Joyce Country Sheepdogs
Meet the Border Collies at Joyce Country Sheepdogs

Allow us to introduce Joyce Country Sheepdogs' clever canines.

27th February 2019

Winter Cocktail Recipes
Winter cocktail recipes

Known for its dramatic and delicious concoctions, the barmen at the Lodge share their favourite warming winter cocktail recipes.

18th February 2019

A day trip to Kylemore Abbey

The west of Ireland's top attraction, the grand Kylemore Abbey has a rich history and is within easy driving distance of The Lodge at Ashford Castle.

14th January 2019

Wedding Trends 2019
The rising wedding trends of 2019

Seeking some wedding inspiration? Browse our predictions for 2019 biggest matrimonial trends.

18th December 2018

Irish Mushrooms
How to forage for Irish mushrooms

A popular guest activity at The Lodge, learn about the tips and tricks for safe and enjoyable mushroom foraging.

19th November 2018

Make Travel Matter
TreadRight travels to Jordan

Our journey takes us to Wadi Seer to meet a women’s cooperative that’s changing lives and preserving local heritage, one powerful story at a time.

 

Picnic Afternoon Tea at The Lodge
Group Experiences

Celebrate with friends and family at The Lodge.

 

Middleton Whisky
Producing the Perfect Blend

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

19th October 2018

Autumn Festivals Ireland
Autumn Festivals near Ashford Castle

From the environmentally conscious Connemara Green Festival to jazz and gastronomic treats, Autumn is festival season in Ireland.

17th October 2018

Action Against Hunger
Support Action Against Hunger with Red Carnation

Red Carnation is committed to improving the lives of millions in poverty around the world.

 

Walk Connemara
Walking routes in the Connemara: an Interview with a local guide

Local walking guide Michael Gibbon shares his favourite routes and explains why Connemara is best explored on foot.

20th September 2018

Farm to Fork Ireland
Farm to Fork in Ireland: Meet the Suppliers

The Lodge is renowned for its food and it relies heavily on outstanding produce from local suppliers.

23rd August 2018

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