“Seat of the Lecky family for three centuries, the present house was designed by Thomas A Cobden, built in the 1830s as a wedding present. Gothic arches and Tudor chimney stacks add unique character, and the house is set in well-maintained grounds and promising first impressions are well founded. Bold decorative touches in the entrance hall set a confident tone that is carried through into spacious reception rooms, furnished in an elegant mixture of contemporary style and period features, combining comfort with a friendly atmosphere”.



In 1953, the Lecky name was added to the growing list of departing gentry families from County Carlow. The Ballykealey seat had been in their possession since 1649..

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Whether you require a beautiful setting for up to 250 guests or an elegant room for a more intimate gathering, we can cater with great care and professionalism..

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Conference & Events

We have the perfect venue and surroundings to suit all your conference and events requirements. The Manor Ballroom caters for up to 260 conference delegates..

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Food & Drink

At Ballykealey we pride ourselves on offering a high standard of food presentation, quality and service. The Oak Room is located in what was originally the drawing room a

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