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Music to Our Ears

Talk about putting a pep in our step for the weekend! We were so uplifted by the Caliente Community Chorus last Friday in the Front Hall. We loved having them visit and wanted to share a few snaps and short videos of their performance. This first short video features an American gospel song. This second video has a mostly African flavour! I think Barbara and Kathryn may in fact, *still* […]

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Father's Day at Westport House

Father’s Day

10 Treats for Dad This Father’s Day I’m sure you’re trying to figure out how you’re going to honour the Man Of The Moment this weekend. There are plenty of ways you can show Dad you care without buying him a gift….how about spending some quality time together & creating memories you’ll treasure? Why not go all Bear Grylls and try our brand new orienteering course? Let him show his […]

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Killary Adventure Co

Plan Your Next Adventure at Westport House with the Arrival of Killary Adventure Co  We are delighted that Killary Adventure Co is coming to join the Westport House team of partners this Summer 2017.  It is the coming together of two stalwarth West of Ireland family businesses that are in the business of providing fantastic experiences to visitors. Killary Adventure Co can treat you to archery, zipwire rides and a […]

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Photo courtesy of Steph Breton.

So Long IMM…

The International MINI Meeting (IMM) event attracted 1,850 of the cute cars and over 2,700 enthusiasts to Westport House over the weekend. From Mini Coopers to Mini Mokes to Mini Clubman Estates and Austin Minis, we had every make and model of these adorable cars in Westport House for the event. We were floored by the range of customization and TLC that these enthusiasts put into their cars. The event […]

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More Artists for Harvest

More artists added to the line-up for HARVEST 2017 COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVALS Logan Brill Jarrod Dickenson All Our Exes Live in Texas 2 Festivals – 1 Weekend Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 August WESTPORT & ENNISKILLEN www.harvestcountrymusicfestival.com Aiken Promotions today announced that Logan Brill, Jarrod Dickenson and All Our Exes Live in Texas will join the line-up for the Harvest 2017. Taking place in Westport House, County Mayo and Enniskillen, […]

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Chinese Fam Trip

Ruichen, the Chinese Tour Operator, visited Mayo last week on a familiarisation (fam) trip on the invitation of Catherine O’Grady Powers from Glenkeen Farm. Catherine put together an action-packed itinerary for them starting with the Westport Country Markets and finishing with Westport Walking Tours. It truly included all of the Best of Mayo as you can see in the photos elow. We were delighted to be included in the itinerary […]

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Irish Dancing Show

We were delighted to welcome Gerry Marsh and his group to Westport House today for afternoon tea, a guided tour and SURPRISE display of Irish Irish sean nos dancing, music and singing show in the Long Gallery. With thanks to the Cresham School of Dance’s children and young adults for putting together a fabulous display.  One lady in the audience was in tears at 12 year old Ciara May very […]

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