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Public Information Notice for Hooley – Only 4 Sleeps To Go!

Public Information Notice for Hooley – Only 4 Sleeps To Go! It’s hard to believe that the 2nd annual Hooley at the House is almost upon us…with only 4 sleeps to go, we are getting ready to welcome you as the site build has started.  It’s the biggest outdoor event of the summer in the West and the whole estate will be buzzing with music, dance, fun and laughter for […]

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The Grainne Ale Festival Returns to Westport House This Weekend!

The June Bank Holiday Weekend sees the return of The Grainne Ale Festival at Gracy’s Bar and Café in the Farmyard of Westport House, on this Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th June (Bank Holiday Weekend) from 2.00pm to 10.00pm each day. Now in it’s third year, the event goes from strength to strength, bringing the very best of craft beers, gourmet pizza and an amazing variety of music. This free […]

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Our Bell Tents Are Back for Summer – Get 25% Off!

Our beautiful bell tents are back for summer.  So if you are keen to experience a break in the great outdoors, but can’t be bothered with all the hard-work that goes with camping, we are your man! Our 5m Bell Tents are ideally suited to folks who are camping for the first time or not quite ready to commit to the investment in the equipment or simply can’t be bothered […]

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Photographed at the handover of a cheque for €10,000, the proceeds of the Charity Open Day at Westport House celebrating the 50th anniversary of Western Care Association are:
Louise Nobel-Moore, Adventure West, Sharon McGing, Frank Byrne and Rene O'Boyle, Western Care, Karen and Sheelyn Browne, Joint Managing Directors, Westport House, Joe Brett, Fundraising Manager, Western Care, Christopher Clynes, Declan Sweeney, Regional Service Manager (Central Area) and Bernard O’Regan, Executive Director, Western Care, Biddy Hughes, Sales & Marketing Director and Jean Collins, Westport House
Photo: John Moylette Photography

€10,000 Raised for Western Care in Westport House Open Day

Last Sunday, our Annual Open Day in aid of and in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Western Care Association was a MASSIVE success!  We were blessed with great weather, a great turnout, great atmosphere, great entertainment, great craic and a really great charity. We are delighted to announce that €10,000 was raised through the event for Western Care.  Both Western Care and Westport House would like to thank all […]

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Olivia Coyne, Fiona Hughes, Christopher Clynes, Sheelyn Browne, Westport House, Joe Brett, Western Care, Biddy Hughes, Westport House and James Roughneen

Free Open Day at Westport House in aid of Western Care

Mark your Calendar for Sunday, May 29, 2016 from Noon to 6:00 pm Westport House is holding our annual Open Day from 12pm to 6pm on Sunday, May 29th. The Browne family and their onsite adventure partners open up “The Best Family Holiday Destination in Ireland*” and all of our facilities for absolutely free in the hope that you’ll dig deep for this year’s charity partner, Western Care who are […]

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Hooley Update: Tickets in Outlets & Bus Services

It’s the biggest outdoor event of the summer and the countdown is well and truly on for ‘Hooley At The House’ in Westport House, County Mayo on Sunday June 12th from 12 noon to 6.00 pm as the whole estate will be buzzing with music, dance, fun and laughter for a ‘hooley’ like no other! The ‘Hooley’ promises something for everyone.  For the children all the entertainment facilities at Westport […]

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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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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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