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Kylemore Abbey Holy Week and Easter Ceremonies

  Holy Thursday Midday Prayer:12.15                 Mass of Holy Thursday: 6.00 p.m Good Friday:  Midday Prayer: 12.15             Liturgy of Good Friday: 3.00 p.m.  Holy Saturday  Midday Prayer: 12.15 Vespers: 5.45 p.m.   Saturday Night:   Easter Vigil: 9.00 p.m.   Easter Sunday:   […]

Easter Sunday Fun at Kylemore Abbey

We are planning a great day of family fun at Kylemore Abbey this Easter. The Easter Bunny and friends will be on hand to help with the celebrations and they will be handing out lots of treats and hugs too! Come and follow our Easter themed quiz trail in the Victorian Walled Garden and discover […]

Garden Diary March 2017

Welcome back to our spring edition of the monthly garden blog of Kylemore Abbey & Garden. The recent warm and dry winter gave way to a rather wet and very unsettled spring. Very cold and strong easterly winds made outside work challenging once again. It nearly feels like  we are getting punished for the ideal winter […]

Saint Patrick’s Day at Kylemore Abbey

Enjoy a fun day out this Saint Patrick’s Day at Kylemore Abbey. Our friendly leprechaun ‘Tadhg’ will be visiting to hand out sweeties and hugs between 11 am and 1 pm. From 1 pm to 2 pm there will be traditional Irish music in Mitchell’s Café with Loretta and Caroline Coyne. These  two local sisters […]

Garden Diary February 2017

A warm welcome back to all readers of this monthly garden blog of the Walled Garden of Kylemore Abbey. Time seems to run at an amazing speed at the moment and the weeks just  fly by. This is the time for all Head Gardeners to plan, to research, to organise, to order and to make decisions which will influence the […]

Annual Membership

Now is the perfect time to treat yourself or a loved one to a full year of unlimited visits to Kylemore. Our membership scheme which starts from just €45 is great value and also gives you a 10% discount in our Craft and Design Shop, a 10% discount for friends visiting Kylemore with you and […]

Christmas Mass at Kylemore Abbey

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While the Kylemore Estate will be closed to the public on December 24th, 25th and 26th all are welcome to join the Benedictine Community for Mass or Divine Office in the Monastic Church, next to the Visitor Centre at Kylemore. Please note the following times. Christmas Eve: 1st Vespers of the Nativity :  6.00pm Vigil […]

Garden Diary for December 2016

Welcome back to our last garden blog for 2016. What a year it was! The weather in the last four weeks was absolutely amazing; much better than what we had experienced the previous four month! With around 90 ml of rain this was one of the driest Novembers we have ever  had . This frosty, […]

Christmas Posting Dates

Who can believe that it is December already? Just a gentle reminder that it is time to place your orders with us so that they can be shipped in time for Christmas. The following are the dates by which we must receive your orders so that we can guarantee Christmas delivery. Please visit our online […]

Garden Diary for November 2016

Welcome back to our second last edition of the garden blog for the Victorian Walled Garden of Kylemore Abbey for this year. Our recent Halloween event within the garden walls went very well; the amazing weather on this day played a huge role. The theme for this year was a Traditional Village Halloween like many […]