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Top Destinations for your 2019 Hen Party Weekend

4 Sept 2018
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As we leave the summer behind us, as the morning traffic gets worse, as we feel that autumn chill return and prepare to see the daylight hours shorten there can be a bit of doom and gloom. But don’t despair ladies, it’s the perfect time to start planning and booking that incredible hen party for 2019. So, with that in mind, here are some of our top destinations for your 2019 Hen Party weekend.


At the heart of Ireland, Athlone will have a special place in your heart after an incredible Hen Party weekend. Boasting the spectacular River Shannon, a fantastic nightlife which includes Ireland’s oldest bar and breath-taking accommodation.
You’re in for a treat If you and your Hens are all about enjoying a wild weekend and being at the heart of the action. There are tons of great activities on offer to suit any group and most of the accommodation providers are in walking distance of everything like the Prince of Wales hotel. Which boasts gorgeous rooms, a lively bar with great cocktails might we just add, and it even has a nightclub. So only a short walk back to your room after a night of partying!


We always have Hen Party groups looking to go somewhere they’ve never been before. They want it to be fun, be unforgettable, even bits to be forgettable, wild, packed with great activities, top accommodation and a nightlife that will ensure the hen party hangover lasts well into the following week.
If this sounds like your group, then check out all that Carrickmacross in Co. Monaghan has to offer ladies. A fantastic town with a real buzz on a night out. There are tons of fantastic activities to entertain the entire group during the day that will make sure you’re all raring to go for the night ahead. And when it’s time to relax, unwind and lay the head than stay in the heart of the town in the Shirley Arms hotel. They know how to look after hens. Before and after the night out.


Westport is a firm favourite with Hens in Ireland. It’s no surprise really as this great little town has something to suit any group looking to book a 2019 Hen Party.
Not every Hen is looking for that crazy night out on the town. Some prefer to relax and unwind and spend quality time catching up with their best friends before the big day. Self-catering accommodation and Glamping are always fantastic options for this type of group and Eaglewood Lodge in Westport is a fantastic choice should you fancy a hen in the west.
Stay in a stunning lodge with amazing scenery that can only be described as something from the movies. You’re only a short drive from Westport town and surrounding activities but this style of accommodation offers the perfect opportunity for the Zen Hen and a truly relaxing Hen party night with a few glasses of red.


If you’re looking to add a little exploration into your hen party weekend and see parts of Ireland, you might not regularly see or think of going to. Then we can’t recommend Donegal highly enough. It’s simply breath-taking and it has spectacular backdrops for any outdoor activity. And when it’s time to hit the town the nightlife is as good as anywhere.
There are plenty of fantastic accommodation options available throughout Donegal with the Redcastle Oceanfront hotel boasting some of the counties top seaside views, comfortable rooms, incredible spa facilities which all make for a relaxing Hen Party weekend. So, will you be taking some time out to re-energize and be spoiled in a tranquil setting on your hen before the big day?


Dublin is always a fantastic call for a Hen Party weekend and that doesn’t look like changing in 2019 either. Our nation's capital has everything any Hen party group would want or need for a fun and incredible weekend. With so many pubs, clubs, restaurants, shops and activities you’ll be spoiled for choice.
When it comes to accommodation, Dublin delivers again with options to suit every budget. If you plan on staying in the heart of the city, the Westin Hotel will not disappoint. You’ll be able to relax in style and you will struggle to leave the comfort and elegance of this hotel. It’s centrally located, within walking distance of O’Connell St, Grafton St, Temple bar and all the major nightlife spots. May we also suggest afternoon tea in the Atrium lounge. It’s so good!


As one of Ireland’s most beloved cities for a rip-roaring Hen. It’s no surprise that it will still be high on the list of the top destinations for your 2019 Hen Party weekend. It has so much to offer, with amazing activities, bars, clubs and nightlife.
Take advantage of Kilkenny’s great qualities and stay in the heart of the action with the Kilford Arms hotel. You’re only a short walk from Kilkenny’s top restaurants, pubs and clubs. So, when it’s time to call it a night you won’t have long to wait for a comfortable night’s sleep. They also do a fantastic breakfast which will come in handy when there are a few sore heads the next morning in the group.


If you’re looking for somewhere and something different and unique for your best friend’s hen. Then why not make the bride-to-be’s jaw drop and make it a very special weekend by staying at the wonderful Inch House in Tipperary.
Enjoy a fantastic stay in a luxury country house and let the entire group truly relax and unwind. Who doesn’t want to do that?

You’ll be spoiled with the views as you enjoy a glass or two of vino and there are plenty of attractions on offer to keep the entire group entertained during the day. The rooms are stunning, and you’ll be coming back from the Hen fully relaxed and telling everyone what a great Hen it was.


Mullingar is a hidden gem for Hen Party weekend and we can only see it getting more popular in 2019 ladies. It’s such a lively spot on a night out and is surrounded by some great hen party activities.
At the heart of the town is Annebrook House Hotel which is a short walk from boutiques, pubs, restaurants, the greyhound stadium and much more. They love looking after hens and even have their own Victorian Escape experience for a Hen Party with a difference. Make sure you check it out ladies.
So, there you have it ladies, some the Top Destinations for your 2019 Hen Party weekend. Where will you be going with your Hens?
Finally, if you’re looking for more details on booking your Hen Party. Call today on 051390990 or email now.
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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