YOUR IRISH HOME

We have hand-selected some of Ireland's most unique houses and private castles in Ireland to share with your guests. The owners of these unique homes, not only want your guests to share their homes, but they also want to share their most exclusive insights with your guests, local stories or war, fun challenges, and prosper.

Each home has a distinct story to share and it is indeed the location that gives each home its character.

Find yourself again
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Exclusively yours
Space to breathe again

A hand chosen residence, exclusively yours.

A tailor-made luxury vacation in Ireland. Your home for the duration of your Trip to Ireland. Private Travel in Ireland has never been more needed.

 

The Gather team creates an experience that matches the impeccable service you would expect from the world’s finest hotels.

We add the details that make it memorable.

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Your Local
Experts

We have spent many years, creating relationships with private estate owners, Ireland's best local artisan producers, performers, designers, and the best characters.

We have travelled throughout the Island, exploring off the track  locations, unearthing truly unique elements, which all our customers love. 

Experience Ireland not as a tourist but as a local.

Gather with us, take the road less travelled to unique experiences that will connect you with an Ireland we cherish.

If you have the words, there's always a chance that you'll find the way. 

Seamus Heaney
A White Glove Service

The Gather team offer a discreet, intuitive service that is tailormade to each guest's needs. We have the expertise, resources, connections, and partners which allow us to deliver outstanding white glove services, which go way beyond the norm.

We partner with the very best, ensuring a hightouch point, seamless experience every time.

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RELAXED LUXURY

A curated collection of luxury residences. 

From historic castles and manor homes to pared-back beach houses and country cottages bursting with character in acres of secret gardens. All hand-picked and visited by our team.

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Ocean Front location

6 Ensuite King Bedrooms - all twin capacity

3 Staff - Butler, 1 Housekeepers, 1 Chef

Family Picnic

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UNESCO Geo Park

Food Tours, Fishing, Cycling, Paddle boarding, Coastal Foraging, Yachting, Clay Pigeon Shooting & Cookery

The Beach House

The Beach House is a new luxury rental offering some of the most exclusive accommodation in Ireland — a modern, architect-designed home located above Ardmore Bay in the country’s southeast. From every room, you can enjoy views of the rolling Atlantic Ocean.

High-pitched ceilings in the dining room and two living rooms open up through floor-to-ceiling glass to a long stone patio. You feel immersed in the stunning waterside location.

All six en-suite bedrooms have floor-to-ceiling glass windows, which slide open so you can step out from your bedroom to smell, hear, and breathe the essence of the Atlantic coastline.

Lismore Castle

Lismore Castle in Waterford, Ireland, is one of the best Ireland Private Castles. and a repository of extraordinary history: from walls marked by Cromwellian cannonballs to Cecil Beaton, Lucian Freud, Fred Astaire and JFK, all of whom slept a night or more in this private castle on the banks of the River Blackwater.

 

The castle dates from 1170, yet there is no shortage of modern luxuries: en-suite bathrooms, a cinema room, wifi throughout the castle. World-class art — contemporary and Old Masters — hangs from the walls, Every detail is a masterpiece of good taste, presided over by the Duke of Devonshire’s family.

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10 en-suite King Bedrooms

2 en-suite Twin Bedrooms

3 Single Bedrooms- sharing 2 bathrooms

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner are included

in rental along with drinks.

Private Tasting at Midelton Distillery

Fishing, Horse Riding, Game Shooting,

Golf, Coastal boat tours

Waterford Greenway

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Beautiful Waterfront location

13 Ensuite King Bedrooms 

Numerous on site activities

Log Fires throughout

Snooker room

Connemara

Sky Road

Kylemore Abbey

Killary Fjord

Galway City

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Connemara Lodge

Located in a wild and unspoilt valley of extraordinary beauty, the 1000-acre  estate is one of Ireland’s hidden treasures. The historic lodge, is surrounded by the tallest mountains in the region, overlooks the lakes and rivers of the local valley. The area surrounding the lodge is famous for  salmon and sea-trout fishing. 

An idyllic mountain location, whilst under an hour from the brilliant Galway City. Possibly Ireland's best city. A gem of culture, arts, food & entertainment.

West Cork House

Originally built in 1771 by Captain George Sandes, West Cork House has had many interesting owners over the years. Each generation has left its signature on the house and gardens, to be enjoyed by guests. 

If you mention the house to anyone living in the area and they immediately associate it with Noel Redding, former bass guitarist with the Jimi Hendrix Experience. For more than 30 years Noel lived here, where he entertained music legends throughout the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s.

