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One of Mayo's most iconic hotels, Ashford Castle in Cong, has launched an array of new summer dining options and the luxury retreat is intent on showcasing to its international and local visitors all that is good about the Connemara landscape and its produce.
AINDRIAS DE STAIC, the "wild-eyed shock of Celtic unpredictability", who fuses music, theatre, comedy, and storytelling to magnificent effect, returns to the Galway Fringe Festival with The Man From Moogaga.
Huge levels of interest for DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard’s July auctions following first weekend of open viewings
DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard is already reporting high levels of interest in its July auctions following the first weekend of open viewings. The various properties scattered throughout the city and county kept the auction team busy with potential buyers eager for a first glimpse of the properties, which will be auctioned on Friday July 24 in the Radisson Blu Hotel just before the city launches into Race Week.
The village of Cong in County Mayo is famous as the location where much of The Quiet Man was filmed. Although you can retrace the steps of the actors throughout the town, Cong is so much more than just a movie set for tourists. The village is small and intimate with friendly pubs. There are the ruins of the old abbey right in the town to explore, and a path along the river where you can stroll through one of the loveliest woods. Adjacent to the village stands the dramatic and magnificent Ashford Castle. Dating from the 12th century, you are able to stroll around the grounds and get a feeling of what Ireland was like hundreds of years ago. For all the elegance and splendour of the castle, you should consider looking further afield for lunch. Sure, it has speciality teas, champagne, and finger sandwiches, and there may be talk of tasty pastries and cupcakes, but after many decades in the shadows of the grandeur of Ashford Castle, Cong is at last is defining itself and carving out an identity of its own.
Funny man Neil Delamere is to perform his new show Fresh Prince of Delamere at The Lodge at Ashford Castle tomorrow night (Saturday May 23).
On Sunday evening the Taoiseach Enda Kenny and his wife Fionnuala visited Cathal and Mary Garvey's farm in county Mayo and welcomed Premier Li of China and his wife Professor Chang to Ireland.
The company launching Ireland’s first luxury rail experience has included Westport as a destination on its exclusive tour around Ireland.
Some 300 people are now employed at iconic Ashford Castle in Cong, just four years after the former summer residence of the Guinness family went into receivership.
Australia offers significant potential for Irish tourism, according to a new Tourism Ireland strategy launched today – which was attended by tourism companies from around Ireland, including Ashford Castle.
One thousand lots of furniture and furnishings from Ashford Castle go under the hammer on February 7 and 8 by public auction.