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Now You Can Make Ariel House Recipes at Home

  We are already a few months into the New Year and despite a recent bout of bad weather, it looks like there are some promises of spring on the horizon. We look forward to welcoming you back to Ariel House this year and meeting new guests who have discovered us over the course of [...]

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Showcase – Ireland’s Creative Expo at the RDS

Showcase – Ireland’s Creative Expo This Sunday, the 19th of January,  Showcase – Ireland’s Creative Expo – opens at the RDS. Located just minutes from Ariel House, the RDS is a convention and Exhibition Centre steeped  in History and character. Showcase is a trade show and while not open to the public, it is an [...]

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Stay A Night In Dublin And Enjoy The Christmas Attractions

Christmas in Dublin is a great time to visit.  There is so much to see and do and it’s well worth staying a night in Dublin during the last big run up to the big day – we thought we put together a few ideas for places to visit and relish in the holiday season. [...]

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Buying Irish Craft

Buying Irish C raft We have a bit of a thing for Irish craft here at Ariel House – not only do we  use the Nicholas Mosse Pottery in our breakfast room but we also have lots of crafts people stay with us.  Many of them are here for the  RDS this week for the [...]

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Dublin Day Trips on the DART

We can’t think of a better time to take advantage of some affordable family activities – and one that we think is particularly great and really well priced is a family day pass on the DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit). For as little as €17.20 for the day, a family of 1-2 adults and up [...]

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Halloween in Dublin

Halloween in Dublin and in Ireland as a whole has become a bigger celebration in recent years and this year there are countless spooky events for the whole family.  From bats to vampires and pumpkins and ghosts – this Halloween you can be sure to find a celebration to suit everyone. Believe it or not [...]

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Food Hotspots near Ariel House Guesthouse In Ballsbridge

This week, we asked Lorraine Griffin, who is a freelance food and lifestyle writer, to give us her top 5 foodie hotspots in the Ballsbridge area surrounding Ariel House. Roly’s Bistro & Cafe has been a stalwart of the Dublin dining scene for over 20 years. A lively spot, their award-winning chefs produce consistently high-quality food. [...]

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A Recipe from the Ariel House Kitchen

We are very lucky to have such a talent in our kitchen, as we’ve mentioned before here at Ariel House. We have developed a great reputation not only for our amazing breakfasts but also for our afternoon teas. You can start off your day with us before you head out into the city. We offer [...]

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Celebrating our Local Food Producers at Ariel House

One of the things we pride ourselves of here at Ariel House is that, wherever possible, we’ve incorporated local food producers into our breakfast and afternoon tea menu. We source local food produce from as close by as our own back garden to as far away as Wexford, Wicklow and Cork. For those of you [...]

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A Little Bit about Ariel House

In the shadow of the contemporary glass structure of Aviva Stadium, Ariel House is your perfect base for all you need to do around the city of Dublin. Located on tree-lined Lansdowne Road, we are housed in a Victorian townhouse (well, actually three) that have been lovingly renovated and updated to provide a tranquil and [...]

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