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IMAGE Business Women of the Year Awards 2024

It is with immense pride and joy that we extend our heartfelt congratulations to two remarkable individuals who have been nominated for prestigious accolades at the IMAGE Business Women of the Year Awards 2024.   Marie Chawke, our Director of Business Development, has been recognised as a finalist for the ‘Management Professional Of The Year’…

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At Dromoland Castle, dreams really do come true.

Named the ‘Best Hotel for Sleep’ in the world by TripAdvisor’s esteemed Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Awards, our historic sanctuary nestled in County Clare has set the standard for tranquil escapes. Whether you’re seeking sweet dreams or a restorative night’s rest, our esteemed Director of Sleep, Ryan Logue, ensures that every guest’s slumber…

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The Castle Spa: Where Wellness Meets Womanhood

The Castle Spa: Where Wellness Meets Womanhood This year’s International Women’s Day we put a spotlight on three female founders who are intrinsically linked to the Castle Spa experience and its serene and tranquil offering. These brands, spearheaded by innovative women, are committed to delivering skincare solutions that prioritise both health and beauty.    …

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Mother’s Day Gifting from the Castle

Mother’s Day is a celebration of the remarkable women in our lives, and what better way to honour them than with luxurious and thoughtfully curated gifts? Dromoland Castle Hotel presents a selection of exquisite products that embody grace, sophistication, and pampering—perfect for expressing love and gratitude to the queens of our hearts.   Lady Ethel…

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Take Five with our Resident Sommeliers

Have you ever wondered about the journey to become a Sommelier? What even is a Sommelier? ….Well, a Sommelier is a trained and knowledgeable wine professional, normally working in fine dining restaurants, who specialize in all aspects of wine service as well as wine and food pairing. And it just so happens we have two…

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Take Five With Executive Head Chef, David McCann

Not only did Dromoland Castle receive the great honour of being awarded ‘Best Hotel in Ireland’ by Irish Independent ‘Reader Travel Awards’ 2024, but we were also in the Top 5 for Best Restaurant in a Hotel – our Executive Head Chef David McCann give us some insight to his creative culinary work and that…

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Dromoland Castle named ‘Ireland’s Best Hotel 2024’

Tús maith leath na hoibre… We are thrilled to kick off 2024 being named ‘Ireland’s Best Hotel’ in the Irish Independent Reader Travel Awards 2024. Members of the public have been entering their nominations for the prestigious award since 2017 . An expert judging panel, including travel writer Pól Ó Conghaile, author Roz Purcell, and Fáilte Ireland’s…

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2022 Women’s Irish Open

As we prepare to host the 2022 Women’s Irish Open this September, we go behind the scenes with Eamonn O’Donnell, Director of Golf at Dromoland Castle. “Our plan to bring the Women’s Irish Open to Dromoland Castle began 3 years ago. Eager to bring another international event to the Castle, we first spoke about the…

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The Stars Aligned at Dromoland Castle

The stars aligned for Pauline Handrick from New Ross, and Nickie Flynn, from Birmingham when both began six-month college placements at Dromoland Castle over 30 years ago. Little did they know, but the Castle was to become the backdrop for a great romance that would last a lifetime. “By autumn when the hotel quietened down…

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