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Please Vote for Us!

We are calling on our many, colleagues and tourism partners to do a little cheerleading for us by voting for us as their favourite Irish Tourist Attraction in the Independent Travel Awards 2020. Everyone who votes is automatically entered into a draw with eight fantastic holidays up for grabs so it could be quite worth […]

Autumn Opening Hours

As the days get shorter we are slightly reducing our visiting hours with a closing time of 5.30 pm rather than 6.00 pm. This time applies to our Visitor Centre, Cafe and Craft and Design Shop so you still have plenty of time to come and enjoy Kylemore as the autumnal colours settle their autumn […]

Weekend Music in the neo Gothic Church at Kylemore abbey

Enjoy a musical weekend at Kylemore Abbey with beautiful performances of traditional and classical music scheduled for every Saturday and Sunday throughout September and October. Join Irish Harpist Lynn Saoirse on Saturdays at 2.30 pm and brother and sister duo James and Isabelle Ruddy for traditional music on Sundays also at 2.30 pm. Performances are […]

Met Éireann issues wind and rain warnings as Hurricane Lorenzo approaches

As a precaution due to the adverse weather conditions forecast for tomorrow evening, Thursday 3rd of October and the early hours of Friday the 4th of October, Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden will close at the earlier time of 4 pm on Thursday afternoon and will not reopen until 11 am on Friday morning. […]

Heart Health Day Sunday 29th at Kylemore Abbey

Join us in Mitchell’s Café today for Heart-Healthy Food, Health information and an opportunity to speak to the Croí experts and have your blood pressure and pulse checked. The Abbey will be lit up in red again tonight to remind us all to love our hearts and be our own Heart Heroes!!

September Music in the neo-Gothic Church

Join us in the neo-Gothic Church throughout September for wonderful music in a magical location. Lynn Saoirse performs Irish Harp every Tuesday and Thursday at 12pm. Singer, Songwriter, Eileen Keane will perform a selection of traditional and contemporary songs on Sunday the 8th at 3 pm. James and Isabelle Ruddy will perform a set of […]

Garden Diary August 2019

It is early morning here in the Walled Garden of Kylemore Abbey and I am walking through the six-acre tranquility to take my monthly pictures. The rain, which we had plenty off for the whole month of August, just stopped and gives me the needed opportunity to catch every angle of the garden with my […]

Sunday Afternoon Music in the Gothic Church

Join us throughout August and September for Sunday Afternoon Music in the neo-Gothic Church with brother and sister duo, James & Isabelle Ruddy. James and Isabelle are multi-instrumentalists who between them play Irish Harp, Button Accordion, Concertina, and piano. Join them in the beautiful surroundings of the neo-Gothic Church for a selection of Irish Traditional […]

Garden Diary July 2019

Welcome to our high summer garden diary from our Victorian Walled Garden. It is the second of August already and somebody came to me yesterday and said it is the first day of autumn! I must have looked a bit shocked and started to explain that in Germany August would be your main summer month. […]

Free Behind The Scenes Tours

Next Thursday, August 1st we will be launching a series of Behind the Scenes Tours which will be free to Kylemore Abbey Ticket holders. The tours which will run four times day will  take visitors to our on site Soap Room, Chocolate Kitchen and Pottery Studio. This will be a fascinating opportunity to see where […]