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TV stardom brings tourists flocking to top Donegal hotel


STAFF at a top Donegal hotel have been extra busy keeping customers happy – thanks to their new-found TV fame. And the team at the Shandon Hotel & Spa at Marble Hill, Dunfanaghy, are also getting to speak a lot more Irish. It follows the huge success of the TG4 fly-on-the-wall documentary series An Shandon broadcast last month. The general manager of the luxury hotel Carolynne Harrison says the series has drawn extra visitors to the north Donegal premises with a particular influx of Irish speakers from around the country. “So many of our staff are from the local area…



Dinner With Brian Kennedy!


Thursday 4th October 2018 Tickets €59pp Ticket + B&B €119pps The Shandon Hotel & Spa is excited to announce a glamorous dinner date with Brian Kennedy – back by popular demand!. Enjoy Shandon G&T drinks reception and a sumptuous 4 course gourmet meal before Brian Kennedy takes to the stage to perform. Brian last performed to a sell out show and he ‘wowed’ the audience with his humour and amazing performance, he even joined our guests on the dance floor to conclude a spectacular show! Brian Kennedy survived a childhood on the infamous Falls Road, West Belfast at the height of…



Shandon Hotel & Spa Grows with €2M Expansion


One of Ireland’s top hotels has announced 40 new jobs in a €2M expansion, just 26 months after re-opening. The popular Shandon Hotel & Spa sits on the Wild Atlantic Way at Marble Hill Beach just outside Dunfanaghy in Co Donegal. The hotel was closed down during the recession. However new owners stepped in to re-open the 4-star hotel and spa two years ago and now offers 68 rooms to guests, with 18 new rooms completed in recent weeks and now available to book. “There is little doubt that the marketing of Donegal in the UK and the USA is…



50 Shades Star Jamie Dornan Checks into Shandon Hotel & Spa


Actor Jamie Dornan swapped the Med for a sun-kissed holiday in Costa del Donegal – booking into a luxury hotel with his wife and two daughters. The ’50 Shades’ actor was joined by wife Amelia and children Dulcie, 4, and Phoebe, 2, at the Shandon Hotel & Spa which overlooks the spectacular Marble Hill beach on the Wild Atlantic Way. Temperatures in the area, just outside the popular upmarket resort of Dunfanaghy, topped 26C during his visit. The family spent on Friday morning at the beach before taking in the surroundings of Ards Forest Park nearby where Dulcie and Phoebe…



Christmas Parties at the Shandon 2018!


Party with class this Christmas at the Four Star Shandon Resort! 7th & 8th December The Goodfellas Band http://www.thegoodfellasband.co.uk/ Shandon G&T Cocktail on Arrival Turf Fire & Sea View Complimentary 4 Course Gourmet Meal 49 per person Ticket B&B 109pps T&C’s All events are configured in tables of 8, 9, 10 or 11.  Single tickets can be purchased but please note you will be allocated a table with other guests.  Children are not permitted at the Christmas Party Night.  30 euro deposit required for non residents wishing to book any event. To book, please call or email us 00353 (0)…



Summer Camp at the Shandon!


Karen Murphy Speech & Drama is back by popular demand! 16th to 20th July 2018 A fun filled week of drama activities including games, drama, improvisation, mime, puppetry, shadow puppetry, arts and crafts & mindfulness. Children will be encouraged to use their imaginations their voices and their bodies in many of the Speech & Drama Activities designed. Designed to build confidence and develop communication skills whilst having lots and lots of fun. 10am-2pm daily €80.00 per week per child. Discount available to hotel residents for the week.  To go per the day, it is €20 per child subject to availability…



Senior Management Opportunity at the Award Winning Shandon Hotel & Spa


Operations Manager (Senior Role) The Shandon Hotel & Spa has had unprecedented success since it opened its doors as a 4 star resort at Easter 2016.  The executive management have closely analysed the performance and demand as the business grew and with their finger on the pulse, they identified areas of growth which would meet the ever growing popularity of the Shandon. Just recently the Shandon unveiled a new feature staircase to the front of the building which makes way for the newly launched Marbles Restaurant and some of the newly built bedrooms which will be on sale from May…



Shandon Sponsored Rose Niamh Chosen to represent Donegal in the Rose of Tralee 2018


Shandon Hotel & Spa Rose  Niamh Ní Dhubhgáin has been officially chosen as our Donegal’s Rose of 2018. Fourteen talented and enthusiastic young Donegal women took part in the Donegal Rose selection event on Saturday 21st April at the Central Hotel Donegal Town. After a night of stories, music and entertainment, Niamh Ní Dhubhgáin the Shandon Hotel & Spa rose emerged as the winning rose. Niamh had the support of all her family and friends from Tory Island as she gave an impressive interview and performance for judges Rory O’Donnell, Emma Boylan and Zoe McGettigan. In her interview with MC Lee Gooch,…



Major Expansion & Recruitment Drive at Shandon Hotel & Spa


The Shandon Hotel & Spa has had unprecedented success since it opened it’s doors as a 4 star resort at Easter 2016.  The executive managment have closely analysed the performance and  demand as the business grew and with their finger on the pulse, they identified areas of growth which would meet the ever growing popularity of the Shandon. Just recently the Shandon unveiled a new feature staircase to the front of the building which makes way for the newly launched Marbles Restaurant and some of the newly built bedrooms which will be on sale from May 2018.  The new staircase…



Digital Separation – Couple Connection


Hit the switch, divorce the digital, divert and chill! In these times of hyper-connectivity, The Shandon proposes an extraordinary offer. As soon as you arrive, you will be invited to deposit your mobile phones, tablets, laptops and other devices in a safe at the front-office. Then, the hotel has prepared plenty of nice surprises to indulge yourself, clear your mind, relax, in other words: invigorate your relationship in real time! Once you have disconnected the digital in order to re-connect to the moment, the following awaits: An overnight stay at The Shandon, with full Irish breakfast included A 1 hour…



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