, wherever you go." ☘️💚Lá Fhéile Pádraig sona duit – Wishing you and yours a wonderful St Patrick’s Day.#MyDromoland #HappyStPatricksDay #GlobalGreening #StPatricksDay2021  #IrelandOnParade #LoveIreland

"May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow, and may trouble avoid you, wherever you go." ☘️💚

Lá Fhéile Pádraig sona duit – Wishing you and yours a wonderful St Patrick’s Day.

#MyDromoland #HappyStPatricksDay #GlobalGreening #StPatricksDay2021 #IrelandOnParade #LoveIreland
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This March 17th, Dromoland Castle is celebrating our rich Irish heritage, as we send out greetings across the world.
From our family to yours, we send the warmest of Irish wishes, for a joyful and fun St Patrick’s Day celebration.We look forward to welcoming you back to county Clare one day, and making magical new Irish memories.Lá Fhéile Pádraig sona duit – Wishing you and yours a wonderful St Patrick’s Day.#MyDromoland #HappyStPatricksDay #IrelandOnParade #GlobalGreening #StPatricksDay2021 #StPatricksDayAtHome #FillYourHeartWithIreland #LoveIreland

This March 17th, Dromoland Castle is celebrating our rich Irish heritage, as we send out greetings across the world.
From our family to yours, we send the warmest of Irish wishes, for a joyful and fun St Patrick’s Day celebration.

We look forward to welcoming you back to county Clare one day, and making magical new Irish memories.

Lá Fhéile Pádraig sona duit – Wishing you and yours a wonderful St Patrick’s Day.

#MyDromoland #HappyStPatricksDay #IrelandOnParade #GlobalGreening #StPatricksDay2021 #StPatricksDayAtHome #FillYourHeartWithIreland #LoveIreland
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Looking to catch-up with your very best friend? Time for some me time with mum? Spoil her with 48-hours of quality time at Ireland’s most magical address. Treat her to the Dromoland Castle wellbeing package, truly pampering her. From luxurious spa treatments to a fabulous dinner in The Earl of Thomond restaurant and hours to enjoy the beauty and serenity of our 450-acre estate, the 'Time with Mum' package will have your mum feeling like the one-in-a-million she already is to you.
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Looking to catch-up with your very best friend? Time for some me time with mum? Spoil her with 48-hours of quality time at Ireland’s most magical address. Treat her to the Dromoland Castle wellbeing package, truly pampering her. From luxurious spa treatments to a fabulous dinner in The Earl of Thomond restaurant and hours to enjoy the beauty and serenity of our 450-acre estate, the 'Time with Mum' package will have your mum feeling like the one-in-a-million she already is to you.
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A Dromoland Castle gift card is the perfect way to spoil mum this Mother's s Day. For something to look forward to this Summer, 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. Our spa treatments are popular gifts too, while the ultimate present is a voucher for an overnight stay.
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#MyDromoland #MothersDay #Gifting

A Dromoland Castle gift card is the perfect way to spoil mum this Mother's s Day. For something to look forward to this Summer, 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. Our spa treatments are popular gifts too, while the ultimate present is a voucher for an overnight stay.
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