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From 'daycations' to 'staycation-moons' - Six ways Irish hotels are getting creative in the face of Covid

Pól Ó Conghaile


Irish hotels are faced with a tough winter, but we're also seeing sparks of creativity and resilience that may give you staycation ideas, too

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Adare Manor. Photo: Jack Hardy

Adare Manor. Photo: Jack Hardy

Mount Falcon Estate

Mount Falcon Estate

The Mount Falcon Estate, just outside Ballina, Co. Mayo, has a country house hotel and several houses dotted around the beautiful lake

The Mount Falcon Estate, just outside Ballina, Co. Mayo, has a country house hotel and several houses dotted around the beautiful lake

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Adare Manor. Photo: Jack Hardy

Faced with no overseas visitors, festivals, matches or big events, fewer than a quarter of Irish hotel rooms are booked for September and October.

That's bad news, but we're also seeing sparks of creativity and resilience. Here are six ideas that could give you a staycation brainwave, too.

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