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Three Year Remembrance

A tribute to Jeremy on the third anniversary of his passing by Jennifer Altamont. “Someday you will be faced with reality of loss. And as life goes on, days rolling into nights, it will become clear that you never really stop missing someone special who is gone, you just learn to live around the gaping hole of their absence when you lose someone you can not imagine living without, your […]

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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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Temporary Greenway Closure

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING CLOSURE OF GREENWAY **The Westport House Estate – including the greenway – will be closed to the public from Thursday May 25th to May 29th at noon.** Westport House is hosting the International Mini Meet at Westport House from Thursday, May 25th to Monday, May 29th 2017.  We are looking forward to welcoming 2,700 Mini car enthusiasts from all over the world to the estate to celebrate […]

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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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#EasterIsComing

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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Browne family confirm the sale of historic Westport House and Estate. Owners of Hotel Westport to invest €50 million and create 200 jobs. Pictured at Westport House today. L/R Mr. Owen Hughes, Ms Sheelyn Browne and Ms Karen Browne (Owners and Daughters of the late Lord Altamount), Mr. Cathal Hughes (Chairman of The Hughes Group) and Mr. Harry Hughes. Pic: Michael McLaughlin

Sale of Westport House

Browne family confirm the sale of historic Westport House and Estate Owners of Hotel Westport to invest €50 million and create 200 jobs Estate administrators have agreed the terms of the sale of the estate and house to Hotel Westport Future of the house and estate secure, with new purchaser committing to a major investment expansion and improvement of facilities Browne family thanks Minister Michael Ring, Mayo County Council and […]

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Captures the Imagination

Wow, our Biggest (mobile) Ferris Wheel in Europe has sure captured local photograhers’ imaginations. Check out this gorgeous collection of some of the photos with thanks to photographers AJ Ó Cléirigh, Irish Coast Photography, Knockranny House Hotel & Spa, Westport, Micheál’s Camera takes lovely photos, Noreen O’Toole and Michael Gannon Photography. Do you know of any others?

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Brand New Country Music Festival Announced

HARVEST 2017 Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 August WESTPORT HOUSE County Mayo ENNISKILLEN AIRPORT County Fermanagh TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY 12 DECEMBER AT 9AM BRAND NEW COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED 2 DAYS OF LIVE ENTERTAINMENT ON 3 DIFFERENT MUSIC STAGES WITH OVER 30 ARTISTS MIRANDA LAMBERT & NATHAN CARTER CONFIRMED AS THE HEADLINE ARTISTS FOR 2017 Aiken Promotions today unveiled details of a brand new Country Music Festival that will […]

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Why We Love Westport House

By Finan O’Donoghue, Campsited.com We’d heard much about Westport House and knew that families love this camping and caravanning park, so Summer 2016 saw us try it out for ourselves. The trip was so successful that we are now Westport House’s biggest fans! It’s easy to love Westport House. It has everything adults and children love and need from a holiday plus it has pirates! What more could you ask […]

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In the News: Re-discovering the Magic

THE news of the difficult times being experienced at Westport House and by the Browne Family came as a shock to many across the community around Westport last October, and prompted a significantly meaningful and packed public meeting in Westport Town Hall. While the matters at the heart of that concern remain unresolved and as of yet without any major breakthrough or update to report, life and work continues apace […]

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