The Dunloe, Country Kerry.
Make new friends at The Dunloe, County Kerry
The Dunloe, Country Kerry.

Short Breaks & Holidays for Families in Ireland

Ireland is a great destination for a family short break or weekend away for many good reasons, the chief one being that it’s quick, easy and relatively inexpensive to reach. Explore its rich history and stunning scenery while staying at one of our hand-picked luxury hotels, each selected because it offers so much for families. With horse riding and spas, fishing and cycling, you'll find you have all the ingredients for a fun family short break.

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For more information about family holidays in Ireland head to our Family Holidays & Breaks in Ireland page.

 

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Short break places to stay in Ireland

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Liss Ard Estate Hotel

Cork
A family-friendly, dog-friendly country house hotel in woodlands with a lake.

The Merrion Hotel

Dublin
A family-friendly five-star hotel in the city centre, with an indoor pool, a spa and a garden.

The Europe Hotel & Resort

County Kerry
A stylish five-star property on the west coast of Ireland, with a spa, an indoor pool and a warm welcome for families.

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The Dunloe

County Kerry
A five-star hotel with kids' clubs, free kids' activities, spacious family rooms and movie nights.

Clonakilty Park Hotel

Cork
A good-value option with excellent children’s facilities within easy reach of Cork and its airport.