Ireland's Blue Book has added three new properties.
Cashel Palace Hotel in Tipperary, Browns Bonds Hill in Derry and private rental property, The Wicklow Escape in Wicklow were added, bringing to 59 the total number of properties in the collection.
.Incoming Blue Book chairperson Joe O’Flynn warmly welcomed the new additions
The five-star Cashel Palace Hotel, a regal manor dating back to 1732, is a luxury hideaway in the heart of Ireland. Spectacularly located by the Rock of Cashel in Co. Tipperary, Cashel Palace Hotel will offer elegant bedrooms, suites, perfectly pruned gardens, a world class Spa, exceptional dining, and a convivial Guinness Bar. Under meticulous restoration since 2017, Cashel Palace Hotel will proudly open its doors to guests in March 2022. Commenting on the inclusion in the collection, manager of Cashel Palace Hotel, Adriaan Bartels, says “As a previous member of the Blue Book the Cashel Palace is absolutely delighted to have the honour of being a member of this prestigious collection once again”.www.cashelpalacehotel.ie
Hailed as putting the North West on the foodie map, Browns Bonds Hill is known for its fine dining menus and numerous award wins. The restaurant is renowned for its sumptuous food and impeccable service with patron chef Ian Orr at its helm. Overlooking Derry’s Peace Bridge, Browns has a sleek art deco interior while being luxurious and comfortable. www.brownsbondshill.com
The Wicklow Escape is an 18th century secluded mountain lodge that has been creatively restored by owner Lisa Wilkinson. Set in the foothills of the West Wicklow Mountains, The Wicklow Escape offers an immersive, culinary experience fronted by head chef Danni Barry.
The seven luxuriously rustic garden rooms step out into an acre of woodlands with mountain views, a perfect escape for lovers of food, nature and hillwalking. Owner of The Wicklow Escape, Lisa Wilkinson, says “The Wicklow Escape is honoured to join Ireland’s distinguished Blue Book and we very much look forward to welcoming valued guests to our unique culinary immersion”.www.thewicklowescape.com