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Saint Patrick & His Killashee Connection

17/03/2017

The team here are always particularly excited for the 17th March to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day due to Killashee’s strong ties to St. Patrick. Killashee derives it’s name from St. Auxillius who is said to be the nephew of St. Patrick.

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Killashee Easter Fun

24/02/2017

Spend this Easter with us at Killashee. The Killashee Easter family mid –term break is the perfect treat for you and your loved ones. The bumper package includes two wonderful nights’ accommodation for two adults and up to three children, with your full Irish Breakfast each morning, Dinner on one of the evenings at the hotel in the Bistro.

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Lullymore Hertiage & Discovery Park

09/03/2017

Lullymore Heritage & Discovery Park, Rathagan, Co.Kildare, near Killashee Hotel has Easter all sorted for your family break. With Egg hunts running for 7 days from the 15th to the 21st of April from 10am to 6pm and lots more activities this is the perfect family day out when staying at Killashee Hotel.

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Pancake Tuesday

20/02/2017

We love our pancakes at Killashee and are very excited about Pancake Tuesday on the 28th of February. In honour of Pancake Tuesday we wanted to share our pancake batter recipe and our favourite toppings. Enjoy!!

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Mother Day at Killashee Spa

18/02/2017

We have the ultimate Spa Package for the Mother's Day present. Gift Vouches are available and all from €75 per person! The package includes; Hydrotherapy Experience, Pressure Point Scalp Massage, Hot Oil Back Massage, Pressure Point Scalp Massage, Hand & Arm Ritual, Elemis Taster Facial & Relaxation Suite.

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The Chinese New Year: 8th February 2017

03/02/2016

The Chinese New Year: 8th February 2016, 2016 is the Year of the Red Monkey. There is five elements to the Chinese calendar year – Metal, Earth, Water, Wood & Fire. The colour red stems from the element fire. This year (2016) is the 4,713th Chinese Year.

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Valentines Day

31/01/2017

Let the romance flow this February. Trying to plan what to do or how to surprise your special someone… well we have a few ideas for you.

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The Killashee Wedding Check List

01/01/2017

You have just got engaged and are thinking about Killashee for your venue, firstly all we can say is GREAT CHOICE!! So to help you plan your big day we have made a To-Do Checklist for you.

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January Special Offer

12/12/2016

January Special – After all the Hustle & Bustle of Christmas, why not Treat a loved one or spoil yourself!

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Killashee Recipe-Tian of Liscannor Crab Meat

22/12/2016

This week’s blog is on food and we have a very tasty recipe for you. Today’s recipe is for Tian of Liscannor Crab Meat, Compressed Cucumber & Dill, Micro Coriander, Crispy Bagel, Avocado Puree, Apple Jelly

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Lime and Coconut Bamboo Indulgence Spa Package

01/10/2016

Indulge yourself in absolute luxury at the Killashee spa. We are delighted to announce our new Tropical Lime and Coconut Bamboo Indulgence package.

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Connect16- Business Tourism

29/09/2016

Did you attend Connect16? What an event! We were delighted to be on the Kildare Region stand. It was great to be a part of one of the most exciting events to Shape the Future of Business Tourism in Ireland! For anyone who didn’t get a chance to attend the event, Connect16 was a live Irish showcase of the events industry featuring over 200 hotels, venues and event suppliers, tastings per region, the best entertainments & 30 educational seminars. It was designed to help event organizers to meet the events industry & see what Ireland has to offer.

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Keith Barry Hypno Magick

24/11/2016

Keith Barry will be performing his brand new show Hypno Magick at Killashee Hotel on 6th of January. Prepare to be blown with the new trilling show. Are you brave enough to attend?

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Kildare Village Summer Day Out

21/08/2015

Have you heard? Kildare Village have been running their Summer Day Out for the month of August.

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Culture Night- Kildare

11/09/2015

Ireland Culture Night takes place on the 18th of September. Events are held all over the country on the night and even that weekend. This is an annual public event to celebrate the arts, culture and creativity. Cultural and Art Organisations along with venues of all shapes and sizes extend their opening hours to allow for increased access to the public. Event, Workshops and shows happen all over and are available free of charge!

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Zoo Lovers Day

08/04/2016

Did you know that the 8th of April is Zoo Lovers Day? What a perfect excuse to have a family day and book to go visit the zoo. If you are working on the 8th of April, make it your mission to go at the weekend. The closest zoo to Killashee is Dublin Zoo. It has the most exotic and fabulous animals. Zoos have a long history of bringing unusual animals from all over the world to a place where we are regular people, can go and experience their true beauty in real life.

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Let Them Wear Hats

07/07/2016

‘Let Them Wear Hats’ - Two Day Millinery Takeover at Só Collective, Kildare Village For two days only, Só Collective is pleased to host ‘Let Them Wear Hats’ - a millinery takeover which will see the store transformed by an exclusive Irish millinery edit. Milliners will be on hand to talk through their creations, and a series of intimate discussions, styling workshops, designer consultations and bespoke services will support Ireland’s leading milliners to showcase their collections in store for a limited time only.

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Naas Wild Food Festival

28/08/2016

Naas wild food festival is a very unique festival and is a tidy town’s project. These volunteers are doing their bit to improve everyone’s experience in Naas and to build pride in this wonderful community. So what is the wild food festival you may ask yourself? It is a food festival that focuses on rare and unusual foods from the immediate locality and also distant lands. There is not only crazy wacky food but also some amazingly tasty food too!

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Christy Moore Concert

30/11/2016

We are delighted to announce Christy Moore will be performing at Killashee Hotel on Friday 17th February 2017. This gig is guaranteed to be an unforgettable shows as the “Ordinary Man” returns to his native Kildare to perform his loved classics.

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Hydrotherapy Suite at Killashee

17/07/2015

Have you hear about the new unique Hydrotherapy Spa Experience that awaits you at Killashee House Hotel? We now have a new Hydrotherapy suite at the Killashee Spa and Leisure Centre.

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Wedding Bands

14/08/2015

The focus of today’s wedding blog is Bands! We all know just how important it is to have great music at your wedding so we have a list of some of our top choices!

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Irish National Stud

14/07/2016

Planning a day out this month for the family? To make life a little easier, we have been looking at great local attractions for you enjoy while staying at Killashee.

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Wild Scare Fun – Warehouse of Doom

30/09/2016

Halloween is on our doorstep and it is time to start planning the perfect scare day for the kids. Wild Scare Fun – Warehouse of Doom gets off to a hair raising start at 3pm at Punchestown Racecourse on Saturday 29th October and runs in 20 minute waves until 8pm The event is suitable for ages 5-75 however beware the scariness level increases as the night darkens!

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A Killashee Bride: Kate Smith Cullen

10/11/2016

The journey of 6 magical years packed with unforgettable memories culminated into one very special wedding day on 4th of June this year. Where did it all start?! The tips, tricks and recommendations from a beautiful Killashee bride.

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