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Darkness Into Light – Our 5th Year Already!

It is hard to believe that this year is our  5th hosting the wonderful  Darkness Into Light event.  After losing a family member to suicide, Maeve and Alan Gallagher approached the Browne family asking for use of the grounds for the event to support Pieta House. The Brownes had no hesitation in agreeing and we have loved every minute of our partnership with Maeve & Alan, the team at Pieta […]

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Winter's View of historic Westport House from the Front Lawn

A Historic House – What It Takes To Re-Open for Season

5 Things That Go Into Re-Opening Historic Westport House to the Public – Mark Your Calendar for March 1st   We have been trying to hibernate for January and February. We really have. But to be honest with you, we have actually been super busy.  Our small team has been beavering away getting ready to re-open the stunning historic house for our 2016 season.  And with only 5 more sleeps […]

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New Greenway Through Westport House Estate

Pedals at the Ready – There’s a Greenway Coming Soon to Westport House! New Greenway Connector from Great Western Greenway to Westport Quay Westport, July 2, 2015 – As a Smarter Travel demonstration town, Westport is all about reducing our preference for the car and opting to walk, cycle, skateboard, scoot or share vehicles. As part of this initiative, Mayo County Council and Westport House have partnered on a brand-new […]

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Statue of Grace O Malley

National Tell Tale Day

National Tell Tale Day at Westport House on August 20th Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland (Thursday, August 11, 2011) As part of Heritage Week 2011 running from August 20 – 28, Westport House is providing a FREE “Tale of Grainne Uaile” Session in the farmyard and ticket office area. We have introduced a new Grainne Uaile Experience in the house this year – including a tour and a new dungeon experience […]

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