Apple Crumble Recipe – Arder Christie, Executive Head Chef at Castleknock Hotel

Apple crumble good for 4-6 pax For the crumble sieved 300g plain flour pinch of salt 175g brown sugar 200g unsalted butter at room temperature, cut into 1 inch cubes For the filling 450g apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1cm/½in pieces  50g  brown sugar 1 tbsp plain flour 1 pinch ground cinnamon Method Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. Place the flour, salt… Continue reading Apple Crumble Recipe – Arder Christie, Executive Head Chef at Castleknock Hotel

AA Hospitality Services Waives 2020 Fees For All Properties

In an effort to support hotels, restaurants and guesthouses across Ireland struggling with a loss of business, AA Hospitality Services has announced that it will waive the accreditation fees for all current properties for 2020. The news comes as the hospitality sector emerges as one of the industries hardest hit by the COVID-19 outbreak. AA… Continue reading AA Hospitality Services Waives 2020 Fees For All Properties

Adare Manor Named AA Hotel of the Year 2019

Adare Manor has been named as the AA Hotel of the Year 2019, the most prestigious prize in the Irish hospitality industry. “Since re-opening in 2017 after an extensive 21-month restoration and expansion project, the resort has re-affirmed its position as one of the finest hotels not only in Ireland, but in the world. Attracting visitors… Continue reading Adare Manor Named AA Hotel of the Year 2019

The Twelve Hotel Wins AA Courtesy & Care Award 2018

The Twelve Hotel has won yet another major tourism award in recognition of the quality and hospitality of its staff. The AA Courtesy & Care Award 2018 was presented by Brendan Nevin, CEO of AA Ireland at a prestigious ceremony in Dublin on Wednesday evening (25th April). A member of The AA’s Hotel Inspectorate commented: “Located… Continue reading The Twelve Hotel Wins AA Courtesy & Care Award 2018

Ballyfin Demesne Named AA Hotel of the Year 2018

AA Hospitality Awards 25th April 2018

Ballyfin Demesne has been named as the AA Hotel of the Year 2018, the most prestigious prize in the Irish hospitality industry. Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross, TD presented the award to General Manager Damien Bastiat in a ceremony held in Dublin on Wednesday, 25th April. “Ballyfin Demesne has, in its short history,… Continue reading Ballyfin Demesne Named AA Hotel of the Year 2018

Powerscourt has won AA Hotel of the Year

L-R Conor Faughnan, Director of Consumer Affairs at The AA, General Manager of Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring TD, and Director of Sales and Marketing at Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa, Deirdre O'Brien

Powerscourt Hotel Resort and Spa has won the AA Hotel of the Year award, marking a real triumph for a hotel that’s been on a transformative journey since changing ownership in 2013. Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring TD, presented the accolade to General Manager David Webster in a ceremony held in… Continue reading Powerscourt has won AA Hotel of the Year

AA Hotel of the Year goes to Douglas’s Maryborough Hotel & Spa wins

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Pascal Donohoe, today presented the team of the AA 4 Star, Maryborough Hotel and Spa with the ultimate accolade of ‘AA Ireland Hotel of the Year 2014-2015.’ The award is the most prestigious of its kind in the Irish Hospitality Industry and enormous consideration goes into the selection of… Continue reading AA Hotel of the Year goes to Douglas’s Maryborough Hotel & Spa wins