Post Tagged with: "Ballygarry House Hotel"

Frank and Catriona Ryall in the video (see below).

WATCH: Three Generations Of Tralee Family Describe Why Ballygarry Is Special As Hotel Turns 60

November 16, 2018 at 12:50 pm 0 comments

BALLYGARRY House Hotel turned 60 this week and they are quite rightly celebrating this wonderful milestone. The hotel, which began life as ‘The Manhattan Hotel’, opened its doors on November 14, 1958, and it has become a much-loved venue for all occasions over the years. This week they posted up […]

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Ballygarry House Hotel staff celebrate recent awards.

Ballygarry House Hotel Wins Munster Wedding Venue Of The Year Award

October 23, 2018 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYGARRY House Hotel was a winner at the the 2018 National Hospitality Awards (NHA) held in the Shelbourne Hotel. The NHA awards are judged by industry professionals to a rigorous standard and Ballygarry House Hotel beat off some stellar competition to win Munster Wedding Venue of the Year. It was […]

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Thys Vogels, Cathay Nugent, Padraig McGillicuddy and Tadhg McGillicuddy at Cathal Nugent's retirement party.

PHOTOS: Ballygarry Says Farewell To Cathal After 30 Years Of Service

June 18, 2018 at 4:02 pm 1 comment

THERE was great joy and sadness in Ballygarry this week as management, colleagues and friends gathered in The Pavilion on Sunday for a retirement party for their Deputy General Manager, Cathal Nugent. Cathal hails from Tyrone and moved to the south-west in the 70’s to take up a position in Innishannon […]

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Ballygarry’s Seafood Speciality Night Returns On Good Friday

Ballygarry’s Seafood Speciality Night Returns On Good Friday

March 25, 2018 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

GOOD Friday is unofficially ‘national fish day’ and to mark this, Ballygarry House Hotel is putting on its famous Seafood Speciality Night returns in Restaurant 58. After the huge success of last year’s event, Head Chef John O’Sullivan and his team of chefs will be presenting an exquisite seafood menu […]

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Two Tralee Businesses Make Image Beauty Awards Shortlist

Two Tralee Businesses Make Image Beauty Awards Shortlist

March 22, 2018 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee businesses have made the shortlist in the prestigious Image Magazine Business Of Beauty Awards. Nádúr Spa at Ballygarry House Hotel and Expose Beauty Lounge, Tralee are both in the shortlist for the awards which take place next month. Nádúr Spa is in the Best Spa category while Expose […]

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The lights in the grounds of Ballygarry House Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Christmas Lights In Ballygarry Are Only Stunning

December 1, 2017 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

BE careful when you’re driving to Tralee from the east over the next few weeks as Ballygarry House Hotel’s spectacular Christmas lights are sure to distract you! The hotel has gone the extra mile this year and last night saw a special event to kick off the Christmas season as […]

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Ballygarry Hotel And Spa And Rose Hotel Chef Up For Top Awards

Ballygarry Hotel And Spa And Rose Hotel Chef Up For Top Awards

August 17, 2017 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

NOMINATIONS for the Hotel & Catering Review Gold Medal Awards have been announced and two Tralee hotels will be represented at the black-tie gala dinner to announce the winners on September 26 at The  Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny. Nádúr Spa Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa,  has been nominated in the Ireland’s Four Star […]

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Lisa McGowan.

Top Fashion Blogger Set For Ballygarry Event During Festival

August 11, 2017 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Sunday of the Festival is already famous as a day of style with the Rose of Tralee Fashion Show, but another event in Ballygarry is also set to be a must for fashionistas. An afternoon of cocktails & canapés with Social Media & Fashion Blogger Lisa McGowan of Lisa’s […]

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A Very Good Friday For ‘Seafoodies’ At Ballygarry

A Very Good Friday For ‘Seafoodies’ At Ballygarry

April 12, 2017 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

GOOD Friday is unofficially national fish day and to mark this, the people at Ballygarry House Hotel are planning a special evening. Their famous Seafood Speciality night returns and will be held in the sumptuous surroundings of the newly opened Restaurant 58 and is a must for foodies — or ‘seafoodies’ in […]

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New €1.5m ‘Restaurant 58’ Opens At Ballygarry House Hotel

New €1.5m ‘Restaurant 58’ Opens At Ballygarry House Hotel

March 8, 2017 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE is huge excitement amongst the team at Ballygarry House this week as the doors have opened to Restaurant 58, the newest addition to the four-star property. The name is derived from its origins in 1958 when the hotel first opened. Development began in late September on the former hotel restaurant, […]

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Paul Stephenson, Kieran Donaghy, Ger Teahon, Eoin Kelliher and Daniel Bohane at the Austin Stacks GAA Corporate Lunch at Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Craic As Rockies And Friends Gather For Centenary Lunch

