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The Ballymaloe Grainstore is the latest addition to Ballymaloe House. It is East Cork’s most versatile event space and hosts a variety of concerts, plays, live screenings, festival, fairs etc.. throughout the year.

See below for upcoming events. These are updated regularly, so we advise that you sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date.

Ballymaloe Grainstore and other Ballymaloe House venues are ideal for any size corporate or private event (from 15 to 800+) and are available for private hire.

Upcoming Events at Ballymaloe Grainstore

The Christmas Cracker
Saturday 10th December 2016
Billie Jean's East Cork Stage School and Rhythm Dance Company presents The Christmas Cracker Talented local students are put through their panto paces in this
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Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin and his sons, Owen and Moley
Thursday 29th December 2016
He has four times delighted Ballymaloe Grainstore audiences, so Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin returns for a fifth night of music, song, story and humour.  The iconic
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Loudest Whisper
Friday 30th December 2016
These folk-rock heroes are one of Ireland's longest established creative bands, led by the indomitable O’Reilly brothers since 1968.  They are still
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Ballymaloe Good Living Day
Sunday 05th February 2017
The Ballymaloe Good Living day on Sunday 5th February at The Ballymaloe Grainstore is all about investing in Good Health and Health Living.   The event will
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Eddi Reader
Friday 17th February 2017
The internationally acclaimed Scottish songstress, Eddi Reader, returns to the Grainstore after sold-out shows in 2014, 2015 and 2016.   Irish audiences keep
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Sibling Revelry: The Casey/Ní Chathasaigh Sisters
Saturday 25th February 2017
These renowned sisters from West Cork - singer and fiddle-player Nollaig; harper Máire; and singer and fiddle-player Mairéad - have, remarkably, only just
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JACK - Thu 2 March
Thursday 02nd March 2017
EARLY BIRD TICKETS (€20) ARE AVAILABLE FOR OPENING NIGHT.  STRICTLY LIMITED AND AVAILABLE ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS. Patrick Talbot Productions
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JACK, Fri 2, Sat 3 March
Friday 03rd March 2017
Patrick Talbot Productions presents JACK  Champion │ Leader│ Legend   A new play by Declan Hassett.  Directed by Patrick Talbot. GAA superstar, winner of six
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Des Bishop - One Day You'll Understand
Thursday 09th March 2017
Des Bishop delighted a sold-out audience in March 2016, so we've invited him back with his brand new show, One Day You'll Understand.   Des is old enough now
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Cork French Film Festival - Candlelit Supper & Screening
Friday 10th March 2017
Candlelit supper in Ballymaloe House with menu inspired by the film at 6:30pm. Screening of Les Saveurs du Palais in Ballymaloe Grainstore at 8pm. Based on
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Panti Bliss - High Heels in Low Places
Saturday 25th March 2017
National treasure, accidental activist and performance legend – join Panti in her smash hit stand-up show, High Heels in Low Places, a warm and wicked evening
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Hermitage Green
Friday 21st April 2017
TICKETS ON SALE ON SATURDAY 10 DECEMBER AT 9AM Formed in 2010 as a result of a spontaneous jam session between friends, 2016 has been Hermitage Green's
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Things to do at Ballymaloe

Ballymaloe Grainstore Multi Purpose Venue

The Ballymaloe Shop

The Ballymaloe Shop is located at Ballymaloe House. here you will find a range of Irish designer crafts, wool blankets and scarves, cook books, kitchen accessories, bakeware, kitchenware and lots more.

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Ballymaloe Café

The Ballymaloe Café serves delicious café-style lunches and mouth watering home made cakes. Open every day from 10am to 5pm. Facebook The Cafe at the end of the shop

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Tennis

The relaxed, outdoor tennis court is located between the swimming pool and woodlands. No need to book a space, use it as you wish.

Ballymaloe Grainstore Multi Purpose Venue

Heated Outdoor Pool

The outdoor, heated, swimming pool is filled as soon as the weather gets warm enough - usually sometime in May, and emptied when it gets too chilly to swim - usually in late September.

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Cycling

There are several bikes of various sizes that are free for guests to use. Children are welcome to cycle around the farm and through the woods.

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Croquet

There is a croquet lawn in front of the house which is always popular on dry days with both children and adults. It is free for residents to use, you will find croquet mallets and balls in a little box beside the lawn.

Ballymaloe Grainstore Multi Purpose Venue

Make Irish Soda Bread with our Baker

Step into the kitchen and roll up your sleeves, you can learn the secrets of Ballymaloe bread baking!

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Walks

There are many nice walks around the Ballymaloe gardens, woodlands and farm, these are all marked on a detailed map which is available at reception.

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Golf

Perfect for beginners, teaching children or to practice, the laid back and informal five hole golf course in front of Ballymaloe House is free for guests to use.

Ballymaloe Grainstore Multi Purpose Venue

Wine Events

We also hold regular wine events throughout the year when wine experts and producers from around the world give talks and tastings.

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Children's Play Equipment

We have a slide, sandpit and plenty of board games to keep children entertained during their stay.

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Collect Eggs from the Hen House

Every day the eggs are collected on the farm and brought to the kitchen, however, if you would like to fetch your own you are more than welcome. Children particularly enjoy this.

Ballymaloe Grainstore Multi Purpose Venue

Visit The Pigs

We have several pigs on the farm and if you are lucky there will be litter of baby piglets (which are particularly cute), amongst the herd during your stay.

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Art Gallery

There are several art and photography exhibitions held throughout the year in both Ballymaloe House and Ballymaloe Grainstore.

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Pilates

A fun, beginners Pilates dance class to tone your body and loose inches. €50 for a six week course, contact Lindsay to discuss a drop in rate.

Ballymaloe Grainstore Multi Purpose Venue

Zumba

Are you ready to party yourself into shape? That’s exactly what the Zumba® program is all about.

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Yoga

Fusion Yoga with Alison Faith combines a variety of Yoga styles with relaxation and well being techniques in a carefully selected blend (like great coffee!) to liberate, recharge and empower your whole system!