Culture & Heritage
Ardgillan Castle Tree Dedications 2022
Jane was born in Geneva, Switzerland on 1 April, 1830, but she was brought home to Scotland to be baptised on 25 May, 1830.
Extracts from the letters of R.C.H. Taylor, written on his journey to India, sent to his mother, Marianne St. Ledger Taylor.
Edward Richard Taylor was known as Uncle Ned to his nephew and last Taylor to inhabit Ardgillan castle.
Conservation of this collection was kindly supported by The Heritage Council’s 2016 Heritage management Grant Scheme. This collection of beautiful 19th century chairs has been in the Ardgillan Castle since it was opened as a heritage attraction in 1992.
The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, marked the 25th anniversary of Ardgillan Castle and Walled Garden opening to the public by planting a tree in a ceremony on Saturday, May 6th.
We are delighted to announce that renowned florist Christopher White and our Head Gardener, Dominica McKevitt have won silver at the RHS – Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show.
The team at Ardgillan Castle along with St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Rush, have been working on a Heritage Trail that will be a free amenity in the public park.