Fawlty Towers Comes to Irvinestown 3rd Oct 2019

Fancy a night out with a difference? We here at Mahon’s Hotel are hosting a ‘Fawlty Towers’ themed comedy dinner show on Friday 29th November 2019, starting promptly a 7.30pm. The night is set to be filled with laughter, with entertainment provided by Laughlines – who are officially the longest running tribute show and rank [...]

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Patsy Mc Caughey - The Favourite Face of Social Dancing 12th Sep 2019

There are very few people who have seen the many phases of Irish Céilí Dancing. The rise and decline in popularity. There are few people who can be counted as a stalwart of social dancing. But ask anyone across Tyrone and Fermanagh in the social dancing scene, and at least one name is easily recognised – Patsy Mc Caughey. To c [...]

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Another Successful 'Lady of the Lake' Festival and Truck Run 7th Aug 2019

What a July we had here in Mahon's Hotel, Irvinestown.  As always July was focused around the 'Lady of the Lake' Festival and this year we were celebrating the 41st year of the festival and the 19th year of the truck run. We weren't disappointed by the crowds who came to support the festival events and the crowds sure didn' [...]

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Joe Mahon: The man, the myth and the legend that is! 13th Jun 2019

‘Joe Mahon From Irvinestown, A One Man Marketing Machine.’ This is a title in a newly published book written by Gerry McLaughlin, ‘Fermanagh’s Finest: Local Legends.’ We have to say we couldn’t agree more. The article makes for an interesting read and as a hotel, we can certainly attest to his legendary status. [...]

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Mahons Hotel Staff Reunion – A Party to Remember (in aid of Palliative Transport Service) 13th Jun 2019

Three generations of Mahons have kept the family business in the family name but Joe, Paul, Aisling and Terry are keen to remember that the hotels success has been down to their loyal and hard working staff.  Joe Mahon explains “We are welcoming all past members of staff that have worked in Mahon’s Hotel over the last 135 years b [...]

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The Darling of Mahons Hotel 23rd May 2019

The Darling of Mahons Hotel. If you are a regular to Mahons Hotel, you may well have met our lovely placement student Pauline Crosbie who comes to our hotel every Wednesday.  We call Pauline our Mahons Darling because her warm welcome and friendly manner along with her famous darling catch phrase always makes our guests feel right at home. P [...]

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Lady of the Lake Promotional Video Launched 10th May 2019

If you haven't already seen it our lady of the lake promo video is now available  - why not click the link for a look  [...]

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Visitors From The Past 9th May 2019

We recently had a guest stay who had stayed with us during the 1970's.  The room rate then that he paid was £1.40!  He talked of a Captain Reed who stayed three days here at the hotel and didn't leave for 5 years. He and his dog Isla become long term residents here at the hotel staying in Room 7.  This guest from the 1 [...]

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£26k in Prize Funds For Classic and Mini Mahon Fishing Competitions - Winners Catch 88kg and 36kg in the two competitions 9th May 2019

Competition has been mighty with the Mini Mahon and The Mahon Classic catching weights of up to 88kg in fishing at Lough Erne.  Steve Askey caught 36kg on Monday at St Angelos Airport section.  Last week Andy Jackson won the mini Mahons with a total weight of 88kg.  Total prize funds of over £10, 000 was handed out and this we [...]

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Tractor Run Raises Over £1000 for NI Air Ambulance 7th May 2019

On Sunday 5th May 2019 the Mahons Massey Ferguson 135 Tractor Run raised a whopping £1000.  Delighted with the turn out of tractors and spectators Irvinestown and Necarne became the place to be for all things Massey Ferguson 135.  a few rogue makes turned up including a 1952 Ford.  restored to its former glory, it was a s [...]

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Thinking of a Weekend Away with Live Entertainment? 30th Apr 2019

Well, Look no further.. Mad for the Road are back again in Mahon's Hotel this Saturday Night. They are a great 4 piece band and they went down a treat covering a lot of  great Folk and country  music the last time in Mahon’s Hotel. The band consists of Tony Mc Elduff from Loughmacrory on keyboards, his daughter Maeve on vocals [...]

