Discover the Ancient Art of Falconry at Ashford Castle

National Geographic have launched the ‘Year of the Bird’ initiative at each of their lodges, including Ashford Castle.

25th January 2018

Romantic turndown in a State Room at Ashford Castle
How to Have the Perfect Valentine’s Day with Red Carnation Hotels

From city weekends to sun-soaked escapes and snowy retreats. Treat someone special to a perfect Valentine's Day this year.

13th January 2018

Travelling With Children
Interview with Cass Chapman of on Travelling with Children

Travel expert, Cass Chapman, founder and director of luxury family travel website, shares her tips on how to make travelling with the kids as stress free and smooth as possible.

29th December 2017

Picking the Perfect Cigar: Questions for Noli Alngohuro

Ashford Castle’s resident cigar expert, Noli Alngohuro, talks about his passion for and explains why, when it comes to cigars, slow and steady wins the race.

05th December 2017

Ashford Castle Shop
Inside the Ashford Castle Shop

Step inside the Ashford Castle shop to discover a showcase of the best Irish craftsmanship and artisanal products, from a bespoke Monopoly board game to an Ashford Castle Scented Candle, made by one of the world’s oldest candle manufacturers founded in Dublin in 1488.

25th October 2017

Introducing PureFlow Passive Cardio at Ashford Castle Spa

Ashford Castle’s Spa is haven of calm and relaxation, They have introduced a pioneering treatment with its PureFlow experience, described as a 'passive cardio system’ this unique treatment is designed to boost wellness and help aid physical recovery and performance.

20th October 2017

Irish Distillers
Six of the Best New Irish Distillers

Ireland is internationally famed for its extraordinary whiskeys and the country’s new wave of distillers continue to champion locally made spirits for the modern drinker. Discover our pick of top Irish distillers.

03rd October 2017

Ireland in the Fall
Six Reasons to Visit Ireland in the Fall

Whether looking to sample fantastic food and wine, savour the colours of County Mayo’s landscape or try your hand at foraging, here’s why you should visit Ireland this Fall.

28th September 2017

History of Waterford Crystal
Irish Craftsmanship: The History of Waterford Crystal

Explore the history and craftsmanship behind internationally renowned Irish glassmakers, Waterford.

06th September 2017

Wedding Speeches
How to Give the Perfect Wedding Speech

Everyone knows that your wedding is one of the most important days in your life, an event which take months of intricate planning and meticulous preparation. Fortunately, our guide to giving a flawless wedding speech will help you banish those nerves.

04th August 2017

Six Exciting Things to Do at Ashford Castle this Summer

The Ashford Castle estate is the ultimate outdoor playground set in stunning surroundings. Enjoy activities to suit everyone in Ireland.

24th July 2017

Ashford Castle gardens
Four Reasons to Explore Ashford Castle's Gardens in Summer

Bordered by Lough Corrib and set in 350 acres of parkland, Ashford Castle offers some of Ireland’s most picturesque scenery. Its beguiling gardens are a superb marriage of formal and informal, of classic Victorian design and contemporary landscaping, all in harmony with the castle’s imposing architecture. For those staying at Ashford Castle this summer,

16th June 2017

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