Tel: +353 61 368144 – https://www.dromoland.ie
Newmarket – On – Fergus, Co. Clare Ireland
Dromoland Castle is one of Ireland’s finest castle hotels, built in the 16th century. Operated as a 5-
star luxury hotel with a golf course, with its restaurant, the Earl of Thomond, being awarded a
Michelin star in 1995, under head chef Jean Baptiste Molinari.
NOTE: HELICOPTER ADMISSION IS STRICTLY RESIDENTS ONLY AND PRIOR PERMISSION IS
REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES.
Dromoland Castle is majestically set on the shores of Lough Dromoland and surrounded by over 450
acres of breath-taking scenery. The castle comprises of lavish interiors, fine food and superb wines
and traditional outdoor recreational opportunities including Falconry, fishing, tennis, and
championship parkland golf course. Dromoland Castle is
The magical setting of this ancestral home is steeped in History, currently owned by a consortium
of Irish American investors. The first building on the site was by Thomas MacAnerheny in the late
15th, early 16th century, During 1543 the castle was rebuilt by Murrough O' Brien royal
descendants of Brian Boru, the High King of Ireland. and became home to the O' Brien family for
eight generations, In 1800's the present main gothic-styled grey stone building of the castle was
rebuilt. It was eventually sold in 1962 to Bernard McDonough; an American of Irish ancestry with
the O' Brien's still keeping part of the estate.
There is no better way to introduce yourself to these magical surroundings than by experiencing the
wow of approaching by helicopter. From the moment you sit into your helicopter your luxury
experience will begin. Just feel the relief as you lend yourself over to the experts to truly start
your royal adventure. Executive Helicopters in operation for over 20 years, pilots’ knowledge and
expertise will automatically ooze calm and tranquillity to the flight.
The aerial view is spectacular, displayed in all its glory. The beauty of the landscape and the
magnificence of the imposing historic castle buildings will literally take your breath away. You will
know that you are approaching somewhere different; somewhere special.
The helicopter charter should take no more than over an hour no matter where in Ireland you are
departing from, (be it direct from Dublin or Shannon Airport or any other location). See template
of journey length times below, So rather than enduring hours of unnecessary road travel, just sit
back and let yourself be captivated.
Dromoland Castle has an onsite helipad (note however Residents use only) just a few minutes’
walk to the main entrance. (Unless early morning or late evening where the landing is located
near the lake on Dromoland grounds so as not to disturb the other guests. You will be greeted
by a uniformed staff member to escort you to the 2minute walk to the main entrance. (If Arriving at
the lake a chauffeur car will be waiting for the 3minute journey to the main entrance)
During your stay at Dromoland Castle Executive can also maximize your stay with customized
tours guaranteed to enthrall!, from a one hour round trip helicopter ride to the Cliffs of Moher to
day trips over to the remote and authentic Aran Islands, The Ring of Kerry and the Skellig
Michael, The Titanic in Belfast, and the Giants Causeway. Relish Ireland’s most cherished and
spectacular world-renowned sights from the air, to create memories of a lifetime.
Heligolf Tours are also a specialty of Executive Helicopters, all its single and twin-engine
helicopters are capable of carrying a set of golf clubs per passenger on board. So why not use
the opportunity to visit some of the most renowned links courses in the world. The Oldhead
Kinsale, Waterville, Lahinch, Ballybunnion, Portrush, Royal County down, names known, and
admired the world around.
To find out more or get a quotation contact our executive team at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 00353 (0) 909749764