4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Explore the Emerald Isle

Indulgent Ireland

Join us for our next virtual visit to Ireland along with a small group networking session. During this program, we will tour the iconic Adare Manor hosted by Assistant Director of Sales, Gillian Griffin, and meet new Irish Chamber member, Siobhan Byrne Learat, Founder & CEO of Adams & Butler. We are thrilled to welcome Alison Metcalfe, Head of North America for Tourism Ireland, to share insight on the tourism industry and the latest updates on travel to Ireland.

Adams & Butler, Hallmark of Luxury Travel, offers clients unique and authentic, tailormade travel and cultural experiences in Ireland on varied themes. Diverge from the typical tourist destinations in favour of unique, authentic experiences. Experiences designed in the most inspiring surroundings that will be yours, and yours only. Journeys that create memorable moments and Adams & Butler’s bespoke itineraries will make this happen. Adams & Butler works with all the better hotels and can arrange private visits with leading experts and the aristocracy. They also have a variety of country houses, castles and stately homes available for exclusive rental. They cater to clients seeking affordable luxury and celebrities such as – Kardashians and Taylor Swift. They offer experiences that are unique and not the usual, taking footfall away from over-visited sites to lesser known gems, enabling smaller local communities and businesses to survive and thrive.

Adare Manor, built in 1832, is one of Ireland’s Leading 5* castle resorts situated in the heart of Adare Village in County Limerick just a 30 minute drive from Shannon International Airport. Adare Manor, which is owned by the McManus family, was unveiled following a ground-breaking transformation in November 2017. The largest restoration project of its kind in Ireland, the renovation and expansion included a new 42-bedroom wing, increasing accommodations to a total of 104 guest rooms and a ballroom which can host up to 350 guests. The 842 acres of Adare Manor’s beautiful parkland, walled gardens and walking trails were also enhanced and offer an extensive range of pursuits, including an 18 Hole Tom Fazio designed Golf Course home to the 2027 Ryder Cup, Indoor Padel Tennis, falconry, archery, clay pigeon shooting, gun dog lessons, fishing, horse & carriage tours, La Mer spa, cinema, leisure facilities and more. Gillian Griffin, Assistant Director of Sales, has been with the property for over 18 years.

Tourism Ireland is responsible for marketing the island of Ireland overseas as a leading holiday destination. It was established as one of the “six areas of co-operation” under the framework of the Belfast Agreement of Good Friday 1998. Their remit is to increase tourism to the island of Ireland and to support Northern Ireland to realise its tourism potential.

4.00 – 5.00 pm EST

Presented virtually



Contact Alanna Barry McCloskey at abarry@iabcn.org or call/text 215.772.3101

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