Exploring Western Lough Derg and Anticipating the Blueway

Four trips around Lough Derg have shown us that there is so much to do in the area! Ashley Park House is grateful for the cross-county collaborative to establish a Blueway along the lake, and we can’t wait for our visitors to explore the activities all around Lough Derg. We concluded our “familiarization” trips, organized by counties Clare, Galway and […]

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Staying at Ashley Park House? Explore Southern Part of Lough Derg!

Ashley Park House is thrilled to continue our exploration of areas around Lough Derg, as part of the cross-county initiative to turn Lough Derg into a Blueway! On the third “familiarization” day trip on 15th February, we discovered activities offered in the Southern part of the lake, particularly around Killaloe and Ballina. We started our day on a high note […]

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Lough Derg Offers Exciting Activities Along New Blueway

How do you develop strong tourism amenities in rural Ireland with three counties conducting business around the same lake? Choose collaboration over competition and work together to turn that lake into an exciting Blueway! That’s what Counties Clare, Tipperary, and Galway have chosen to do through an initiative to turn Lough Derg, a lake that touches all three counties, into […]

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What is there to do in Nenagh?

First of all, you must absolutely visit the Nenagh Castle (open March to September). Constructed in the 13th century, the castle is Nenagh’s oldest building. There were 5 towers originally but there’s only one left today. This tower was originally the dungeon. Be aware, there are 101 stairs to climb to the top of the tower! But it’s worth the […]

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Ashley on the water …

“It’s all the little moments that make life an adventure.” As a team-building exercise three employees from Ashley Park went kayaking on Lough Derg and the river Shannon. This was one such moment! As absolute beginners, we started paddling with a nervous excitement. But after learning some of the techniques required and a following interesting game: American football on the […]

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We’re on Discover Ireland Tours – Exciting!

Ashley Park House is more than happy to announce that we are now listed on Discover Ireland Tours website. You can imagine the scenario: you want to book a hotel to stay next to that little bay in Ballycurrane but you can’t find the right one. Discover Ireland Tours undertake that task for you. Tell them your approximate route and […]

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Taste of Lough Derg Ashley Park House

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We are excited about The Taste of Lough Derg Festival coming around again running now through to September.  It’s a fantastic way to showcase the amazing local produce and creativity in the food and service industry that our fantastic region has to offer.  At Ashley Park House we are thrilled to work with local suppliers and artisan food producers to give […]

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