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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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The Fig Tree Restaurant At Dromoland Castle

Cosy Castle Retreats

To experience a stay in Dromoland Castle during the winter months is truly a unique experience. Roaring fires, cosy nooks and corners, fantastic cuisine in a choice of eateries from fine dining in our Signature Restaurant Earl of Thomond to the relaxed but cosy vibe of the Fig Tree Restaurant

Dromoland Castle Hotel Temple Of Mercury

Thanksgiving at the Castle

It could be a great excuse to take a vacation to the West Coast of Ireland with your family, or the perfect way to sneak in a romantic getaway with your significant other before a busy holiday season begins.

Autumn At The Castle Dromoland Exterior

Fall Into Dromoland

Autumn at Dromoland Castle can only mean one thing – turn up the cosy factor. The perfect retreat on a windswept day, we want to spoil you with log fires, dreamy bedrooms, lazy afternoons and menus bursting with autumnal treats.

Dromoland Castle Exterior Shot

Luxury Stays & Summer Days

A stay in Dromoland Castle in the summertime is truly a magical experience. The warm sun casts a golden glow over the ancient castle walls, creating a picturesque setting straight out of a fairytale.

Dromoland Castle Hotel Chef McCann Earl Of Thomond Restaurant

Discover Dromoland

The “Discover Dromoland” package offers a luxurious stay in one of Ireland’s most esteemed Castle hotels. This package includes an Exquisite 3 Course Dinner at the renowned Earl of Thomond Restaurant, known for its regal ambiance and exceptional cuisine.

Dromoland Castle Hotel Walled Garden

April Awakening

Awaken your senses this April at Dromoland Castle for twenty four hours of pure bliss. Enjoy an overnight stay with 3 Course Dinner at the Fig Tree Restaurant. Enjoy a Pre-Dinner Woodland walk and take in the sights and sounds of Dromoland estate.

Dromoland Clothes Shoot 
Pic. Brian Arthur

Linger for Longer

Book a luxurious two-night break and let us treat you to a complimentary third night! We’ll spoil you with little extras while you enjoy all the pleasures of our 500-acre estate.

Dromoland Castle Hotel Christmas

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 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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"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. "

04spa Treatment Room
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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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#MyDromoland

As we head into longer evenings, the chance of an outing on the course has raised! 

The latest Spring Summer range has just landed in @dromolandgolf with a fabulous range of colour ways for all tastes!

The start of days for a friendly round with friends followed by a hearty meal in our Golf Club Restaurant The Fig Tree for an ambient finish off to the day 🌱🌳

#GolfIreland🍀 #DromolandGolf #ThePreferredLife

As we head into longer evenings, the chance of an outing on the course has raised!

The latest Spring Summer range has just landed in @dromolandgolf with a fabulous range of colour ways for all tastes!

The start of days for a friendly round with friends followed by a hearty meal in our Golf Club Restaurant The Fig Tree for an ambient finish off to the day 🌱🌳

#GolfIreland🍀 #DromolandGolf #ThePreferredLife
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Step back in time and enjoy a horse and carriage ride through the enchanting grounds of Dromoland Castle. A journey fit for royalty amidst timeless beauty.

📷 : @annagphotography_ 

#MyDromoland #TravelGently #ThePreferredLife

Step back in time and enjoy a horse and carriage ride through the enchanting grounds of Dromoland Castle. A journey fit for royalty amidst timeless beauty.

📷 : @annagphotography_

#MyDromoland #TravelGently #ThePreferredLife
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Embracing the beauty of Spring in the Queen Anne Courtyard. 🌸🌺🌼

#MyDromoland #IrishCastle #ThePreferredLife

Embracing the beauty of Spring in the Queen Anne Courtyard. 🌸🌺🌼

#MyDromoland #IrishCastle #ThePreferredLife
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" The secret Dear Alice is to surround yourself with people who make your heart smile.  It is then, only then.....that you will find Wonderland " ❤️

A magical Easter Sunday at Dromoland Castle Estate, a day where memories were made.

#EasterAtDromoland #MyDromoland #ThePreferredLife #BeyondGreen #CastlesofInstagram #DiscoverIreland #experientialtravel

" The secret Dear Alice is to surround yourself with people who make your heart smile. It is then, only then.....that you will find Wonderland " ❤️

A magical Easter Sunday at Dromoland Castle Estate, a day where memories were made.