February 25, 2017 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Rockies sure know how to throw a good party! Around 430 people gathered in Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday afternoon for the Austin Stacks GAA Corporate Lunch as part of the club’s centenary celebrations. It was an afternoon of superb entertainment with more GAA legends present than you could shake a stick at, […]

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Mikey Sheehy and Ger Power with Robbie Kelleher and Paddy Cullen share a laugh onstage at the Austin Stacks GAA Corporate Lunch at Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Stars Of Mikey’s ‘Greatest Freak Of All Time’ Reunite At Austin Stacks Lunch

February 25, 2017 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

ROBBIE Kelleher will refer to it on his tombstone, it made Mikey Sheehy famous and Paddy Cullen rich. It was described by the late, great commentator Micheál Ó Hehir as the ‘greatest freak of all time’ and it’s still a focus of fascination nearly 40 years on. When Mikey Sheehy cheekily […]

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Ballyroe and Ballygarry Hotels Feature In TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Lists

Ballyroe and Ballygarry Hotels Feature In TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Lists

January 24, 2017 at 7:45 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee hotels were featured in the TripAdvisor 2017 Travellers Choice Hotel Awards announced today. Killarney and Dingle businesses dominated most of the categories, but there were mentions for our local hotels. Ballygarry House Hotel came in 22nd place in the Best Hotels In Ireland category, where seven Killarney hotels featured with […]

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Kathleen McElligott, Diarmaid McKenna, Mary Mahony and JJ Kelliher at the Bridal Recognition Day at Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ballygarry House Hotel Hosts Bridal Recognition Day

January 17, 2017 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

FUTURE brides, grooms and their family members converged on Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday for a special event to show what they have to look forward to on their big day. The hotel invited the couples who have already booked their wedding at the venue for a Bridal Recognition Day. “We […]

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Businesses Invited To Budget 2017 Breakfast Briefing

Businesses Invited To Budget 2017 Breakfast Briefing

October 4, 2016 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

THE Budget isn’t too far away now and Kerry Local Enterprise Office has an event planned to make sense of it all for businesses. The Budget 2017 – Breakfast Briefing in association with Peevers Slye Cotter (PSC Taxation Services) takes place in the Ballygarry House Hotel, Tralee on Thursday, October 13 from 8.30am to 10.30am. The […]

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Kerry tourism trade took centre stage at the inaugural Connect16 - Ireland’s largest ever showcase for the meetings and events sector which was held in the RDS, Dublin on Wednesday (28th September). Fáilte Ireland were a title sponsor at the event and pictured attending were Sheila King, The Sheen Falls; Becky Hargrove, Kerry Convention Bureau; Allan, O’Connor, Killarney Park Hotel; Eva Schmid, The Europe Hotel; and Toddy Doyle, Muckross Trad Farms.             
Picture by Shane O'Neill Photography.

PHOTOS: Tralee Businesses Among Those Promoting Kerry At Tourism Showcase

October 1, 2016 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE businesses were among the many Kerry tourism interests at inaugural Connect16 – Ireland’s largest ever showcase for the meetings and events sector which was held in the RDS, Dublin on Wednesday. As a title sponsor of Connect16, Fáilte Ireland used the opportunity of bringing 70 top international meeting planners, worth over €210 million […]

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Ballygarry Wins Wedding Venue Category At Prestigious Awards

Ballygarry Wins Wedding Venue Category At Prestigious Awards

September 27, 2016 at 10:01 pm 1 comment

A TRALEE hotel was among the winners in a prestigious awards ceremony on Tuesday night. Hotel & Catering Review runs the prestigious Keelings Farm Fresh Gold Medal Awards, which have recognized and rewarded excellence in the Irish hospitality and catering industries for 28 years. Ballygarry House Hotel was shortlisted in the Wedding Venue […]

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Out To Lunch: The Brasserie Is The Business

Out To Lunch: The Brasserie Is The Business

September 3, 2016 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

The Brasserie Ballygarry House Hotel AND we’re back to an old favourite. I had a wonderful Sunday lunch in Ballygarry House Hotel back in April and I didn’t expect to call back for another review for quite some time. But then they doggone went and refurbished the whole front of […]

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Fantastic Rose Of Tralee Fashion Show In Prospect At The Dome

July 27, 2016 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

A CELEBRATION of style and Kerry’s place as the fashion capital of the southwest will form the centrepiece of the 2016 Rose of Tralee Fashion Show in the Festival Dome on Sunday 21st August. This year’s fashion extravaganza, which was launched at Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa this week, will feature all […]

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REVIEW: A 43-Year-Old ‘Spa Virgin’ Visits Nádúr At Ballygarry

REVIEW: A 43-Year-Old ‘Spa Virgin’ Visits Nádúr At Ballygarry

June 9, 2016 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

  Dermot Crean learns the health benefits to the mind and body while visiting Nádúr Spa at Ballygarry House Hotel… IT’S not unusual for a man of my age to have avoided the spa experience over the past 20 years, but I get the feeling I’m in the minority these days. Throughout […]

