Ashford Castle to host history weekend with David McCullagh, Myles Dungan and Turtle Bunbury
This year Ireland celebrates the 1922 Centenary of Irish Independence, and at Ashford Castle the occasion will be marked with a unique hotel offer that history buffs will love.
The Ireland history series at Ashford Castle, 8th – 10th April 2022
Guests of the Irish Centenary package will enjoy three enthralling history lectures by celebrated Irish historians David McCullagh, Myles Dungan and Turtle Bunbury. Exclusive to Ashford Castle and spread out over the two days, the speakers will give a 60-minute talk on topics related to life in Ireland a century ago. Each lecture at Ashford Castle will be followed by a 30-minute Q&A for guests who wish to pick the minds of Ireland’s best-known historical authors.
Friday – 8th April, 17.00pm, Myles Dungan: What did you do in the War of Independence, Grandad?
Saturday – 9th April, 11.00am, David McCullagh: The Long Fellow versus the Big Fellow
Saturday – 9th April, 16.00pm, Turtle Bunbury: The Irish Diaspora – Tales of Emigrants, Exile & Empire
From €1,775*, based on two people sharing, guests of the Irish Centenary package will enjoy a two-night stay in a Corrib Lake View room with a full Irish breakfast each morning. Also included in the package is a fine dining meal on one evening with a magnificent five-course table d’hôte dinner in the George V Dining Room.
*Prices are based on two adults sharing and are subject to availability at the time of booking. T&Cs apply.