Archive for September 29th, 2009

Ashford Castle

Ashford Castle is a medieval castle located in Cong, County Mayo in Ireland. It is an early 13th Century castle that has since been renovated and rebuilt as a hotel. It has also been known to play host to several notable guests, past and present.Castle HistoryAshford Castle was first built in 1228 by the de Burgh family who also went on to build several other similar castles throughout the province. It remained within the de Burgh family for more than three and a half centuries after which it we…