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A Tractor Run with a Difference Celebrating 135 years of Mahons Sunday 5th May 2019 24th Apr 2019

On 5th May 2019, Mahons Hotel have organised a vintage Massey Fergus 135 Tractor Run in aid of the Northern Ireland Air Ambulance and The Fermanaghs Childrens Hospice.   We are hoping that over this May bank holiday weekend as many supporters, tractor enthusiasts and locals will come out to cheer on this spectacle which will congregate at the [...]

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Hosting French Visitors and they loved the Liver and Bacon! 10th Apr 2019

You are familiar with our most popular lunch choice of liver and bacon, its very popular with regulars to Mahons Hotel, however last week we discovered that for the french it is a traditional dish too.  Two visitors from France came for lunch having been to the Ulster American Folk Park and The Famine Memorial Garden in Irvinestown.  The [...]

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Chelsea Pensioners Visit Mahons 10th Apr 2019

We were delighted to meet Willie and Dan last week.  These two gentlemen are Chelsea Pensioners who were on a tour in Northern Ireland and had served in Korea during the Second World War.  We took them to visit the Garden of Celtic Saints and the Famine Memorial Garden.     [...]

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The Mahons Family Reunion Weekend..............Survived. 27th Mar 2019

What a weekend and a massive thank you to my Mahon friends, related or not, it was such a great weekend for craic, chat and a bit of entertainment thrown in.  They travelled from near and far, some stayed the entire weekend and some came along for part of it, regardless - it was good to get family and friends together.  It made me think [...]

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Canadian Visitors Retrace Fathers Footsteps 27th Mar 2019

We had guests staying at the hotel recently from Canada - the gentleman's father was an intelligence officer during the Second World War based at Castle Archdale.  We've had a few guests staying with us recently with relatives who served during World War 2 here in Fermanagh.    If you haven't already visited the museum a [...]

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St.Patrick's Weekend 13th Mar 2019

There is a big weekend of entertainment in Mahon’s Hotel for St Patrick’s Weekend. Friday Night Aidan Clerkin takes to the stage with his new brand of Lively Country music. Aidan is really popular on the circuit now and has established himself as a top country singer. Saturday one of the old hands of country music Joe Moore takes to th [...]

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A Mahon Reunion - Can we Break a Record? 6th Mar 2019

When we started talking about the idea of a Mahons Family Reunion it seemed like a crazy idea, but it really has turned into something special.  Already cousins, second cousins, third cousins once removed, have either booked to come at the weekend or have made an enquiry.  We still have a few places available and would really love to bre [...]

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Mahons Hotel an All Inclusive Employer 28th Feb 2019

As its our 135th year in business, we have been reflecting on the people that have worked at the hotel over the years. There are so many stories they could tell and if the walls could talk then there would be a thousand more.  We pride ourselves on having a team that have been working for us for some many years.  Many of our staff have s [...]

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Val Valentine celebrating his 94th Birthday in Mahon's Hotel 21st Feb 2019

Val Valentine celebrating his 94th Birthday in Mahon's Hotel on Valentines Day, One of our regular Older Customers in for his lunch  every Day. He had a bonus that day Jam Sponge & Custard & Cream [...]

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Great Days Out and Bus Stop Breaks at Mahon’s (Minimum 15 people) 14th Feb 2019

Tea Dance in the Delaney Suite Nothing like a tea dance to make your group feel vibrant and energetic. Book your group in between Monday – Saturday to the Delaney suite for an afternoon of live music and sweet treats. Booking Essential. Perfect Pancakes Pop into Mahon’s for a morning or afternoon pancake demonstration with Joe. It will [...]

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Great Feedback from Big Telly Theatre Company 6th Feb 2019

It makes our job so much more worthwhile when we get great comments from guest, "just wanted to you drop you a line on behalf of the quests we had staying with you last week.  Our Artistic Director Zoe Seaton said that your hotel was the most hospitable, comfortable and welcoming hotel she has ever stayed in and she’s toured the wo [...]

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Traditional Desserts 22nd Jan 2019

A party fro Ederney came to Mahon's Hotel today with one thing on their minds a good Feed and to finish it Off Creamed Rice Pudding and Stewed Apple with Erne Vale Cream just Like their Grannys used to make it [...]

