Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park

Posted: November 21, 2014

The Winter Wonderland event in Hyde Park in London is one not to be missed. It’s a magical time of year and the atmosphere surrounding the park during the event is unforgettable.

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It opens up on Friday the 21st of November and closes the 4th of January. It is open from 5pm daily.

Enjoy the winter festivities whether you are ice-skating on the largest ice rink in the UK, visiting Santa in Santa land, shopping in one of the 200 chalets selling all the Christmassy crafts & potential gifts for your loved ones at Christmas, or having a laugh at Zippos Christmas Circus; the list goes on and there is something here that everyone will enjoy.

 

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There is plenty of food stalls, restaurants & pubs that serves delicious food & drink to warm you up on the cold crisp winter nights.

New to Winter Wonderland includes Bar Ice-it means what it says on the tin! Enjoy a cool drink in a sub-zero environment where everything is made from ice!

Do be sure to wrap up in your winter woollies whilst you enjoy the Christmas atmosphere surrounding the event!

After the event treat yourself to a lovely stay at either of our Moran Hotels- Crown Moran Hotel and Chiswick Moran Hotel.

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We offer great value rates on overnight stays. Both hotels offer excellent delicious dining & Bar services.

Special Offers at Crown Moran Hotel

Special Offers at Chiswick Moran Hotel

Christmas Markets in Dublin, Cork & London

Posted: November 18, 2014

Nothing helps create that extra piece of Christmas magic like a visit to one of the many traditional Christmas Markets that pop up during the festive season. The popularity of Christmas Markets is increasing every year with most large towns and cities embracing the tradition and operating markets throughout the months of November and December. The 4 star Moran Hotel group with hotels in Dublin, Cork and London all offer easy access to the Christmas markets taking place in the centre of each city.

Dublin Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets in Dublin

For the first time Dublin’s St Stephen’s Green will be transformed into a Christmas market of twinkling lights, log cabins, and Christmas trees adorn the streets where you can browse a selection of stalls selling handcrafted gift items and woodcrafts. Tasty treats such as Belgian Chocolate Popcorn, traditional German Bratwurst & Gluhwein, Hungarian goulash and Spanish paella are on offer while the unmistakeable aroma of mulled wine fills the air.

In London the famous Hyde Park Winter Wonderland is a spectacular Christmas destination with something to entertain everyone. From fabulous fairground rides to the magical Ice Kingdom and Ice Rink to the sumptuous food fare in the Christmas Market it will not disappoint.

Moran Hotels offer accommodation at excellent rates with easy access to the city centres and Christmas markets of Dublin, Cork and London.

When visiting the Christmas markets we have the following tips:

Christmas Markets:

Enhance your Christmas market experience and relax with a stay at one of the selection of Moran Hotels this Christmas.

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We offer great value rates on overnight stays at all Moran Hotels including excellent dining & Bar services.

Special Offers at Crown Moran Hotel

Special Offers at Chiswick Moran Hotel

Special Offers at Red Cow Moran Hotel

Special Offers at Silver Springs Moran Hotel

 

 

Family Facilities at Silver Springs Moran Hotel

Posted: November 11, 2014

Silver Springs offers great family facilities. Silver Springs Moran Hotel has a multi-play outdoor playground which offers kids a great area to play in and parents can relax knowing their children are safe and having fun.

 

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It is located beside the Watermarq Restaurant. This is a great secure area for families and kids to relax in. The playground is contemporary and has something for all the children to enjoy.

The Playground includes:

It has a soft finish so the little ones won’t get hurt.

We also have a playroom that is located beside reception. It will be a world of fun and games for your children. The room has toys and board games so it is a good opportunity for your children to make friends with other children staying at the hotel.

Children can enjoy the ‘Young Diners Menu’. It has a delicious choice of food  that will appeal to everyone. It is the best of local produce and is very affordable.

We have a leisure centre located just a short walk from the hotel. The guests staying at Silver Springs Moran Hotel will have access to:

 

There is a variety of kid friendly local attractions close by the hotel:

 

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To book please phone 021 450 7533 or visit www.silverspringsmoranhotel.com for more information.

 

WeddingsOnline Awards 2015

Posted: November 5, 2014

We are delighted to be nominated this year for the 2015 Wedding Online Awards.

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The categories we are in are ‘Exclusive Venue of the Year’ and ‘Hotel Venue of the Year Leinster’.

We really need your help to win the Weddings Online Awards 2015 for Red Cow Moran Hotel and Bewleys Hotel Ballsbridge.

Could you please vote for Thomas Prior Hall to win ‘Exclusive Venue of the Year’ and Red Cow Moran Hotel to win ‘Hotel Venue of the Year Leinster’.

