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A visit to Ballymaloe

Ballymaloe House has long been on my list to visit, as I imagine it is for many people.  A friend booked in to do a couple of consecutive courses at the famed Cookery School and I decided to use the opportunity to tag along, sightsee around Cork and have dinner in Ballymaloe House. We spent one night in Cork City and my friend was booked into Cookery School accommodation for the next night, being the night before her first school course.  Upon enquiring with the Cookery School, they were very accommodating to me too and I was able to avail of B & B there too for one night even though I was not attending the course.  Now I am sure it is not always possible to this, but I was grateful it was available for the night I wanted to stay.  I was very impressed with the quality of the Cookery School accommodation.  We stayed in Mrs Walsh’s cottage which is an 8-bedroomed house (all bedrooms en-suite – including two twin rooms) complete with …