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Ariel House; Refreshing Lemonade.

What an absolutely beautiful summers day we had today. After weeks of grey skies and muggy temperatures it was so wonderful to see wispy clouds and bright blue skies. I often think when I am strolling around Dublin that people seem so much happier when the weather is good. Plenty of smiling faces around the […]

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St Patrick’s Festival 2016

There is great excitement around Dublin city this week with a host of activities and events planned to help celebrate the St Patrick’s Festival 2016.  This years theme is “Imagine If” and marks the final instalment of an exciting trilogy; the past, the present and the future. The theme will bring Dublin streets to life […]

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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: 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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National Bread Week! Ariel House Favourite, Brown Bread!

Love Your Loaf with National Bread Week is a week long celebration of Irish Bread! We have a fantastic bread heritage here in Ireland which we are extremely proud of. Here in our kitchen at Ariel House we make fresh bread daily and it is always popular with our guests! We love it with lashings […]

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An Ariel House Favourite – Vanilla Melting Moments.

When we first started hosting afternoon tea here in Ariel House, these delicious little morsels were so popular we found it hard to bake them as quick as they were required in the dining room. Ever popular and oh so delicious, our cake stand is never complete without them on it.  We are often asked […]

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Ariel House Recommends…….

Ariel House Recommends…. We recently had a wonderful day out through the streets broad and narrow of Dublin’s fair city! We love to experience, first hand, outings that we recommend to our guests and this is definitely high on our recommendation list. Please let me introduce you to Ketty, an award winning blogger, Ballymaloe trained […]

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