#EasterAtDromoland #MyDromoland #ThePreferredLife #BeyondGreen #CastlesofInstagram #DiscoverIreland #experientialtravel
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Another egg-celent Easter Display created by the masterful hands of Head Pastry Chef, Chandima. 
Sweet treats await this Easter weekend at Dromoland Castle! 

#MyDromoland #Easter #AliceInWonderland

Another egg-celent Easter Display created by the masterful hands of Head Pastry Chef, Chandima.
Sweet treats await this Easter weekend at Dromoland Castle!

#MyDromoland #Easter #AliceInWonderland
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Fly high and feel the magic on a Hawk Walk with @dromoland_falconry. 

#MyDromoland #DromolandFalconry #VisitClare #StayBeyondGreen #ThePreferredLife

Fly high and feel the magic on a Hawk Walk with @dromoland_falconry.

#MyDromoland #DromolandFalconry #VisitClare #StayBeyondGreen #ThePreferredLife
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Finding the moments of quiet are plentiful here at Dromoland Castle.

Discover your Dromoland.

Link in our Bio to your next luxury retreat.

#reset #luxurybreaks #luxuryretreats #luxurytravel
#MyDromoland  #ThePreferredLife #BeyondGreen

Finding the moments of quiet are plentiful here at Dromoland Castle.

Discover your Dromoland.

Link in our Bio to your next luxury retreat.

#reset #luxurybreaks #luxuryretreats #luxurytravel
#MyDromoland #ThePreferredLife #BeyondGreen
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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' award. Marie's
unwavering dedication, strategic vision, and exceptional leadership in driving
brand Dromoland Castle internationally is second to none. Her passion for
excellence and commitment to exceeding expectations truly set her apart as an exemplary professional.
 
Fiona O’Shea-Stack, our dedicated Health, Safety, and Sustainability Officer, has
been nominated as a finalist for the 'Sustainability Champion Of The Year'
award. Fiona's unwavering energy, innovative initiatives, and profound
commitment to environmental stewardship have played a pivotal role in advancing our sustainability goals at Dromoland Castle. Her passion for preserving our planet and promoting eco-friendly practices embodies the spirit of sustainability in every aspect of our operations
 
As we continue to strive for excellence and sustainability in all that we do, we are grateful to have such exceptional individuals leading the way and inspiring us all to reach greater heights.
 
#MyDromoland #BWOTY24 #BeyondGreen #ThePreferredLife

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` award. Marie`s
unwavering dedication, strategic vision, and exceptional leadership in driving
brand Dromoland Castle internationally is second to none. Her passion for
excellence and commitment to exceeding expectations truly set her apart as an exemplary professional.

Fiona O’Shea-Stack, our dedicated Health, Safety, and Sustainability Officer, has
been nominated as a finalist for the `Sustainability Champion Of The Year`
award. Fiona`s unwavering energy, innovative initiatives, and profound
commitment to environmental stewardship have played a pivotal role in advancing our sustainability goals at Dromoland Castle. Her passion for preserving our planet and promoting eco-friendly practices embodies the spirit of sustainability in every aspect of our operations

As we continue to strive for excellence and sustainability in all that we do, we are grateful to have such exceptional individuals leading the way and inspiring us all to reach greater heights.

#MyDromoland #BWOTY24 #BeyondGreen #ThePreferredLife
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This St Patricks Day – 'We are Dromoland' – and that “we” is our people, our heritage and of course you, our fantastic friends and patrons of Dromoland Castle here on the West Coast of Ireland.
 
We look forward to welcoming you back to County Clare and making magical new memories in our unique Irish Castle Adventure.
 
Lá Fhéile Pádraig sona duit – Wishing you and yours a wonderful St Patrick’s Day.

#MyDromoland #StPatricksDay #ThePreferredLife

This St Patricks Day – `We are Dromoland` – and that “we” is our people, our heritage and of course you, our fantastic friends and patrons of Dromoland Castle here on the West Coast of Ireland.

We look forward to welcoming you back to County Clare and making magical new memories in our unique Irish Castle Adventure.

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

#MyDromoland #StPatricksDay #ThePreferredLife
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As St. Patrick's Day approaches, a mysterious green cocktail emerged from the depths of an enchanted forest. 
Dubbed "The Riddler," this tantalizing elixir promised a taste adventure like no other.

