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.............

Dogs Trust Supporters Day

2013-06-21 16:30:00

There has been plenty going on around our group office this week, it’s great to see the team so busy with preparations for the months ahead. Works are under way for all our Rose of Tralee promotions this year and from what I’ve heard so far there is a lot organised for Facebook ...

Summer in Kinsale - By Guest Blogger Patrick Shields

2013-06-14 17:00:00

The summer season is truly upon us at the Carlton Hotel & C Spa Kinsale and what better way to enjoy it than with the weather we've been having here in West Cork, it has been a joy. We were fortunate enough to have clear blue skies and bright sunshine for our fabulous brides & groo ...

Mini Explorers in Dublin Zoo

2013-06-07 16:30:00

Hasn’t the weather this week been incredible? It looks set to continue for the weekend so no doubt there will be barbeques all across the country tomorrow and Sunday. I’d say some of you even dusted it down and used it during the week, any excuse to spend some time in the garde ...

Summer in the C Club - By Guest Blogger Elaine Kelly

2013-05-31 17:00:00

I was thrilled to get the opportunity to write a guest blog for the Carlton Shearwater Hotel so I figured I’d fill you all in on what’s been going on in our C Club! It has been a busy time at Health & Fitness by C Club here at the hotel. With the weather being…..unpr ...

New Road to Blanchardstown

2013-05-24 16:00:00

This morning I took a trip over to the Carlton Blanchardstown to attend the official opening of the N2/N3 link road in west Dublin. The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Leo Varadkar spoke at the launch in Blanchardstown this morning and I was delighted to get the opportunity to m ...

Blanchardstown & The Roses - By Guest Blogger Declan Curtis

2013-05-17 14:00:00

Here at the Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown we are continuing to build on our reputation as the ‘Dublin Home to the Rose of Tralee’ in 2013. We were delighted to host a Rose of Tralee Mock Wedding recently, in aid of Chernobyl, with the charming 2010 Rose of Tralee Tara Talbot as ...

Thank Carlton it's Friday!

2013-05-10 17:00:00

The Carlton Shearwater Hotel have been working on ideas to promote their food offering locally and the latest offer is proving to be a great success. The hotel have been giving away free samples of their fish & chips on Fridays from 4pm to 6pm as part of their ‘Thank Carlton it&r ...

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