Book Now
Arrival Date:
Number of nights:
Book Now
Arrival date:
Nights:

Latest News - 'What’s on in Dublin'

The Merrion Hotel

Jameson Bow Street

The Distilleries of Dublin

8th Nov

NOVEMBER 2018   It’s just one little letter, but it makes a world of difference: the “e” that separates Irish whiskey from Scotch whisky. Both get their names from the original Gaelic uisce beatha (uisge beatha in scots Gaelic), literally meaning “the water of life”. Whiskey originated in Ireland, and differs from Scotch in that […]

The Gaiety Theatre

Time for Stellar Theatre in Dublin

18th Aug

AUGUST 2018   Ireland boasts more than its fair share of Nobel winning writers, and the city is famed for its theatres, as well as acclaimed for its actors. Theatre in Dublin has a rich and fascinating history, and the Dublin Theatre Festival and Fringe Festivals are a magical time, when all the city truly […]

georges-street-arcade-317555 The Markets in Dublin

The Markets of Dublin

23rd May

MAY 2018 Browsing, shopping, antiques, jewellery, street food and more, there’s a lot to discover in the markets of Dublin’s fair city, and it’s just the thing for a sunny day’s adventure. Dublin City is a haven for shoppers, with everything from flagship brands to stores that will delight the quirky individualist, but it also […]

Niamh White & Anne Sophie Duprels in Risurrezione by Alfano - WFO 2017 - photo by Clive Barda

Devoted to Divas. Why Ireland loves Opera

27th Mar

MARCH 2018 From Handel’s hallelujah to the World’s Best Festival, Ireland has a glorious musical past and an exciting operatic future. Ireland has a rich musical history. While today visitors may come to follow in the footsteps of Bono, or to tap their feet at a traditional gig, others are treading a path established at […]

Picture 381

Turner at The National Gallery of Ireland

16th Jan

JANUARY 2018   An eagerly anticipated annual event in the art world, January brings the watercolours of genius painter JMW Turner to the National Gallery One of the world’s most famous artists, JMW Turner (the initials stand for Joseph Mallord William), made paintings that showed nature at its most beautiful, whether coolly calm, or wild […]

Claddagh-ring-the-merrion-hotel-jewellery-blog-post

Why Dublin is a brilliant destination for new talent in jewellery design

19th Sep

SEPTEMBER 2017   A short step along St Stephen’s Green from the Merrion Hotel, Grafton Street and its environs is the place to go for gold, silver and precious stones. Established in 1869 Weir and Sons is a Dublin institution, and fanning out from Grafton Street are places to discover everything from antique pieces, to […]

The Front Hall (1)

Enjoying the Art Galleries and Museums of Dublin

6th Jul

JULY 2017 After revelling in the Merrion Hotel’s own extraordinary collection of art, where do you go to discover more? Rain or shine, a tour through the galleries and museums of Dublin will not only introduce you to some extraordinary works of art, it will also bring you through magnificent buildings and glorious gardens too. […]

Jason Wu Mousse cropped

Prêt-à-Portea at The Merrion!

15th Nov

The Merrion, located in the heart of Dublin city centre, is delighted to welcome The Berkeley in Knightsbridge legendary fashion afternoon tea, Prêt-à-Portea to the hotel’s Drawing Rooms from Saturday, 28th January to Sunday, 5th February 2017. Since 2006, Prêt-à-Portea remains the original fashionista afternoon tea in London featuring key fashion styles from the world’s […]

Ireland-2016-large

1916, The Easter Rising and the Making of Ireland with The Merrion

25th Feb

As Ireland marks the centenary of the Easter Rising on 23 April 2016, The Merrion Hotel, Dublin is giving its guests the opportunity to discover the history of the landmark event. During a deeply comfortable two-night stay at the hotel, guests will enjoy a private, tailor-made walking tour with Context Travel, shedding light on the […]

The Drawing Rooms

Art Tea – 3 New Masterpieces

11th Aug

It is not just the hallowed halls of The Merrion Hotel which are filled with one of the country’s finest collection of artworks – the runaway success of The Merrion’s Art Tea has become legendary on the Dublin artistic scene. In 2010, Executive Chef Ed Cooney and master Pastry Chef Paul Kelly originally created nine […]

Connect WITH THE MERRION

Contact Us

Google Maps
353 1 603 0600

EMUSE NEWSLETTER