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Black Friday Offer…

Westport House will be having a 24 hour online sale for Black Friday on November 24th. We will be offering a whopping THIRTY percent off all memberships and day passes for 2018! The perfect gift for Christmas, don’t you think? What this will mean : 2 Adult 2 Children 1 Day Pass – Pirate Park: Normally €60.00   24 hour sale €42.00 2 Adult 4 Children 1 Day Pass – Pirate Park: Normally €75.00   24 hour sale €52.50 Family […]

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Santa Needs Your Help – Elves Needed!

  Do you love Christmas? Would you like to work in one of Ireland’s most famous historical homes during our annual Winter Wonderland experience? Are you a fun, outgoing type of person? Are you available for all or most of the following dates? Saturday, November 25th Sunday, November 26th Friday, December 1st Saturday, December 2nd Sunday, December 3rd Thursday, December 7th Friday, December 8th Saturday, December 9th Sunday, December 10th […]

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Anne Chambers,  Author

Anne Chambers Book Launch – The Life Howe Peter Browne

On Friday, 10th of November, Westport House had the pleasure of celebrating the launch of Anne Chamber’s long-awaited biography on our very own Howe Peter Browne. The 2nd Marquess of Sligo is one of the more colourful characters in the history of Westport House and we cannot wait to read all about him. Anne is famed for her biographies of Grace O’Malley and has a very close connection with Westport […]

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08/11/2017 Tim Husbands MBE who has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer for Westport House and Hotel Westport . Photo : Keith Heneghan

New CEO Appointment

Tim Husbands of Titanic Belfast to take helm at historic Westport House MEDIA RELEASE 8 November 2017 The Hughes Group, Westport, Co. Mayo today (Wednesday 8th November) announced the appointment of Tim Husbands MBE as Chief Executive Officer for Westport House and Hotel Westport. Mr Husbands has held the position of Chief Executive of Titanic Belfast (TBL International) since 2011. The attraction was crowned World’s Leading Tourist Attraction at the […]

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What’s New For Winter Wonderland: LIVE Christmas Crib

We have a very special and exciting new addition to this year’s Winter Wonderland experience at Westport House. Picture the scene – you are driving in the long, winding avenue into Westport House, with the fresh, crisp air and the feeling that it might snow at any minute. There is a real sense of Christmas magic in the air…. You park the car, walk through the large, cast iron gates […]

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Winner of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2017 Harry Hughes, CEO of Portwest.

Harry Hughes wins EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017

Harry Hughes, of Portwest, and now one of the three Hughes brothers who only last week, successfully completed the acquisition of the historic Westport House and estate, was named the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ for 2017 at the 20th annual awards ceremony held in Dublin. Over 1,500 business leaders from across the island of Ireland were in attendance at the awards gala, alongside guest of honour, Tánaiste, Minister for […]

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What’s New For Winter Wonderland : The Story of Stumpa

You will start your Winter Wonderland 2017 experience with story-time by the fireplace of the gorgeous Drawing Room with a very warm welcome from Mrs Claus who will tell the magical Christmas Story of a very special little tree called ‘Stumpa’. This beautiful story – written and self-published by Westport’s own Nicky O’Dowd – tells of the adventure of a little Christmas Tree growing up to be a big Christmas […]

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What’s New for Winter Wonderland 2017

With under 10 weeks away to Christmas, it’s time to get booking a Santa Claus visit that the kiddies will remember forever.  And we have some very exciting NEW features planned for this year’s Winter Wonderland experience to make it even more magical. What’s New in 2017?  “Stumpa”, our new story with Mrs. Claus  – You will start the journey with story-time by the fireplace of the gorgeous Drawing Room with […]

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Visit us this mid-term break

Midterm is less than two weeks away.. and you need a plan to keep the kiddies occupied while they are off. Fear not – Westport House has you covered with an array of fun activities the whole family will enjoy this October midterm. Halloween Fest Westport House will be hosting it’s annual Halloween Fest on the 28th October – 31st October inclusive. Get ready for plenty of ghoulish delights, scary […]

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A letter from Santa this Christmas…

We are amazed at how quickly this year has gone – only 3 months to Christmas, so it’s officially time to book a Christmas experience the whole family will cherish forever! Click Here to read all about what we have planned for this year’s experience. As a way of saying thank you to all of our previous visitors to Winter Wonderland at Westport House, we would like to offer you […]

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