How to make traditional Irish Soda Bread
Here, our Head Pastry Chef at Ashford Castle, Paula Stakelum shares her recipe for how to make the perfect Irish soda bread, a delicious and versatile baking classic.
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14th February 2020
Just 45 minutes from Ashford Castle, Galway has been named a European Capital of Culture. Here we explore what's planned.
31st January 2020
The Emerald Isle's famous taverns have a longstanding formal code. Here's how to master it.
04th December 2019
We journey to the Red Carnation Hotels featuring the most unmissable sights.
10th July 2019
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.
Local walking guide Michael Gibbon shares his favourite routes and explains why Connemara is best explored on foot.
Originally from County Mayo, new General Manager Peter Fergus opens up about his favourite local spots.
20th July 2018