Red Cow Moran Hotel is one of the most highly recommended Dublin Wedding Venues which can cater for up to 550 guests and indeed more intimate weddings too. We have launched a new Ballroom for weddings in The Four Star Red Cow Moran Hotel. The ballroom boasts a scheme of plush cream and gold. The gold is reflected in our opulent crystal chandeliers. The ivory and gold colour schemes complements all wedding themes. Red Cow Moran Hotel offers a contemporary yet homely backdrop for this very special occasion.

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Tucked away neatly behind stunning greenery and an iconic water fountain, you will find Thomas Prior Hall in Ballsbridge Dublin 4. This unique Dublin Wedding Venue, Thomas Prior Hall promises to create an unforgettable day for both you and your guests. This stunning Dublin wedding venue is surrounded by manicured lawns, tall chestnut trees and an iconic white water fountain. The stunning water fountain is an excellent backdrop to wedding photos and civil ceremonies.

 

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The Weddings Online Awards recognise the success, dedication and extremely high levels of quality and service given by the Irish wedding industry. We are delighted to be apart of this competition.

Weddings Online has become Ireland’s most loved Wedding Community, connecting brides and grooms-to-be with the perfect Wedding suppliers.

Voting has opened on the 3rd of November and will close on the 5th of December.

We would love if you could all vote! The finalists will be announced on Wednesday 12th of December.

Voting is really easy just click on this link but be sure to vote for both categories at the same time… #wolaawards2015

http://www.weddingsonline.ie/blog/awards/vote/

 

Thanks everyone!!

The Script play Croke Park 2015

Posted: November 3, 2014

Following a press conference at Croke Park The Script have been announced as the first of the major summer concerts in Dublin in 2015, playing in the home of GAA on Saturday 20th June. Promoters MCD unveiled the popular Irish band will return home to Dublin and play as the headline act to be supported by American singer  and  songwriter Pharrell Williams.

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With an ever building repertoire of hits, their songs include “Hall of Fame”, “Break Even”, and tracks from their latest album “No Sound Without Silence”.

A sell out crowd of over 80,000 fans is expected when tickets go on sale on Thursday 6th November. Tickets prices start from €45.

If you are travelling to Dublin and looking for Accommodation for the Script in Croke Park, the Red Cow Moran Hotel is always a popular choice. Conveniently located on the edge of Dublin City there is easy access via the Luas Red Line to the city centre. Visit the Red Cow Moran Hotel website to find accommodation for this concert in Croke Park.

 

Christmas at the Crown Moran Hotel

Posted: October 28, 2014

There is only 9 more weeks until Christmas!

Christmas Time at the Crown

Check out our Christmas Brochure for 2014.

The Crown Moran Hotel is the perfect choice for your Christmas Party venue this festive season.

Here at the Crown Moran Hotel, we offer guests several options for Christmas party nights with family & friends or office Christmas parties.

For the Ultimate Party join us here at the Crown Moran Hotel for our Festive Boogie Nights Party. At the Crown Moran Hotel we offer both Joiner Parties and Private Parties.

At our Christmas Joiner parties, guests can join in with other guests to enjoy the festive season.

Our Joiner Package for £34 includes:

Christmas Joiner Party dates are on the 5th, 6th, 12th, 19th & 20th

 

Also guests can have their own private Christmas party, we offer a choice of different venues within the hotel such as the stunning Sala or Bentley Suites.

We have a New Year’s Eve Joiner Party with a special dining experience.

Our New Year’s Eve Party includes:

Tickets are from only £49 per adult & £15 per child. Bar opens at 7pm & dinner is served from 8pm.

PanAsia Restaurant is open on Christmas Day. Enjoy a traditional 3 course Christmas Dinner Menu plus a ½ bottle of wine. Kids can enjoy unlimited free soft drinks plus a Free Christmas gift. Only £49 per adult and £15 per child.

If you would like to book a Christmas Party please contact the Crown Moran Hotel on 020 8452 4175 or email crowncb@moranhotels.com

Christmas at Silver Springs Moran Hotel

Posted: October 21, 2014

Join us for Christmas this year at Silver Springs Moran Hotel. We have a fantastic selection of shows that will keep you and your family entertained.

Have a look at our Christmas Brochure for 2014

Tickled Pink is live Saturday 6th, Friday 12th, Saturday 13th of December

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So So 90’s is live Friday 12th of December

Garth Brooks Tribute is live Friday 19th of December

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Red Hurley is live Friday 19th of December

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The price is €50 per person which includes festive mulled wine reception, five course meal & show followed by late DJ.

All Shows include:

 

Our Post Christmas Shows include:

June Rodgers Christmas Show-Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd January

June Rodgers Christmas

The price of this show is €59.50 per person which includes festive mulled wine reception, five course meal & show followed by late DJ.

