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

God Bless The Child
Patrick Talbot Productions Presents God Bless the Child. First confessions are the hardest!   The acclaimed play based on stories by Frank O'Connor.
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Liam O'Flynn, Paddy Glackin, Seán Keane
Ballymaloe Grainstore is delighted to present a special one-off concert by three of the greatest names in Irish traditional music.   Liam O'Flynn -
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Louise Morrissey - In This Life
An acoustic concert with the folk and country music star and her brother, Norman Morrissey. Louise Morrissey has long been regarded by both folk and country
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Ballymaloe Garden Festival
Tickets: €8 - children under 16 free When: 3 & 4 September 2016 The Ballymaloe Garden Festival is a weekend dedicated to
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Ballymaloe Glasshouse Dinner
Ballymaloe Glasshouse Dinner – A feast in the Ballymaloe Cookery School Glasshouses.  In support of this truly unique Ballymaloe cookery school dining
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Mike Denver In Concert with His Band
The hugely popular country singer Mike Denver has been selling out concert venues all over Ireland, both North and South.   He and his band make their
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Ralph McTell
One of the great storytellers, Ralph McTell is now celebrating almost 50 years on the road. Known for his virtuoso guitar style, he is primarily a prolific and
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Paul Brady
A rare opportunity to see one of Ireland's greatest singer-songwriters in the intimate setting of Ballymaloe Grainstore.  Paul Brady usually performs in
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Ballymaloe Craft & Design Fair
Ballymaloe Craft & Design Fair is back for its seventh year on 19th and 20th November and open from 10am - 6pm each day and 2016 will be
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The Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine
Kerrygold Ballymaloe Litfest of Food & Wine returns to Ballymaloe House and Ballymaloe Cookery School on the weekend,​ 19-21 May 2017. The inaugural
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Things to do at Ballymaloe

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

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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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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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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.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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

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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!