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Guest Reviews Booking.Com 22nd Jan 2019

Mahon's Hotel Have just received a Guest Review award from Booking.com 9.1  for delivering an incredible experience to our guests as a result of dedication passion and a lot of hard work. Our Property now is one of the highest on Booking .com.. Thank-you to all our customers for putting us up there and to the staff in Mahon's Hotel fo [...]

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A Mahons Hotel Gift Voucher - The Perfect Christmas Gift 17th Dec 2018

I'm a simple creature really, a weekend away with good accommodation and live entertainment, a meal out or a few drinks in my favourite bar!  Sounds like I'll be staying at home!  It got me thinking though about all those people that are hard to buy for.  They are people maybe just like me that would be delighted to get a vo [...]

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Jam and Coconut Sponge - those were the days 8th Nov 2018

We've been asking the staff here at Mahons what their favourite dessert on the menu is ?  This lot are not shy about telling us what they like and some clearly have a very sweet tooth.  From rhubarb crumble, bread and butter pudding,  jam and coconut sponge and apple and cinnamon sponge there seems to be quite a lot to choose fr [...]

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The Ghost of Mary Delaney - A Timely Tale For Halloween 31st Oct 2018

It could be a little or wider known fact that the town clock in Irvinestown was installed by the late Dr Patrick Delaney during the 1800's.  So when we were deciding on a name for the function room at the hotel, we thought it fitting to call it after this auspicious character and his contribution to the town.  At the official opening [...]

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If Walls Had Ears 24th Oct 2018

We've been having a discussion recently about whether Mahons Hotel is the oldest family run hotel in Fermanagh or indeed Northern Ireland for that matter.  Myself, my brother and sister are the third generation of Mahons to work here.  We often say if walls had ears, eyes and a mouth, we know there would be many a story to tell.  [...]

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Mahons Special Blend of Tea 24th Oct 2018

Now here is an interesting fact about Mahons Hotel, we always serve our tea using our very own special blend of leaves.  It all started with my father, he offered a travelling salesman a cup of tea as he was passing through Irvinestown.  As it turned out the man was a travelling tea sales man.  Recently the same salesman now retired [...]

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The Nostalgia of Liver and Bacon 15th Oct 2018

My father was a great man for liver and bacon especially the way my mother made it.  Lots of onions, crispy bacon and the tenderest of tender liver.  Funny how history repeats itself at the hotel as today one of our best sellers in the restaurant  is the Liver & Bacon that features on our weekly lunch menu.People travel from all [...]

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Dancing is good for you. 26th Sep 2018

So we thought you might like a little reminder as to just how you can benefit from tapping those toes.   improved condition of your heart and lungs. increased muscular strength, endurance and motor fitness. increased aerobic fitness. improved muscle tone and strength. weight management. stronger bones and reduced risk of osteoporo [...]

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Walking at Necarne 6th Sep 2018

So me and my faithful companion Bongo walk the grounds of Necarne Estate almost every day heading off from the hotel mid morning.  There is a lot to be said for the great out doors, the health benefits and time to clear the head but at Necarne we think it offers something really special.  We have walked the 90 hectares of woodland and ha [...]

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LETS KEEP THIS A SECRET - LOOKING FOR BOOKING NUMBER 10 8th Aug 2018

If you are the 10th person to book this offer, we will reward you with a free bottle of wine with our compliments. Get booking! Tel:00442868621656 [...]

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Lake of the Lake Festival Finishes For another Year and What a Festival It was! 1st Aug 2018

Traditional fair day, fancy dress parade, treasure hunt, fishing competition, water based activities, childrens events and family fun days, live music and entertainment every night as well as a host of day time activities to entertain locals and visitors alike.  Over £30, 000 has been raised so far for Marie Curie.  Of course this [...]

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Joe Mahon the Legend 29th Nov 2015

One of are customer Adian Maguire has penned a song about Joe Mahon.  It already has 12000 hits   Check it out. [...]

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Mahons Hotel 27th Feb 2015

Situated in the center of The Fermanagh Lakeland. Mahon's Hotel is the ideal setting for your family holiday, business trip or even the break of a lifetime. Over the years we have built a reputation for our mini-weekend breaks which are excellent value. Our bars and lounges have a unique atmosphere, full of old world charm and relics collected [...]

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