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Wishing you and yours a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. January is often a time when many of us reflect on the year gone by and look forward to the year ahead. 2018 was certainly a very rewarding and busy year for us here at the hotel. As the Christmas festivities now fade away, it’s time to plan for the year ahead and embrace 2019 with open arms.




Events The New Year was brought in with a great night of music and dancing fro...

Fairy door in tree in fairy garden in woodford dolmen hotel


I do hope you are making the most of the terrific Summer we have been enjoying.  Due to the continued spell of good weather we have been delighted to have so many events on our Veranda off the Killeshin Suite especially civil ceremonies.  To be able to have your wedding ceremony outdoors adds a fantastic feel to your already special day.  We have the perfect location for your outdoor civil ceremony on our veranda overlooking our gardens and taking in the stunning views of the K...

Meat and vegetable skewers on the barbeque


I hope you are enjoying the stunning weather as much as we are here in Carlow. The weather really brings out the best in people with our guests having wonderful stays and enjoying all that Carlow has to offer. Summer is always a very busy time for myself and the staff at the hotel. Currently, we have numerous tours passing through the hotel each week from all corners of the globe. It is wonderful to welcome so many nationalities to the hotel but also to our shores. I have met some of the most...

Ariel view of Woodford Dolmen Hotel Carlow


Hope you are all enjoying the fantastic weather as much as we are here at the hotel.   Great for our guests to be able to use of outdoor areas in the sunshine. As a proud sponsor of the Carlow Rose I would like to congratulate the Carlow Rose Centre on a wonderful evening here on Friday 18th May. Thank you to the lovely Aoibheann Doyle for representing the hotel with such enthusiasm, professionalism and being such a wonderful ambassador for the hotel. Congratulations to Ci...


Carlow Rose applications are open now for 2018 and I’m delighted that we are the main sponsors for the Carlow Rose Selection again this year.  We are very lucky to have the lovely Ciara Dooley, our reigning Carlow Rose working with us and so this month I’ve decided to hand over my blog to Ciara to tell us about her experience of the process & the year she’s had, to help encourage anyone thinking of entering to stop overthinking and just send in that application form. Ciara has been a...