We also have Mike Denver & Band with various guests-Thursday 29th January

Mike Denver

The price of this show is €25 per person, these are show only tickets.

 

To book any of these shows please Phone Silver Springs Moran Hotel on 021 450 7533

 

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

Posted: October 8, 2014

The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival is an annual music festival held in Cork City. The festival is Ireland’s biggest jazz event and attracts hundreds of musicians and thousands of music fans to the city each year.

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It is on from the 23rd to the 27th of October 2014.

This year there a lots of great acts performing at the Jazz Festival.

Some of the amazing acts this year include:

Imelda May-Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th 8pm –Cork Opera House

The Frank and Walters & Guests the minutes and Rubyhorse-Saturday 25th 8pm-Cork Opera House

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings –Sunday 26th 7.30Pm-Cork Opera House

2 Many DJS-Sunday 26th 12pm-Cork Opera House

Carla Cook Quartet-Friday 24th 8pm-The Everyman

Dianne Reeves-Saturday 25th 8pm-The Everyman

Delorentos-Friday 24th 8pm- Cyprus Avenue

The Vanbrugh Quartet-Sunday 26th 2.30pm-Triskel Christchurch

There are lots of fun filled events happening in Cork over the few days including Jazz Camp, Street Music, Jazz Choir, Jazz Sessions, Singers Open Mic, Guitar Gathering, Big Band Jazz, Family Jazz & Signature Sessions.

Stay with Silver Springs Moran Hotel, we offers guests luxury accommodation in Cork City overlooking the River Lee.

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Check out our special rates on accommodation.

The Silver Springs Moran Hotel provides the ideal choice for your midweek or weekend break in Southern Ireland. Luxurious accommodation, Lounge Bar, Watermarq Restaurant and extensive child friendly facilities will ensure you will have a memorable stay.

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Wedding Showcase at the Red Cow Moran Hotel

Posted: September 30, 2014

Looking for a Wedding Venue, Red Cow Moran Hotel is one of the most highly recommended Dublin Wedding Venues which can cater for up to 550 guests and indeed more intimate weddings too.

We have launched a new Ballroom for weddings in The Four Star Red Cow Moran Hotel.

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The ballroom boasts a scheme of plush cream and gold. The gold is reflected in our opulent crystal chandeliers, each handmade, using hundreds of individual crystals hung from beautiful gilt bases. Luxurious fabrics adorn our windows creating wonderful curtains completed by bespoke pelmets. The ivory and gold colour scheme complements all wedding themes.

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You can add additional extras for your special day such as our new signature Candy Cart, up lighters, chivari chairs, and luxury linens amongst many more.

At the Red Cow Moran Hotel we offer many different options for you on your wedding day.

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Our selection of Wedding Packages includes:

The Stars Wedding Package

The Moon Wedding Package

The Sun Wedding Package

Click Here if you would like to make a Wedding Enquiry.

Check out our stunning Wedding Gallery.

Red Cow Moran Hotel will be having a Wedding Showcase Thursday 16th of October 5.30pm to 8.30pm. See this stunning wedding venue as it would appear on your wedding day.

 

 

Ladies Gaelic Finals Take Place in Croke Park

Posted: September 26, 2014

Ladies GAA Finals Weekend Kicks Off in Dublin

The 41st TG4 All Ireland Finals will take place at Croke Park on Sunday, September 28th, with three matches taking place during an action packed day.

Ladies Gaelic Finals

Ladies GAA Finals in Dublin

The All Ireland Junior Final will take place first with throw in at 11:45 as Wexford return to the All Ireland Final to take a New York team travelling to Dublin for the finals.

The Intermediate final is going to be an All-Ulster encounter with supporters travelling from Northern Ireland as Down and Fermanagh meet for the fourth time this year.

The TG4 Senior All Ireland final features a hugely successful Cork team who have won every All Ireland  since 2005 except for 2010 when Dublin were victors.

The Red Cow Inn will be open from 9 am for a Carvery Breakfast, 12pm for Carvery Lunch and 8pm for Steak House Dinner and for all Red Cow Inn customers there ample free parking and within a short walking distance to the Red Luas Line.

Red Cow Inn Exterior

With over 25,000 supporters expected to make the trip to Croke Park it promises to be an exciting days action. For those travelling early to the matches, The Brasserie Restaurant at Bewleys Leopardstown, Bewleys Newlands Cross, Bewleys Hotel Ballsbridge and Bewleys Dublin Airport are open for Breakfast.

Tickets for all 3 finals are available through www.tickets.ie and www.ladiesgaelic.ie. Tickets cost €25 for adults, €10 for students/senior citizens & €8 for Under 16’s. For details about group discounts contact the LGFA on 01 836 3156.