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Locations in the East: Irish Hen Locations

17 Feb 2020
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The East of Ireland is not only home to the capital city but it’s also home to a large selection of towns and areas that are perfect as a Hen Party location. While the West of Ireland is home to some of the best natural landmarks in Ireland, the East is home to some of the best man-made landmarks. These include Newgrange, Kilmainham Gaol Museum, the Guinness Storehouse, the Glendalough Monastic Settlement, and Kilkenny Castle to name a few. So ladies, you’ll have plenty of sights to see on your Hen Party in the East. So here are some of our favourite Locations in the East. Let’s see what they are.


If you’re looking for the big city feel then Dublin is the place for you, ladies! You’ll find some of the best restaurants, pubs, clubs and also activities on a Dublin Hen. Dublin is also the only place in the country where you’ll find some of the most popular international chains such as Hard Rock Cafe and Five Guys. The city is always busy! Dublin is one of the most popular Hen Party locations in Europe. But as well as that it’s a hotspot for tourists from all over the world. It’s an amazing city full of things to do and places to see so prepare for a busy Hen ladies!


You’ll be heading to the beautiful county of Wexford for your Enniscorthy Hen. Enniscorthy is one of those towns that’s big enough to offer a lot, but not big enough to get lost in. So you’ll never be far from where you want to go next in Enniscorthy. You’ll find some amazing restaurants, bars, clubs and activities on an Enniscorthy Hen. So you’ll have everything you need for the perfect Hen Party ladies!


Carlingford is one of those medieval towns that’s full of historical spots to see and explore. The town is set in a beautiful location that’s surrounded by coastal beauty as well as mountain scenery. You’ll have plenty to do on a Carlingford Hen. The seaport town is full of amazing activities that include horse riding, sailing, kayaking and archery to name a few. But what you’ll also find in Carlingford is a fantastic selection of Italian and gourmet restaurants to enjoy a bite to eat before the drinks start to flow.


Kilkenny is another incredible medieval town in the East! It’s steeped in history as well as beauty. It’s located in an ideal spot, roughly midway between Cork, Dublin, Limerick and Waterford. So it’s easy to get to from all directions. But what makes Kilkenny such a fantastic Hen Party location is how welcoming it is. Your Hen will be welcomed with arms wide open. You’ll fit right in and the locals might even join in on the fun. A Kilkenny Hen is always great craic!

So what are you waiting for? If one of the above locations in the East sounds good for your Hen Party then pop us an email now on and we’ll help you get it sorted!

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Kate Hyde
Kate Hyde
Kate, originally from Cork, founded in 2008 in her spare bedroom in Waterford. Since then, the company has grown to 6 websites in our group across 4 countries. Kate is an expert on hen party and stag party planning and organisation and is even the author of a book on the topic - “How to Hen Party - the Essential Guide” (Currach Press).
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