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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

East Cork Choral Society Sings Handel's Messiah
Saturday 29th December 2018
East Cork Choral Society celebrates its 40th anniversary with a performance of perhaps the greatest and best-known work in the oratorio repertoire:  Handel’s
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Alison Faith Yoga
Sunday 30th December 2018
A full day of Yoga and mindfulness practices to gently, with gratitude (or otherwise!) release 2018 creating space to welcome and set self-nurturing, fulfilling
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Sharon Shannon
Friday 15th February 2019
Sharon Shannon hasn’t played the Grainstore since January 2015, so we are delighted to welcome her back for a long overdue night of high-octane traditional
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Remembering Joe - The Joe Dolan Show - As It Was
Sunday 03rd March 2019
The Dolan Family present a musical tribute show to their late Uncle and Brother.  ’No Show Like A Joe Show’ was the catchphrase used to describe Joe Dolan’s
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Seán Keane
Friday 19th July 2019
Seán Keane, considered by many to be the most distinctive voice in Ireland, returns to the Grainstore stage where he will be joined by guitarists Pat Coyne and
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Hothouse Flowers acoustic trio
Friday 09th August 2019
Hothouse Flowers return to Ballymaloe Grainstore after their sold-out concert back in August 2017.  The intimate, acoustic - but definitely rollicking! -
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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 homemade cakes. Open every day from 10am to 5pm. Facebook The Cafe at the end of the shop

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Tennis

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

Summer Swimming Pool

The outdoor 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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Cycling

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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Croquet

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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Walks

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 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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Pilates

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 Country Relish

Yoga

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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