Refined elegance, gracious living and a warm welcome are the main ingredients this Easter at the five-star Glenlo Abbey Hotel and Golf Course.

We have an overnight experience for two with dinner aboard the award-winning Pullman Restaurant, Luxurious Afternoon Tea and Falconry Experience worth over €1,000. Stay in a sumptuous suite with majestic views of the enchanting 138-acre, lakeside estate complete with luxurious amenities for a perfect getaway in the West of Ireland.

The Pullman Restaurant at the Glenlo Abbey Hotel.

Enjoy breakfast each morning in the River Room Restaurant, then spend your days exploring the Glenlo Abbey estate, taking in a stroll to the shores of Lough Corrib or perhaps a round of golf in the fresh Galway, country air. Or, for a stay of ultimate relaxation, immerse yourself in the old-world charm of Glenlo Abbey where the fires are lit all year round, perfect to curl up in front of with your book and our luxurious Afternoon Tea.

Dine aboard the 2AA* winning Pullman Restaurant, two ornate carriages from the original Orient Express, a unique setting for a gourmet experience not to be missed, combining innovative presentation with local and seasonal ingredients. Unwind and enjoy a movie in the sumptuous surrounds of the Abbey Movie Theatre with a choice of classic movies and a spectacular Falconry Show in the walled gardens.

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Mother's Day competition, win the lot!

With Mother’s Day just around the corner wouldn’t it be nice to scoop a great prize courtesy of Newbridge Silverware?

The leading Irish lifestyle company has a fabulous range of great Mother’s Day gift ideas online and instore including jewellery and homewares and to celebrate Mother’s Day, Newbridge Silverware has given us three wonderful prizes for our lucky readers to win.

Locket with Sapphire Blue Stone.

1st prize – Locket with Sapphire Blue Stone (€60) and matching Earrings (€25) – create memories and cherish them in this beautiful opulent pendant locket with matching earrings.

Set of four Rose Cup & Saucer.

2nd prize – Set of four Rose Cup & Saucer (€55) – share a cup of nostalgia with these vintage fine bone china tea cups & saucers.

Moonkoin Pendant.

3rd prize – Moonkoin Pendant (€35) and Half Bangle (€28) – evoke all the fun and vibrancy of the one you love.

Moonkoin Half Bangle.

To win, tell us what county Newbridge Silverware is in. Send your name, address and telephone number to: Newbridge Silverware Mother's Day competition, Irish Country Living, Irish Farm Centre, Bluebell, Dublin 12 or enter on

For more information, log on to or call (045) 431301.

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Closing date for both competitions is 11 April 2019.