Saturday December 7, 2019

A taste of true luxury at Ireland’s best hotel

It doesn’t come cheap, but a stay at Ballyfin in Co Laois is a balm for the senses and an unforgettable experience

1st December, 2019

If I could find one thing under the Christmas tree this year, it would be a voucher to spend a single night at Ballyfin.

Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to do just that, experiencing 24 hours in what is not only Ireland’s best hotel, but one of the greatest in the world.

Though it was several months ago now, the memory lingers for a variety of reasons. First, Ballyfin consists of 20...

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