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

Ballymaloe Good Living Day and Lucky Run
Sunday 25th February 2018
The Ballymaloe Good Living day and Ballymaloe Relish 5k Lucky Run 2018 will take place on Sunday 25th February at The Ballymaloe Grainstore. The
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The Voice Squad
Sunday 04th March 2018
The Voice Squad is an Irish vocal trio consisting of tenors Phil Callery and Fran McPhail and bass Gerry Cullen, who together have a unique style of a
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Chris Difford - Squeeze
Saturday 10th March 2018
Chris Difford - Squeeze Co-Founder and Frontman We are thrilled to welcome a genuine song-writing legend in the form of Squeeze frontman Chris Difford as part
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Al Copley
Friday 16th March 2018
Al Copley is a magnificent soloist, as raunchy or elegant as the situation requires...equally at home with New Orleans rum-boogie to Ellington era ballads.  -
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Chamber Philharmonic Europe
Thursday 12th April 2018
The Chamber Philharmonic Europe was founded 2006 in Cologne, Germany and engages talented young musicians from 18 European nations. Its outstanding high
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Donna Taggart
Sunday 15th April 2018
Following her astonishing international success with ‘Jealous of the Angels’ which has now achieved multi-platinum status with over 100 million streams, Donna
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Stars of Father Ted
Saturday 12th May 2018
What do you say to a night with two of the most memorable characters from the much-loved Father Ted TV series?   It’ll be mad for sure when Joe Rooney and
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Paddy Casey
Saturday 19th May 2018
Paddy Casey is facing his busiest year yet following his single release ‘Everything Must Change’ which hit more than 21,000 views on YouTube in a matter of
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An Evening with Johnny McEvoy
Sunday 14th October 2018
Johnny McEvoy has been one of the most enduring and talented singer songwriters in these islands over the past 50 years. This nostalgic evening of song and
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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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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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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.

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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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.

Ballymaloe Country Relish


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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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


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!

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