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Ballymaloe Grainstore

Our Venue

Originally built in the 17 Century, The Ballymaloe Grainstore is a converted farm building recently restored and modernised to provide a flexible and attractive space suitable for meetings, seminars, conferences, concerts, theatre, team-building events, weddings, exhibitions, fairs and festivals. It is a modern, well-lit and warm split-level multipurpose venue with state-of-the-art conference facilities and hospitality expertise.

The Grainstore contains all the facilities you would expect at a conference centre including a hydraulic stage, large entry doors (for bulky displays), and high quality DB PA system, 6 x 4m screen and free 20mb Wi-Fi (capable of being boosted to 100mb). There is also a bar facility in The Ballymaloe Grainstore, additional meeting rooms and ample parking available.

Adjacent to the Ballymaloe Grainstore are two larger versatile, more rustic venues - The Big Shed and The Drinks Theatre.

Conference capacity:300 

Dinner: 280 - 180 downstairs and 100 upstairs 

Drinks reception capacity: 500 

Entrance: 2.8 x 2.8 

Upstairs: 12m x 12m x 4m 

Main room (downstairs): 20m x 12m x 8m



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Technical specification:

The Grainstore as an acoustic venue therefore we encourage all artists to perform without a PA system. However, we have the highest quality equipment if required. Accommodation is available in Ballymaloe House, cottages or cabins at a reduced rates for artists on the night of their show.

  • 300 seated capacity - up to 400 seated/standing
  • Wheelchair friendly
  • Bar Facility
  • Spot lighting and disco ball
  • Full range of audio/visual equipment with 20ft wide screen
  • Hydraulic stage (7m x 4m) that can be set to any height
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Digital PA System SPEC -D&B Left, Centre, Right PA system as follows: Left and Right ground floor D&B Q10 speakers. 2 x Q-Subs (18") Centre cluster comprising.1 x Q 10 1 x Q 7 (long throw for back balcony All of the above are run on individual D&B amps. Monitors: 4 x D&B E3 on 4 way mix Desk: Yamaha LS-9 16ch
  • Sanyo PLC-XP100L digital projector with a 4x6 meter screen.

Read the Phoenix article about Ballymaloe Grainstore. 

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