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Spring Into Letterkenny

Mount Errigal is a 751-metre Mountain in County Donegal.  It is the tallest peak of the Derryveagh Mountains and the tallest peak in County Donegal. Why not climb Mount Errigal and enjoy  the fresh air. After  the climb call into Dillons Hotel for a nice hot drink and a tray bake as a treat for your accomplishment, after all climbing a mountain is hungry work! If you don’t fancy the outdoor activities Letterkenny Carting Centre is perfect for you! At close to 900 metres, … [Read more...]

“My Sisters Closet” – Come To Dillons Hotel

MSC Style Event at Dillons Hotel, Donegal Sunday 10th April 2016 12 noon-4.30pm We are so excited!! My Sister's Closet - BLOG are coming to Dillons Hotel for an afternoon of fashion, trends, prosecco and afternoon tea - tickets are available now by contacting us at the hotel 00353 (0) 74 912 2977 My Sisters Closet will bring their Spring/Summer collection to the hotel– a great excuse to catch up with friends over Afternoon Tea! Enjoy prosecco on … [Read more...]

Jonny Bailies Story

My Story.... so far! Having started in the hotel industry at the tender age of 13, it is safe to say that I owe alot of my development to my roots... Initially, I was a ‘glass washer’ who moved through all the ranks, training across the various departments with the result being a role in Hotel Management! In my initial role in Hotel Management; I had gained a sound understanding of ‘hotel life’ and the ‘ups & downs’ of the Industry – experience that will stand by me forever... At … [Read more...]

Sparkling Afternoon Tea At Dillons Hotel

Sparkling Afternoon Tea at Dillons’ hotel Exclusive Offer Only €35 for two people! Includes ~Complimentary Glass of chilled Bubbly and strawberries on arrival ~Mini wraps, dainty sandwiches, shortbread ~ Homemade creamed scones served with clotted cream and strawberry preserve ~ Tea or Coffee Pre-booking Pre-booking is essential and must be made prior to arrival, Afternoon Tea is served from 3-5pm daily. Please contact our Team at Dillons on +353 7491 22977 or … [Read more...]

Meet The Chef

Tell us about your career to date I started out at the Trinity hotel in Derry before going to Letterkenny to work in the Metropolitan Restaurant. I worked under Chef Gavin O’Rourke and received firsthand experience in the catering industry which was invaluable. The experience helped me to become head chef of the Quaywest Wine Bar and Restaurant, winning Northern Ireland Restaurant of the Year in 2006. Most recently I worked in the Timer Quay Restaurant in Derry before getting back into the … [Read more...]