Discover the local area and places of interest

 
Summer Galway
What to do in Galway this Summer

From the Cong Village Food Festival to horse racing on the beach, you won't want to miss the highlights of Galway's packed summer events calendar.

 

16th April 2018

Archery Facts
10 Facts You Never Knew about Archery

An ancient sport loved by royalty, all the family can try their hand at archery whilst at Ashford Castle.

13th April 2018

Summer Treats at Red Carnation Hotels
10 Unmissable Summer Treats at Red Carnation Hotels

From the Wimbledon bar to a sunset cruise on Lake Geneva, Red Carnation Hotels have plenty of Summer events planned to help you make the most of the season.

29th March 2018

Ashford Castle, Midleton Rare Whiskey and Waterford Crystal
Ashford Castle, Midleton Rare Whiskey and Waterford Crystal Produce the Perfect Blend

Ashford Castle has teamed up with Midleton Rare Whiskey and Waterford Crystal to create a unique cask and engraved Ashford Castle tumbles.

28th March 2018

Easter in Ireland
A Family Easter in Ireland

From a sculpture trail along the Wild Atlantic Way to a hearty local feast, Easter in Ireland offers something for all the family.

27th March 2018

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 Kodomo.com on Travelling with Children

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

29th December 2017

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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

PureFlow
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

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