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Out To Lunch: A Super Sunday At Ballygarry

Out To Lunch: A Super Sunday At Ballygarry

April 30, 2016 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

Brooks Restaurant Ballygarry House Hotel THE last time I reviewed food at Ballygarry it was a cold, wet, wintry afternoon 14 months ago. I sat in the Leebrook Bar, in front of an inviting open fire, eating a delicious roast pork lunch and contemplated abandoning the afternoon’s work in favour of […]

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Ella O'Mahoney from Kilmoyley at the Easter Egg Hunt in aid of Barnardos at Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Domnick Walsh

PHOTOS: Great Fun At Easter Egg Hunt For Charity At Ballygarry House Hotel

March 31, 2016 at 5:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Easter Bunny was in full hopping mode on Easter Sunday at Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa in Tralee where they hosted their annual Garden Easter Egg Hunt. This event in its 7th year running has grown to huge popularity, with money raised via ticket sales accepted to Barnardos Children’s Charity. […]

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IHF Conference at The Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney 2016.
Photo: Don MacMonagle

Ballygarry House Hotel Wins Another Award

March 16, 2016 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

BALLYGARRY House Hotel has picked up yet another accolade, this time for its excellence in human resource management. The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) recently announced the winners of its national Quality Employers Awards 2016, celebrating standards of excellence in human resource management across Ireland’s hotel and guesthouse sector. Ballygarry House Hotel […]

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Renowned Tralee Hotel To Feature On RTE This Sunday

Renowned Tralee Hotel To Feature On RTE This Sunday

February 12, 2016 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’LL be some familiar faces from the hospitality industry in Tralee on your TV screens this Valentine’s Day. Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa will feature on this week’s episode of Francis Brennan’s “At Your Service”, which will air on RTE 1, on February 14, at 8:30pm. In this week’s episode, Francis enlists […]

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Ballygarry Hotel Named In Top Ten Hotels In Ireland In Latest Tripadvisor Awards

Ballygarry Hotel Named In Top Ten Hotels In Ireland In Latest Tripadvisor Awards

January 20, 2016 at 12:29 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE hotel has been named in the Top Ten hotels in Ireland in the 2016 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice awards. Ballygarry House Hotel came in tenth position with the only other Kerry hotel in the top 10, The Brehon, one place above them in ninth. Ballygarry also finished 16th in the Best […]

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Caroline Stack, Eileen Healy, Kerrie Davoren, Conagh Forbes and Una O'Connor enjoying Women's Christmas in Cassidy's Restaurant on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Celebrate Women’s Christmas Around Town (Part Two)

January 7, 2016 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we brought you photos of ladies enjoying Women’s Christmas around town so here’s some more. You know the festive season’s goose is cooked when the tradition is celebrated and it’s still alive as evidenced by the crowds in restaurants around town. We brought our cameras to the Ballygarry House Hotel, The […]

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Leanne O'Dowd, Tracey Corps, Emily Ellard and Siobhan Hannon of JRI America at the Titanic-themed Christmas Party Night at the Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Smooth Sailing At Titanic-Themed Party Night At Ballygarry

December 12, 2015 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

CHRISTMAS party season is in full swing in case you hadn’t noticed. Hotels and restaurants are packed with businesses giving their employees a well-deserved night out for all their toil throughout the year. Ballygarry House Hotel decided to do something different this year and had a Titanic-themed party for guests. […]

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Construction work at Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa Tralee.
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Ballygarry To Create New Jobs With Redevelopment Work At Hotel

October 15, 2015 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

BALLYGARRY House Hotel are currently in the midst of redeveloping their bar and casual dining facilities which will create new jobs upon its completion. The hotel is undertaking a new development broken into two phases. The first will involve removing the former N21 road, building a new gated entrance, 70 additional car […]

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Tralee Hotels Shortlisted For Prestigious Hospitality Awards

Tralee Hotels Shortlisted For Prestigious Hospitality Awards

August 7, 2015 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee hotels are in the running for  prestigious 2015 Hotel & Catering Review Gold Medal awards. Ballyseede Castle Hotel and Ballygarry House Hotel are nominated in the Ireland’s Country House and Guest House and the Ireland’s Four Star Hotel categories respectively. Running for more than two decades, the Hotel & Catering Review Gold […]

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Popular RTÉ Show To Enjoy The Services Of Tralee Hotelier

Popular RTÉ Show To Enjoy The Services Of Tralee Hotelier

June 25, 2015 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL local hotelier is set to appear on our screens during the next season of ‘At Your Service’. Padraig McGillicuddy of Ballygarry House Hotel will soon be teaming up with the popular hotelier and TV presenter, Francis Brennan, for an episode of the show, which will air when the new season begins […]

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