A ‘Hogwart’s Halloween’ at Ashford Castle

While we don’t have plans to visit Ireland this Halloween, if we did I would be very interested in experiencing this “Harry Potter” styled event at the fabulous Ashford Castle in County Mayo! The mystique of secret rooms, soaring ceilings, and eight centuries of mysticism and sorcery gives Ashford Castle the authentic “wizarding world” feel [...]

Some of Ireland’s Hidden Treasures

Ireland is filled with fascinating castles, megalithic tombs and medieval forts.  On our first trip as a family we visited Cahir Castle in Tipperary.  Often overlooked as it is a mere 30 minutes from the wondrous Rock of Cashel, my family spent an amazing afternoon wandering through the castle, climbing the battlements and exploring the dungeon. The attached article [...]