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Your Wedding Planning Guide, Week 1

When planning your wedding, there are things that are nice to know, and there are things you need to know—advice so essential any bride who’s lucky enough to hear it thinks, “I’m so glad someone told me that!” If you’re wondering whether there’s something you may have missed (or even if you’ve got everything under control), check out our indispensable planning secrets below.  Plan your Budget – Before you do anything else, […]

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Make-A-Wish launches Walk for Wishes – in Memory and in Hope

A celebratory walk for Wish Children will take place in Westport House on 15th June 2019   16th May 2019 – In memory of Wish Children, both past and present, Make-A-Wish will be joined by Wish families, friends, volunteers and supporters on 15th June in Westport House for Walk for Wishes. Starting at 2pm, participants will walk to remember all of the 2,400 children whose wishes have been granted across […]

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Packing Checklist for Your Family Camping Holiday

There’s no better way to create magical family memories that you’ll all treasure than to take the kids camping.  Think fresh air.  Laughing kids enjoying the great outdoors.  Tired kids who sleep all night.  Sitting out looking at the stars.  You’ll talk about it for years to come. And as any parent knows, *preparation* is the key to success.  Preparation is the difference between your long-awaited frolic in nature and […]

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A Wedding Destination with a Difference

  There are few places left in Ireland where you can have a truly unique wedding experience. Nestled in a beautiful 400-acre estate, in the heart of Westport town, sits the historical Westport House and Estate. A river walk away, you find the award winning 4-Star Hotel Westport. And in the farmyard, you can have a boho-chic wedding or afters celebration.  With three venues to choose from, this unique location, […]

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Job Post: Book Keeper

We are hiring.  A great new role has arisen for the right person to join one of the most exciting tourism developments in the West. We are now actively seeking a Book Keeper for both Westport House & Hotel Westport as part of the finance team. Job Title: Book Keeper This is a full time (39 hours per week), permanent role. Location: Hotel Westport, Westport, Co. Mayo Reporting to: Finance […]

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Seasonal Help Needed

We are hiring! #JobFairy Do you want to join the team who make Westport House the Best Family Holiday Destination in Ireland? Are you passionate, mature, hard-working, people-loving, customer-service focused and looking for a varied and fun workplace? Are you flexible and willing to work weekends?  If you answered yes to the above, then Westport House wants to hear from you! We have the following new seasonal roles for the right […]

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2019 Season Membership

  There’s serious fun to be had in 2019 at Westport House!  Kicking-off the season with amazing NEW ADVENTURE & ATTRACTIONS to the Pirate Adventure Park– opening on April 13th  For one price, your family can visit award-winning Pirate Adventure Park as often as you like during the 2019 season and receive exclusive membership discounts and offers. Buy Membership & Save   Your Season Membership gives you: – Unlimited use of the amusements and […]

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3 Last Min (& Amazing) Mother’s Day Gifts

Stuck for ideas on what to give to your Mum on Sunday? Mother’s Day can creep up on us all and it’s all too easy to fall back on the fail-safe gift options. There’s nothing wrong with that, of course but sometimes it’s nice to gift someone an experience, rather than a product. So, step away from the limp petrol station bouquet and celebrate her in the manner that she […]

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HAVE A CRACKING EASTER AT Westport House and Hotel Westport

There’s serious fun to be had this Easter at the award-winning Westport House and Hotel Westport. Kicking-off the season with amazing NEW ADVENTURE & ATTRACTIONS to the Pirate Adventure Park– opening on April 13th including The Jump Around, (hop on this ride for a delightful time and you may even hear a ‘Ribbit’), Mini Ferris Wheel, (get comfy in your mini Ferris Wheel pod while you enjoy the views), Vortex […]

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Happy 80th Maureen!

And here’s to many more from us all at Westport House & Hotel Westport On Saturday 19th January, Maureen Ketterick celebrated her 80th Birthday with her family on Westport Estate. Her children and grand-children organised a night with a difference to celebrate this very special occasion. They brought Maureen back to historic Westport House where her in-laws, Martin & May, lived in the gate lodge at the Quay. Martin worked […]

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