Welcome from our Managing Director, John Varley

As Managing Director of Carlton Hotel Group, I'd like to welcome you to the Carlton Hotel Group blog. The Carlton Hotel Group was established in 2004 and since then has developed as one of the premier Hotel Groups in Ireland. In the past 9 years Carlton has grown substantially from operating one hotel to having a presence in many locations throughout Ireland.
Through this blog it is my aim to give you an insight into what's going on in all of our hotels plus my opinions on current affairs, general activities and events. I will also by inviting some of my colleagues to write on the blog, giving you more opinions and insights into what's going on at Carlton. If you have any questions or queries on any of the posts please leave a comment and I will respond at my earliest convenience. Enjoy reading.............

An Evening with the Roses - By Guest Blogger Eveanna Ryan

2013-08-13 17:00:00

We are recovering today from another event filled visit from the 32 International Roses of Tralee. Last night, for the third year running, we hosted an evening of fun and decadence with over 200 invited guests, the 32 lovely ladies and our very own “Carlton Rose” who wore a dre ...

The Dublin Home of the Roses - By Guest Blogger Declan Curtis

2013-08-12 00:00:00

It is hard to believe it has been 12 months since we last hosted the 32 International Roses here at the Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown but yesterday we were thrilled to welcome the 2013 roses and our hard working friends on the Rose of Tralee team. It is the first opportunity for some of the ...

Help Find a Dog a Home - By Guest Blogger Abigail Gilmartin

2013-08-02 17:30:00

Hi everyone, my name is Abigail and I work in the Sales & Marketing department of the Carlton Hotel Group. Part of my role involves organising charity sponsorships and liaising directly with our chosen charity each year. As some of you may know already, Dogs Trust Ireland is our chosen ...

The Countdown Begins! - By Guest Blogger Brigeen O'Sullivan

2013-07-26 16:00:00

Greetings from Tralee or should I say Costa del Kerry??!! Like the rest of the country we have been basking in amazing sunshine and what a difference it makes. It’s just fantastic to see all our guests enjoying the best of what Tralee has to offer, with golden beaches just ten minute ...

New Judge at Rose of Tralee International Festival

2013-07-19 16:00:00

I know most of you are used to reading my colleague, Michael Kearney’s, opinions on this blog but I’ve decided to give him a bit of a break and have taken it over for a while. From now on I’ll be blogging every few weeks, keeping you up to date on all that’s happeni ...

Oh my my July - By Guest Blogger Aoife Smyth

2013-07-12 16:00:00

I can’t start this week’s blog without mentioning this fantastic weather we have been getting and I hear there is more set to follow! As a bit of a sun worshipper I am in my element! So, I’m here to fill you in on what’s new at the Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport&helli ...

Double Win for Dublin

2013-07-05 17:00:00

Last weekend was a great weekend for GAA action and an even better weekend for Dublin! They took on Kilkenny on Saturday in a replay following their draw with the Cats the previous week. As my home county Galway experienced last year, it’s difficult to beat Kilkenny once but almost i ...

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