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News and Events

Second Phase of Restoration Nearing Completion

Second Phase of Restoration nearing Completion As part  of the ongoing restoration of Kylemore Abbey, extensive scaffolding has been in place since the end of April on the front of the building. This essential work is proceeding to schedule and the bulk of the scaffolding is due to come down, by approximately  the end of the […]

Garden Tours Are Back!

Enjoy a Guided Tour of the beautiful Victorian Walled Garden. Tours which take place every Tuesday in June, July and August begin at the Garden Tea House and last approximately 45 minutes. Learn about the history and development of one of Ireland’s best loved and most spectacular Heritage gardens. The tour is included in the […]

Garden Diary May 2017

Welcome back to the May edition of the Garden Diary  for Kylemore Abbey & Garden. We have just experienced a new record here in Connemara for late April and early May; nearly twenty days without rain. Visitors from Germany were delighted to escape the cold and wet conditions on the continent. The amazing weather let […]

Garden Diary April 2017

Easter is just few days away and the weather tries its best to look presentable around here in Connemara at the moment. The garden is also showing off its easterly spring theme with a mixture of shades of pinks, blues, yellows and reds. Lets hope the festive days are dry, a bit of sun would […]

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 […]