With an emerald twist, The Riddler concealed its secrets in every sip. Its hue, reminiscent of lush shamrocks, hinted at the magic within.

Legend has it that The Riddler was the creation of a mischievous leprechaun who sought to challenge the taste buds of all who dared to partake. With each sip, transported to a realm where passion fruit danced with hints of citrus and a whisper of sweetness.

But beware, for behind The Riddler's playful facade lay a puzzle waiting to be solved. Only those with a keen sense of adventure could unlock its full potential and uncover the secrets hidden within.

So this St. Patrick's Day, dare to venture into the realm of The Riddler. Embrace the mystery, savour the flavours, and let the magic of this enchanting cocktail transport you to a world where every sip is a riddle waiting to be unraveled. Cheers to the adventure that awaits!

Created by the talented Henrique in our Coctail Bar! 

#stpatricksday #Stpatrick #creativemixology #cocktailsurprise #Ireland #theriddler #discoverdromoland #thepreferredlife #destinationdromoland

As St. Patrick`s Day approaches, a mysterious green cocktail emerged from the depths of an enchanted forest.
Dubbed "The Riddler," this tantalizing elixir promised a taste adventure like no other.

With an emerald twist, The Riddler concealed its secrets in every sip. Its hue, reminiscent of lush shamrocks, hinted at the magic within.

Legend has it that The Riddler was the creation of a mischievous leprechaun who sought to challenge the taste buds of all who dared to partake. With each sip, transported to a realm where passion fruit danced with hints of citrus and a whisper of sweetness.

But beware, for behind The Riddler`s playful facade lay a puzzle waiting to be solved. Only those with a keen sense of adventure could unlock its full potential and uncover the secrets hidden within.

So this St. Patrick`s Day, dare to venture into the realm of The Riddler. Embrace the mystery, savour the flavours, and let the magic of this enchanting cocktail transport you to a world where every sip is a riddle waiting to be unraveled. Cheers to the adventure that awaits!

Created by the talented Henrique in our Coctail Bar!

#stpatricksday #Stpatrick #creativemixology #cocktailsurprise #Ireland #theriddler #discoverdromoland #thepreferredlife #destinationdromoland
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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 is nothing short of perfection.

This World Sleep Day, here are some top tips from Ryan himself to guarantee you the most peaceful night imaginable. 
Read our full blog post by clicking the link in our bio. 
#MyDromoland #WorldSleepDay #ThePreferredLife

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 is nothing short of perfection.

This World Sleep Day, here are some top tips from Ryan himself to guarantee you the most peaceful night imaginable.
Read our full blog post by clicking the link in our bio.
#MyDromoland #WorldSleepDay #ThePreferredLife
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Happy Mother's Day!  Today, we celebrate the incredible women who fill our lives with love, wisdom, and endless support. 

Here at Dromoland Castle Hotel, we raise a toast to you! May your day be filled with joy, relaxation, and cherished moments with your loved ones. 

📷 : @themrsgibby 

#MyDromoland #MothersDay #ThePreferredLife

Happy Mother`s Day! Today, we celebrate the incredible women who fill our lives with love, wisdom, and endless support.

Here at Dromoland Castle Hotel, we raise a toast to you! May your day be filled with joy, relaxation, and cherished moments with your loved ones.

📷 : @themrsgibby

#MyDromoland #MothersDay #ThePreferredLife
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Our stunning sister property @the_inn_at_dromoland  looking fabulous in the newly refurbished Ballyhannon Suite tonight for a compelling @visitclare event with some great guest speakers along with a very insightful key note address from @poloconghaile !

Congrats to Deirdre and Nicola from Visit Clare on a great event and to the great team at The Inn at Dromoland for the fantastic service and welcome!

#visitclare #claretourism #tourismevents #dromolandestate #mydromoland #sustainabletourism

Our stunning sister property @the_inn_at_dromoland looking fabulous in the newly refurbished Ballyhannon Suite tonight for a compelling @visitclare event with some great guest speakers along with a very insightful key note address from @poloconghaile !

Congrats to Deirdre and Nicola from Visit Clare on a great event and to the great team at The Inn at Dromoland for the fantastic service and welcome!

#visitclare #claretourism #tourismevents #dromolandestate #mydromoland #sustainabletourism
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