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Europe’s Biggest Blogger Gathering Made a Very Big Impression – 3 Billion Impressions to be Precise!

Europe’s Biggest Blogger Gathering Made a Very Big Impression – 3 Billion Impressions to be Precise!

Fáilte Farewell to top travel bloggers as conference and trips close off More than 3 billion Twitter impressions were generated globally in relation to Ireland and the TBEX conference over the last two weeks as more than 600 of the world’s top travel social influencers gathered in Killarney to attend TBEX Europe, the largest gathering of travel bloggers, writers, content…

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Westport 250- A Comprehensive Guide to Upcoming Events, Festivals, and Celebrations

Westport 250- A Comprehensive Guide to Upcoming Events, Festivals, and Celebrations

A major two-and-a-half century milestone is upon the town of Westport. The town celebrates its 250th birthday this year. An advert placed in Faulkner’s Dublin Journal on March 17 1767 sought people and tradesmen to help build a new town of Westport situated around an Octagon enclosed with large, well-finished slated houses, together with avenues for streets of houses. So…

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Westport250 Kicks Off St. Patrick’s Weekend

Westport250 Kicks Off St. Patrick’s Weekend

March 17 - March 18 Become a Part of It by Pledging to the FundIt Campaign In 1767, an ad was placed in Faulkner’s Dublin Journal by the 2nd Earl of Altamont Peter Browne Kelly advertising for tradesmen to build a new town as designed by architect William Leeson. This is considered the foundation year of Westport Town. A group…

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The Acoustic Yard Singer/Songwriters Festival

The Acoustic Yard Singer/Songwriters Festival

May 6th - May 8th 2016   'The Acoustic Yard' singer/songwriter sessions’ initially started up as a monthly event in Matt Molloy's Yard Bar in Westport in February 2014. The main focus was for singer/songwriters to have a platform to perform their own songs and for audiences to listen to original music in a relaxed environment. A key aim was…

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MAYO DAY 2016 at Westport Golf Club.

MAYO DAY 2016 at Westport Golf Club.

Details were announced over the weekend of a unique event taking place at Westport Golf Club on Saturday 30th April – MAYO DAY 2016. Sean Walsh Head of Marketing at the Carrowholly club was delighted to announce the involvement of the Premier Parkland golf destination, in this world wide celebration of all things Mayo. “The club has decided to offer…

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Westport Walking Week

Westport Walking Week

Westport Walking Week taking place on the 17th - 21st April, 2nd - 5th May and 6th - 9th June 2016. Stay 3 nights B&B in Westport town centre in a choice of hotels – Mill Times Hotel  call on 098 29200,  Clew Bay Hotel  call on 098 28088 or The Wyatt Hotel  call on 098 25027. It includes 3…

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WESTPORT HOUSE VOTED BEST FAMILY HOLIDAY DESTINATION BY PARENTS

WESTPORT HOUSE VOTED BEST FAMILY HOLIDAY DESTINATION BY PARENTS

Westport House Honoured In the Boots Maternity & Infant Magazine Awards Hosted by RTE’s Today Show presenter Maura Derrane and TV Presenter Brian Ormond, last Friday in the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in Donnybrook, the Maternity & Infant Magazine Awards celebrated the very best products, stores and brands in the industry. Westport House was unveiled as the overall winner…

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WESTPORT HOUSE ESTATE REVEALED AS THE MOTIVATION FOR OVER  60% OF TOURISTS TO TRAVEL TO MAYO

WESTPORT HOUSE ESTATE REVEALED AS THE MOTIVATION FOR OVER 60% OF TOURISTS TO TRAVEL TO MAYO

LAUNCH OF WESTPORT HOUSE ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDY BY CHL CONSULTING CO. LTD FOR MAYO COUNTY COUNCIL WESTPORT HOUSE IN NUMBERS: • 162,000 visitors in 2014 (up 82% on 2009) • €1.7 million Direct Expenditure to the Exchequer and the local economy in 2014 • €50.7 million Indirect Investment to Mayo and the wider region • 47 full time jobs on…

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Autumn & Winter Programme of Events @ Westport House

Autumn & Winter Programme of Events @ Westport House

Exciting couple of months ahead at Westport House with Fossett’s Circus, Halloween Fest, Christmas Party Ideas with a Twist, Winter Wonderland and the Spooky Train Tour.   Roll Up to the Return of Fossett’s Circus Last year, saw the return of Fossett's Circus to Westport House following a long absence – since way back when they used to provide the…

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Triple Success for the Westport Hotel Group !

Triple Success for the Westport Hotel Group !

Westport Hotel Group Its delight all round for the staff and management of the Westport Hotel Group on the back of 3 fantastic achievements in the space of just one week! The Castlecourt Hotel has achieved an unprecedented occupancy of 100% for the month of August while the Westport Plaza and the Westport Coast reached 99% which is a very…

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Westport House wins Best Halloween Event and Best Family Attraction in the West 2015

Westport House wins Best Halloween Event and Best Family Attraction in the West 2015

PRIMARY TIMES STAR AWARDS HONOUR WESTPORT HOUSE Westport House Wins Best Family Visitor Attraction & Best Halloween Event in the West. Westport, Co. Mayo – 12th August 2015 - The best of what Ireland has to offer families is revealed in today’s 2015 Primary Times STAR Awards and for the fifth year in a row, Westport House has been honoured…

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MINISTER TO WELCOME NEWEST THEATRE ONTO THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY

Westport Town Hall Theatre will have its official opening ceremony with the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring TD on Friday 12th June at 2pm. It has been a long road, but the plans and laborious redevelopment are finally over the final hurdle and the board of directors are delighted that Minister Ring, a Trojan supporter of…

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