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Ariel House – February Favourites

30 days has September, April, June and November. All the rest have 31,  Except February, it’s the one, Which only has 28 days clear, And 29 in each Leap Year. February Favourites We had a busy February here in Ariel House. Lots of visitors coming to stay and visiting for afternoon tea.  Here are just […]

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Shortbread Cookies at Ariel House!

These shortbread cookies are a staple here in Ariel House. They are fantastic to sandwich strawberries and cream together, delicious dipped in melted chocolate or simply dunked into a cup of hot tea! With just three ingredients required, they could not be any simpler. Ingredients 50g sugar 100g butter 150g plain flour Method Preheat the […]

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Afternoon Tea Pavlova at Ariel House.

It’s a miserable and wet afternoon in Dublin but we are looking forward to a busy weekend here in Ariel House! We have guests staying from all over the world and have two busy days of afternoon teas ahead. This pavlova is always a hit with our guests and we are always guaranteed to have […]

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Shrove Tuesday at Ariel House!

Shrove Tuesday: ‘Shrove Tuesday (known in some countries as Pancake Tuesday) is a day in February or March preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent), which is celebrated in some countries by consuming pancakes. In others, especially those (including Louisiana) where it is called Mardi Gras or some translation thereof, this is a carnival […]

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Ariel House – January Favourites

January has been a gusty month here in Dublin! We have had storms Gertrude, Henry and Imogen in quick succession all visiting and a few more due to visit in February. Spring seems very far away but I have spotted a few green shoots in our city garden and some daffodils already in bloom as […]

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Ariel House: Good news and a healthy treat!

A lot of our guests this week are trying to reduce their sugar intake and adapt a healthier way of living. We believe in “a little of what you fancy’ here in Ariel House and try to stick to the 80:20 rule. These tasty little mini muffins are perfect to have with a coffee or […]

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A New Year at Ariel House!

Welcome back to the Ariel House blog! We reopened our doors on Saturday after carrying out some essential maintenance works over the festive period and we are delighted to be back meeting our guests and spoiling them with treats from our kitchen. This tray bake is always so popular with our guests, delicious with a […]

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An Ariel House Christmas!

Christmas in Ariel House is a very special time of year. We meet lots of families returning to spend time with their loved ones, we make dozens of delicious mince pies to share with our guests, we decorate our tree and remember what a wonderful year we have had, all washed down with a glass […]

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Ariel House – November Favourites

Ariel House – November Favourites We are really beginning to feel festive here in Ariel House. The Christmas tree is up, the fireplaces are decorated, the mince pies are being baked in the kitchen and there is a lovely festive atmosphere as you walk through town! I have compiled a few highlights of November in […]

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Trivago Top Hotel Awards 2015

We were thrilled to recently hear that we had been named as one of the top hotels in Leinster by trivago.ie! This is a review based award so we would like to thank all of our lovely guests for taking the time to go online and tell everyone how much they have enjoyed their stay with […]

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