Traditional Irish Recipes
3 Traditional Irish Recipes to Make for St Patrick's Day

Celebrate St Patrick's Day with these delicious and traditional Irish recipes.

13th March 2018

JP McMahon
My Ireland: Interview with Michelin Star Chef JP McMahon

JP McMahon talks to us about what Irish foods you must try, his dream Galway food tour, and why we should all be eating more seaweed.

25th December 2017

irish soda bread
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.

03rd November 2017

RCH blog post
The Icing on the Cake: Tips for achieving the Perfect Wedding Cake

Vows and dress aside, the wedding cake is a central part of any couple’s big day. From what baker to work with to which flavours and what design to choose, the perfect wedding cake requires a good deal of planning. However, it needn’t be a stressful experience thanks to wedding venues such as The

07th July 2017

Top Five Restaurants in Galway City for Locavores

Ireland’s west coast is rich with seafood, dairy, meat, and vegetables, and nowhere more so than Galway, which has natural abundance and a veritable army of diligent farmers and producers. A stay at Ashford Castle or The Lodge at Ashford Castle, with its decadent dining rooms and top-notch chefs, is one of the best places

16th September 2015
Green Cuisine: Fresh, Locally Sourced Food in Galway

Galway is a foodie’s paradise. From the Wild Atlantic Salmon in its rivers to the world-class oysters found off its shores, the rich, creamy cheeses to the wealth of incredible lamb and beef, there’s no shortage of delicious, mouthwatering food in Galway. With that in mind, we’ve put together a guide to some of the

21st August 2015

Where to Eat Oysters in Galway

Galway, widely recognised the world over for its fantastic local oysters, this particular stretch of Irish coastline is home to some of the best seafood you'll find.

29th January 2015

Lodge at Ashford Castle
Modern Irish Cooking

Forget the stereotypes: modern Irish cooking isn’t all about potatoes. In fact, given the rocky island’s ample coastlines and verdant fields, Ireland happens to boast an incredibly rich natural larder that goes well beyond root vegetables – not to mention award-winning chefs with the know-how to turn local ingredients into innovative and exciting plates.

03rd October 2014

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