It's the perfect secluded location, surrounded by laid back beach towns, rolling countryside and a great city close by if you want to feel the buzz. 

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Adjacent to the Ocean

6 en-suite King Bedrooms - some with twin capacity

Drawing room, Terrace, Music and

Memorabilia room, Dining Room

 

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Lots of beaches

Gougane Barra National Park

Baltimore fishing village

West Cork Food tour

Surfing ,Kayaking, Horseriding

“They lived and laughed

and loved and left.”

James Joyce
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2 Bedrooms - 1 King, 1 Twin

1 Bathroom

2 Staff -Butler/Chef & Housekeeper

Open Plan Kitchen

Ring of Kerry, Valentia Island, Skellig Michael

Surfing

Local Food Tours

Fishing, Cycling, Yachting

Coastal Foraging

UNESCO Geo Park

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Paradise Found

The remote lakeside location of the  cottage in County Kerry, was once only home to a heard of mountain goats, who used it to shelter from the bleak Irish winters. Hundreds of years on, a local family transformed the abandoned mountainside cottage into a luxury hideaway that couples and families can claim all for themselves. Set between emerald green farmland and cloud-shrouded mountains, beneath its red iron roof.

The cottage was built in the early 1800s and then abandoned in 1960 when Jack 'The Badger' O'Shea moved his family to Killarney. For the next 40 years, it became a winter refuge to a herd of goats (they're still on the mountain!) then in 2003 we started to restore the cottage by first carefully peeling off its rotting roof to create the beautiful cottage.

Paradise found, on a mountain side in Kerry.

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Woodland/Lakeside location

18 en-suite Bedrooms 

Drawing Rooms, Lounge, 

Outdoor Deck, Gym

Boating, hiking, fishing

Killarney Lakes

Mount Brandon

Dingle 

Ring of Kerry

Killorglin Village

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Ard Na Sidhe

Ard na Sidhe Country House Hotel is a stunning country manor house on the shores of Caragh Lake, first built in 1913 and now restored to its original glory. Just outside Killorglin, Ard na Sidhe country house, with magnificent views over Caragh Lake has 18 ensuite bedrooms.

The 10 main House Bedrooms are the perfect place to relax with four poster beds and antique furnishings, polished hardwood floors and Edwardian style bathrooms. The  8 Garden House bedrooms in the courtyard are very well appointed rooms each with a charming view of the gardens. They are furnished in casual elegance with crisp Irish linens and deep mattresses ensure a restful nights sleep

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Historic Lighhouse

5 Bedrooms 

Open Plan Kitchen

Island location

Connemara National Park

Westport Town

Clew Bay

Croagh Patrick

Coastal Adventure centres

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Atlantic Edge
Lighthouse

Atlantic Edge Lighthouse stands guard at the entrance to Clew Bay, on a small island off Ireland’s western Atlantic coast. For almost 2000 years, the lighthouse has been a nautical landmark perched high on the craggy cliffs, watching over the ocean below. Once a safe haven for sailors, this heritage property now offers a sanctuary of a different kind. This architecturally majestic, listed building has been lovingly transformed. 

 

Atlantic Edge Lighthouse is a ‘great escape’ - a restorative haven, where even the busiest mind is soon stilled by the unhurried island pace. The is home to only 150 residents,1 pub, and 1 shop . A 20 minute ferry ride from the mainland will take you ashore. The interiors, in keeping with the ethos of the lighthouse and its location, are uncluttered & sleek but exceedingly comfortable.  There are no TV's, but Wi-Fi is available so guests can use their own portable devices.

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These residences make ideal locations to host private gatherings
Glin Castle

Glin Castle, home for 800 years of the Fitzgerald family, hereditary Knights of Glin, stands proudly in the middle of its 400 acre wooded demesne on the banks of the Shannon. The toy-fortress like quality is echoed by three sets of battlemented Gothic folly lodges.

The present Glin Castle, which succeeds the medieval ruin in the village of Glin was built in the late 18th century with entertaining in mind. The entrance hall with a screen of Corinthian pillars has a superb neoclassical plaster ceiling and the enfilade of the reception rooms are filled with a unique collection of Irish 18th century mahogany furniture. 

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Shannon Esttuary 

Burren 

Dingle Peninsula

Private Cruiser Charter

Waterfront location

15 Ensuite King Bedrooms 

400 Acres of Private estate

Walled Garden

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