From green kettles to mustard lamps to Jolley art, we’ve got your style options covered, writes.
Sat, 09 Feb, 2019
A five star hotel in Kerry has been named the best in Ireland.
Wed, 24 Jan, 2018
Killarney Park Hotel finished first in the luxury hotel category, while Pax Guest House in Dingle topped Ireland’s B&B list, as well as placing 15th in Europe.
Wed, 25 Jan, 2017
The flagship hotel in the Gerry Barrett-led Edward Holdings group more than doubled its profits to €582,792 in 2015.
Tue, 22 Nov, 2016
This has been “an exceptional year” for the five-star Ashford Castle hotel, with earnings and revenues likely to increase significantly from 2015.
Fri, 04 Nov, 2016
James Hicks cabinets and a 1969 portrait by Maurice Desmond are among the lots, writes
Sat, 17 Sep, 2016
Sat, 20 Feb, 2016
It has finally been announced and a select few hotels are celebrating in style after being named in Tripadvisors Top 25 Travellers’ Choice hotels in Ireland for 2016.
Fri, 22 Jan, 2016
Fri, 22 Jan, 2016
Salaries of over €1m paid to 200 temporarily laid-off staff at the five-star Ashford Castle hotel, while the business was shut down for three months last year, contributed to the hotel incurring losses of €4m in 2014.
Sat, 12 Dec, 2015
The otherworldly magic of Ashford Castle in Co Mayo has seemingly spellbound its guests as the five-star resort continues its fairytale award-winning streak.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015
It’s the little things about Ashford Castle that makes a stay there so enjoyable, writes Conall Ó Fátharta.
Sat, 23 May, 2015
and his six-year-old son hit the British capital to see the sights and found there was a lot more for a child to experience than dinosaurs, Big Ben and a big wheel
Sat, 11 Apr, 2015
A firm that is part of Galway businessman Gerry Barrett’s Edwards Holdings group recorded profits of €49.29m in 2013.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2015
The firm operating the five-star Ashford Castle hotel resort recorded pre-tax profits of €724,983 in its first year of operation.
Tue, 17 Feb, 2015
A Waterford-born businessman who has lived in Australia for the last 30 years has emerged as the successful buyer of Waterford Castle, paying over €6m for the luxury hotel, set on an island on the River Suir just below the city.
Fri, 30 Jan, 2015
From cosy comfy country hotels to über-cool cities and snowdust covered cottages Tony Clayton-Lea has got every yuletide base covered
Sat, 06 Dec, 2014
IRELAND’S signature castle hotels have been changing hands with aplomb this year – think Ashford Castle, and now Adare Manor on the hook for c €40m, while this week the illustrious roll-call is joined by the more modestly priced Waterford Castle.
Thu, 13 Nov, 2014
Irish hotel resorts have taken the top two places and feature in nine of Europe’s 20 best in the latest survey by Condé Nast Traveler magazine.
Wed, 22 Oct, 2014
The receivership of the five-star Ashford Castle hotel and resort has proved a boon to professionals with over €785,000 paid out in fees over an 18-month period.
Thu, 13 Mar, 2014
According to the latest Savills Ireland report the upturn in Irish hotel sales that started in 2012 is continuing this year due to improvement in occupancy and average room rate (ARR).
Wed, 21 Aug, 2013
The five-star Ashford Castle hotel in Co Mayo had a €2.34m excess of income over expenditure in its first year in receivership.
Mon, 22 Apr, 2013
A PRIME sited and profitable Dublin city hotel developed by city bar and hotel owners the Dwyer brothers is up for sale, expected to find an overseas buyer, for as much as €35m.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2013
With only four heats, the entry for tonight's first round of the Tyrur McGuigan Open 575 is a touch disappointing but the richly talented Tibetan Skies can get his challenge off to a winning start by taking the second heat.
Sat, 05 Jan, 2013
An equestrian centre owner has brought High Court proceedings aimed at preventing the owners of Ashford Castle from blocking what he claims is a right of way through the estate allowing access to his property.
Wed, 02 Nov, 2011
THE company that operates the four-star Meyrick Hotel in Galway’s Eyre Square recorded losses totalling €53.2 million in 2009 and 2008, new figures show.
Thu, 24 Feb, 2011
ONE of the country’s best known hotels, the five-star Ashford Castle in Co Mayo recorded combined pre-tax losses totalling €39 million in 2009 and 2008.
Wed, 23 Feb, 2011
YOU could be forgiven for thinking you’d walked on to a movie set — say, the Great Gatsby — when you pull up at the entrance to the Capella Castlemartyr Resort: it is a set-dressed timepiece and package, aimed at the wealthy and those seeking to unwind, and prepared to pay for the privileges.
Sat, 01 Sep, 2007