Fáilte to beautiful Ireland! The capital city of the Republic of Ireland, Dublin is the metropolitan hub of this stunning country but there’s so much to see. Whether you want to explore what the city has to offer or go out and discover the beautiful Irish countryside – Dublin, and Ireland have so much charm to them, you’ll never want to leave! With so much to see and do here, here’s our guide to the top venues in Ireland to give you some inspiration for your next event or incentive trip, scouted out by or CEO Craig on a recent road trip of Ireland!

Want to hear more about Ireland, check out our blogs on the top incentives in Belfast here and the top incentives in Dublin here!

Top Venues in Ireland

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Looking out onto the lush rolling countryside of County Kildare, Killashee Hotel is a gorgeous luxury hotel equipped to hold a number of fantastic events. From intimate meetings, to drinks receptions, to corporate retreats – this hotel is the perfect venue. Kilashee Hotel is wonderfully situated, only 30KMs from Ireland’s Capital and just 2KM’s outside of Naas Town, this is the perfect central location to discover Ireland’s Ancient East and all of what Kildare has to offer!

The hotel is set amongst acres of gardens, with walkways and parklands, which gives you plenty of room to host the unique event of your dreams. The hotel also boasts a number of corporate meeting spaces, including 15 different meeting and conference rooms, dedicated break out rooms and its own purpose built exhibition space – perfect for having a convention! If you like to work hard and play hard, check out the amazing restaurant of the top class spa facilities to unwind.

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One of Ireland’s oldest inhabited castles, situated just an hour outside of Dublin, Kilkea Castle makes for a fantastic venue for your next event! With a history dating back to 1180, set on 180 acres of landscaped gardens and woodland, and featuring an 18 hole golf course – this venue offers a truly magical setting for any event. Get sucked into the charm and wonder of Ireland with Kilkea Castle. 

With a convenient location and plenty of space, this hotel can cater for both large scale and intimate events. Each unique space makes use of the historic building and boasts beautiful natural lighting and original features. Even though the castle may be old, don’t worry – the event spaces in here are fitted with the latest state of the art technology to make sure every event runs seamlessly, no matter the requirements. This is undoubtedly one of the top venues in Ireland.

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A 5 star hotel in the heart of Kilkenny, the Lyrath Estate hotel is sheer luxury. Attached to the beautiful hotel lies the fantastic convention centre which can accommodate up to 1,500 delegates!

The hotel and convention space fee features a number of exciting spaces, our favourite is the Barbeque Pavilion. Enjoy alfresco dining with views over the beautiful Irish countryside – this wonderful space presents an exciting opportunity for a fun activity at your event. Wow your guests with fantastic gastronomy cooked before their eyes as you eat and drink late into the summer nights!

Situated in the centre of Kilkenny, this hotel has fantastic access to the surrounding town and beautiful golf courses. The town of Kilkenny has a wonderful vibe and this hotel is at the heart of it! 

Boasting an elevated Brasserie which serves only the finest of local ingredients – this hotel is a perfect pick for those who love excellent gastronomy! Our favourite feature however was the authentic Irish pub in the hotel, which has a cosy atmosphere and offers a fantastic pint!

You’ll find this luxury hotel in an elegant Georgian Manor House surrounded by scenic grounds. The Mount Juliet Estate is a dream brought to you by Marriott as this hotel is part of their wonderful Autograph Collection. A 5 star country estate, built on over 500 acres of Irish countryside – this is not one to miss, undoubtedly one of the top venues in Ireland.

This hotel makes us think of hazy summer nights with the gorgeous ivy covered buildings and warm orange light coming from the windows. Make use of the long nights Ireland gets in the summer and the sprawling grounds to host a event that goes on long after the suns gone down at this venue.

A beautiful hotel with world class meeting facilities – Tullamore Court Hotel is a beautiful venue for your next event. Only an hour away from both Galway and Dublin and just off of the motorway network, Tullamore Court boasts a fantastically situated conference centre.

The hotel has a variety of spaces that means they can accommodate for 5 people right up to 750 people with their bright and airy meeting rooms. If you want to let your hair down after a day of meetings, the hotel also boasts a beautiful spa, pool and fitness club where everyone can relax and unwind at the end of the day.

A perfect base for anyone who wants to explore the Lakeland’s and the Irish midlands and only less than two hours from Dublin lies this beautiful hotel. Glasson Lakehouse is a hotel with a vibrant, trendy vibe, perfectly situated near a number of historical landmarks, cultural attractions and numerous outdoor activities such as boat tours. 

Perfect for an event venue or as a base for an incentive trip, this hotel is close by to world class Glasson Golf Club, walking and running trails, kayaking, cycling and other activities to fill your day with. The hotel also features ample meeting space, decorated in the same vibrant, exciting way the rest of the hotel is. For corporate events these meeting rooms are perfect to get your creativity going and for something less business related… well they’re just gorgeous!

A luxury hotel with an enviable waterfront location, sit back at the Radisson Blu Athlone and watch the river cruises go by with a drink in hand in the hotel bar – or book to go on one yourself!  Along with fantastic views and scenery the hotel boasts over 1000 square metres of beautiful events spaces that look across the River Shannon. A fantastic venue for any kind of event.

Headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association and Ireland’s sporting heart, Croke Park Stadium is undoubtedly one of the top venues in Ireland for a number of fantastic events. Host your event here and enjoy being in and amongst Irish sporting history! Opt for a truly unique pep-talk meeting in the GAA dressing rooms, incentive team building activities on the roof of the stadium, or the option to visit the GAA museum in the stadium and try your hurling and football skills! 

This events campus is truly huge! The stadium has over 100 different meeting rooms and 8 different large suites! One of our favourite features of this venue is its commitment to sustainability, making this a fantastic choice for any kind of event. This is truly one of the top venues in Ireland.

In the heart of one of Dublin’s most creative neighbourhoods lies Dublin One Hotel! One the corner of Dorset Street and North Circular Road, you can find this trendy hotel surrounded by artisanal cafes and pop-up galleries! 

Not to be missed here is the Botanical, a restaurant one of the most exciting dining experiences in the capital city of Ireland. Treat yourself to bottomless brunch or try some of the expert mixology from this fantastic spot.

Situated in the capital of Ireland, this hotel is the perfect blend of boutique and luxury! A modern aesthetic built around a historic castle, Clontarf Castle is tucked away into a quiet green oasis of ten minutes from the heart of Dublin and surrounded by golf courses. The hotel has a number of event spaces that make it perfect for grand events such as gala dinners as the backdrop of the stunning castle only adds to the glamour of events such as these!

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