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Ashford Castle

  • Ashford Castle Cong Mayo (map)

Historian Fintan O’Gorman will guide a walk around the outside of the Ashford Castle building, including a guided tour of the estate gardens. This is followed by an interior tour offering an opportunity to view the Castle’s exquisitely restored interiors, including the vaults and the magnificent Oak Hall. Learn about the recent restoration works with a short film and presentation by Niall Rochford, General Manager of Ashford Castle and Edward Deacy, Resident Contractor. 

Includes a programme of short touristic films from the Irish Film Archive made in and about Galway and environs. 

Galway Gateway to Connemara     Bord Fáilte production, 1946.

Glamour of Galway        Bord Fáilte production, 1957. 

The New Matchmakers                   Radharc Films, 1963.

Earlier Event: October 20
Carrickkildavnet Castle
Later Event: October 20
House in Newport