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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
From the environmentally conscious Connemara Green Festival to jazz and gastronomic treats, Autumn is festival season in Ireland.
17th October 2018
Local walking guide Michael Gibbon shares his favourite routes and explains why Connemara is best explored on foot.
20th September 2018
Originally from County Mayo, new General Manager Peter Fergus opens up about his favourite local spots.
20th July 2018
With fixtures scheduled through the summer and Autumn, the glamorous and lively Galway Races make an ideal day out for guests at The Lodge.
22nd June 2018
National Geographic have launched the ‘Year of the Bird’ initiative at each of their lodges, including Ashford Castle.
25th January 2018
The Lodge at Ashford Castle has an impressive art collection adorning the walls from local creations to internationally sourced pieces.
08th January 2018
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
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
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