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Ireland’s newest Aquapark has just opened 40 minutes from Ballyhoura Hostel. at Ballyhass Aquapark. We are thrilled about this really exciting addition to Ballyhass Lakes, which already offers wake boarding, zipling, kayaking, leap of faith and many more! Now you can jump, slide, bounce, climb & race your friends around this amazing course. Book your […]

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Accommodation for HearSay 2017

HearSay International Audio Arts Festival takes place from the 29th of September to the 1st of October. We are now fully booked out on the Friday and Saturday of the festival but we do have availability either side of those dates. Three days and nights of sound, story and sharing taking over the mountain village […]

Limerick Fleadh 2017- Kilfinane

Through the great work that Ballyhoura CCE have been doing over the last couple of years and the support of the town, the Limerick Fleadh 2017 is coming to Kilfinane.  It will be a wonderful June Bank Holiday full of traditional Irish music in the pubs, street ceili’s and entertainment, aswell as competitors hoping to […]


The Gaisce ‘season’ is upon us and we are enjoying having school groups here, who are going for the Bronze Gaisce President’s award. There are four key challenge areas which include Community Involvement, Personal Skill, Physical Recreation and an Adventure Journey. That’s where we come in, on the Adventure Journey part. The students stay with […]


Your Hosts

So this is Séamus and Teresa, your hosts here at Ballyhoura Luxury Hostel. As this is Séamus’ family home, you will get a warm Irish welcome when you arrive here and we will do our best to make sure you have a great time while you are with us. Before Séamus opened the hostel he […]

Sonas Family Birthday

It was lovely to see the hostel returned back into the family home, for the weekend, with the celebration of my mother, Lucy Nunan’s 80th birthday. Great to have so many family around, thanks to all who stayed. We finished the celebration off with the very reverend Fr.Harry Parkinson, aka Fr.Haggis, reaching his 84th birthday […]

Latest pictures

Check out some beautiful photos that Siobhán Danaher, a local photographer, took of our hostel. Thanks Siobhán!


Outdoor Adventure Weekend 11th of October

Anyone fancy spending Saturday the 11th of October getting busy with outdoor activities? Activity Options would include: Kayaking, Canadian Canoeing, Mountain Biking, Hillwalking, Indoor Rockwall, Abseiling or Archery. You can pick two activites, one for the morning and one for the afternoon. What a great way to spend an Autumn Saturday!! Kilfinane Outdoor Education centre […]