Day 7: Ashford Castle

Founded in 1228 by the Anglo-Norman de Burgo family and later home to Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness (1798-1868), brewer and first Lord Mayor of Dublin, Ashford Castle in Mayo County today is a five star hotel situated on 350 acres. We didn’t stay there. We did, however, enjoy lunch on the premises,¬†admiring the fine furnishings … Continue reading Day 7: Ashford Castle