Every year I present awards for the “best of the best” in Ireland. From lodgings to restaurants to pubs. I am extremely particular about places that I personally recommend. Even more so for those receiving an award.
For 2011 I am pleased to announce the winners of the 2011 Emerald Awards. Congratulations to all the winners!
Hotel of the Year: Kilronan Castle in Ballyfarnon, Co. Roscommon
Guesthouse of the Year: Arthur’s Lodge Wood in Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Bed-and-Breakfast of the Year: Glenderan in Westport, Co. Mayo
Irish Classic: Blarney Vale House in Blarney, Co. Cork
Host of the Year: Eileen Creed at Ard Ri House in Cashel, Co. Tipperary
Romantic Elegance: Tankardstown House in Slane, Co. Meath
Best Irish Breakfast: Arthur’s Wood Lodge in Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Restaurant of the Year: Gulfstream Restaurant at Inchydoney Island Lodge in Clonakilty, Co. Cork
Pub of the Year: Yeats Tavern in Drumcliff, Co. Sligo
© 2011 Michele Erdvig
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