Sunday, 29 July 2012

Audi Cork Team Up with The Brehon and INEC, Killarney

The Brehon in Killarney welcomed a super stylish guest this week, a brand new Audi A7 has checked in for the forthcoming year as part of a new partnership deal between Ireland’s leading four-star hotel and Audi Cork.
The car will have a busy year transporting the hotels numerous VIPs and International stars to and from the hotel.
“We regularly welcome national and international celebrities to The Brehon whether they are performing in the neighbouring INEC, attending a conference or simply enjoying a well earned holiday in Killarney. Thanks to Audi Cork we can now give them that extra sense of luxury,” says Regional General Manager at The Brehon, Donagh Davern.  

 “Following a restructure of the Audi network in Ireland, we at Audi Cork have a responsibility to develop the brand within the Kerry region and believed the best way to achieve is to partner with a well known and extremely reputable company such as the INEC and The Brehon. We are delighted with this partnership, the opportunity to showcase the Audi models and the synergy that exists within our two brands.” Says Brian Quinlan, General Sales Manager, Audi Cork.

The INEC is gearing up for its best summer ever with the news that the INEC Brand Ambassador Programme is also to receive two stylish Audi A1s as part of the Audi partnership. The brand new cars will be mobilised to travel the length and breadth of Munster promoting the upcoming INEC events including Bohemian Rhapsody, Dancing Queen and Lord of the Dance so look out for them coming to your town over the summer months.

Thursday, 19 July 2012

Online Sensation An Alternative Wedding at The Brehon, Killarney

The staff at The Brehon in Killarney are setting their sights on Hollywood following the news that their latest online video has gone viral.
Titled “An Alternative Wedding” - the three minute video has received over 1300 hits since being uploaded to You Tube just two weeks ago.
The video stars the staff from the hotel including Hotel Manager Gary Curran and Executive Chef John Drummond and was filmed by Director Tony Byrne and Director of Photography Fionn MacGhiolla Chuda along with students from the FAS Television and Video Production Course based in Tralee.  
The humorous storyline follows the behind the scenes preparations for a wedding at The Brehon while also highlighting Killarney’s stunning scenery.
“Our aim was to make a video that shows the thought and hard work that goes into every Brehon wedding.  This video gives real insight into the ethos and atmosphere of The Brehon which we believe cannot be illustrated by using words and photos alone,” explains Brehon Marketing Executive and Video Producer Sabrina Horgan. 
“The Brehon is a unique hotel and our staff go above and beyond the call of duty to make it so. We wanted to emphasis this through a video, we had great fun making it and we think you will agree that it is not like any other hotel video ever made.”
Couples planning their special day are invited to visit The Brehon on Sunday, June 24 between 2pm and 6pm for a Wedding Consultation Day.  In the meantime check out An Alternative Wedding at The Brehon by logging onto or

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

The Angsana Madhatters Tea Party At The Brehon, Killarney

Bright summer colours were all the go as Killarney’s most glamorous ladies gathered for an afternoon of high tea and high fashion at The Angsana Madhatters Tea Party at The Brehon, Killarney last Saturday in aid of Bee for Battens. 

Guests were greeted with refreshing Long Island Iced Tea before before sitting down to enjoy homemade lemonade. Vintage crockery sponsored by Enchanted Occasions of Limerick lent an air of elegance to the tea service which included delicious savouries followed by a buffet of sweet delights including cupcakes, cookies, strawberry mousse and lollipops.  

Highlights of the afternoon included Kerry Fashion Designer of the Year, Clodagh Irwin Owens’ insider tips on how to look your best at the Races and Milliner Kathleen McAuliffe’s advice on how to give your old hats a new lease of life. Hairstylist Pat O’Neill demonstrated how a few simple styling tricks can really complement your hat or headpiece.

London skin expert, Julia Ripley from Anne Semonin was also in attendance to launch the new range of facials which are now available at The Angsana Spa at The Brehon. The Anne Semonin facials combine the best of concentrated essential oils and trace elements, together with the use of neurocosmetics and cryotherapy to enhance your skin.

“We would like to thank all our experts who gave their time for free to help Bee for Battens. Thank you to Enchanted Occasions for their beautiful crockery, Pat O’Neill, Clodagh Irwin Owens, Kathleen McAuliffe, Julie Ripley of Anne Semonin and Bluebell Eco Candles” says Therese Breen, Manager at The Angsana Spa.
“We would also like to all the glamorous ladies who attended. The fashion on show demonstrates that Kerry is undoubtedly the fashion capital of Ireland.”
Other generous sponsors included Grande Charlie’s Auld Sweet Shops in Killarney and Killorglin, Retro Bazaar, Spillane’s Seafood, Pallas Foods, Musgraves, O’Shea’s Fruit and Veg, Findlater Grants and Classic Drinks.
Best head piece on the day was awarded to Mary Kelliher from Killorglin who won a girlie weekend away for four to The Maritime Hotel in Bantry.