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Top AA Hotels to visit before the Irish Open

The Irish Open is set to tee off on 28th May with golfing pro Rory McIlroy to host the star-studded event in Co. Down. If you want to get into the swing of things (sorry) and perfect your chipping technique ahead of the big game, you should visit some of our AA accredited golfing hotels below; with luscious green fairways, gorgeous surroundings and award-winning restaurants, it’s sure to be the perfect golfing excursion.

Castleknock Hotel & Country Club

Castlekock Hotel & Country Club is set on 6,700 sq. yards of undulating green fairway – perfect for the seasoned golfer. Named as one of the top 100 golf courses in Ireland by Golf Digest Magazine, the 18-hole golf course was designed by architect Jonathan Gaunt and boasts close proximity to Dublin city centre.

Currently, guests can avail of 1 night’s dinner and bed & breakfast at the award-winning hotel and a round of golf from just €109 per person sharing midweek and from €129 per person sharing on weekends.

T: + 353 (0)1 640 6314  E:


Dromoland Castle Hotel

Situated in the West of Ireland, Dromoland golf course has been widely regarded as one of the top 18-hole parkland courses in the country. Boasting close proximity to Shannon airport, Dromoland offers tailored packages to suit large groups, corporate events or individual golf enthusiasts.

If you fancy a long, lazy Sunday putting some balls you can enjoy their offer of a ‘Super Sunday’ for €50.00 pp from 12 noon onwards.

T: +353 61 368 444  E:


Druids Glen Hotel & Resort

Already a host to the Irish Open for four years in a row, it’s no surprise that playing on the courses’ pedicured tree-lined fairways makes you feel as if you’re at one of the best. Renowned as “The Augusta of Europe”, it was awarded ‘Best Overall Golf Resort” in Ireland in 2013 and continues to be one of the most challenging courses in Europe.

At the moment, golf enthusiasts can enjoy a 2-night golf break with breakfast and dinner included for one night from €270 per night.

T: +353 (0)1 2870812  E:

Redcastle Hotel, Golf & Spa resort

Sitting at the base of Lough Foyle, Redcastle’s 9-hole parkland is the perfect location for a golf break in the North of Ireland. The Inishowen hotel is currently offering guests a two night break including a full Irish breakfast each morning, dinner one evening and two rounds of golf from €119 pps.

T: +353 (0) 74 938 5555  E:

If you would like to purchase our new AA Hotel Vouchers, which can be used at any of the hotels above, please click here.

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