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#Westport250 Parade

The #Westport250 Parade took place yesterday in Westport to massive crowds.  The parade was originally planned to be a Westport250-themed St Patrick’s Day Parade but unfortunately, due to horrendous weather on St Patrick’s day, it had to be rescheduled. Well, the sun shone on us all on Sunday with massive crowds from all over the county in attendance.  Every float and participating group went above and beyond to make their […]

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Open for Season

You know school is out when Westport House re-opens all of the attractions and last Saturday, we re-opened with a bunch of new attractions for 2017. And we have a brand new video for season showcasing our wares. Check it out! The Pirate Adventure Park has added two new rides this year – the Helter Skelter and Chair-o-Planes – on top of Ireland’s only log flume ride, the swinging ship, […]

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Line Up Announced for Harvest

Headlined By MIRANDA LAMBERT & NATHAN CARTER with A Very Special Guest Appearance from CHARLEY PRIDE.   Featuring International Artists including…KIP MOORE, THE SHIRES, WARD THOMAS and MO PITNEY.  Plus more Acts Now Added to Line-Up including…DAN + SHAY, MADDIE & TAE and from the Hit TV series ‘Nashville’ SAM PALLADIO. Meet the songwriters behind the music in the Harvest Café, take part in dedicated dancing sessions, explore the food village & market stalls…Camping Options Available including […]

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Launch of Darkness Into Light

We had the beautiful launch of the Pieta House fundraiser, Darkness Into Light, last Friday evening in Westport House.  We were joined by people from all over the county as all seven of the Mayo venues were launched on the seventh anniversary of the first DIL walk. We encourage everyone to mark their calendars for May 6th at 4am and don’t forget to pre-register on line. What a moving night […]

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The Big Wheel is Back

Europe’s largest Ferris Wheel – standing at 36m tall – is being built at Westport House as I write.  Everyday over mid-term break, you’ll be able to enjoy spectacular views from the top of beautiful Clew Bay, Croagh Patrick and the entire estate.  And the big wheel will stay there all year long so you can enjoy it up until the end of August. It will cost €4 per person […]

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For those of you who are Game of Thrones fans, you’ll get the #EasterIsComing reference but even if you’re not a fan, Easter is still coming. Roll on. We can’t wait to welcome you.  And we sincerely hope that you’ll come to see us over the break. We have tons going on with some exciting new developments and we are open daily from April 8th to 23rd inclusive. The Pirate […]

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Happy St Patrick's Day from Westport House

Happy St. Patrick’s Day & Westport250

Not only is this Friday our national holiday, St Patrick’s Day, but this weekend also marks the start of a year-long celebration of Westport’s 250th birthday. Exactly 250 years ago – this week – in 1767, an ad was placed in Faulkner’s Dublin Journal by the 2nd Earl of Altamont Peter Browne Kelly of Westport House advertising for tradesmen to build a new town as designed by architect William Leeson. […]

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More than fifty Mini enthusiasts arrived at Westport  on Saturday 25th February for the launch of the International Mini meeting at Westport House from 26th to the 28th May, Biddy Hughes Marketing Manager Westport House is pictured withJoe Conboy site manager, Stuart Thornton (ticket sales) and Bernard  Joyce with the drivers and supporters on the steps. Picture; Frank Dolan.

Preview of the Mini Meet

More than fifty Irish Mini car enthusiasts arrived at Westport last Saturday,  25th February,  for the launch of the International Mini Meeting at Westport House from 26th to the 28th May. We are totally smitten with the adorable cars as well as these wonderful enthusiasts!  And so, we are delighted to host the International Mini Meet 2017 next May when a large gathering of classic Mini enthusiasts will descend on […]

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