Culture & Heritage
Tree Dedications 2023
Ardgillan Castle Tree Dedications 2023
Lady Jane Hay
Jane was born in Geneva, Switzerland on 1 April, 1830, but she was brought home to Scotland to be baptised on 25 May, 1830.
RCH Taylor Letters
Extracts from the letters of R.C.H. Taylor, written on his journey to India, sent to his mother, Marianne St. Ledger Taylor.
Captain Edward Richard Taylor
Edward Richard Taylor was known as Uncle Ned to his nephew and last Taylor to inhabit Ardgillan castle.
Conservation of the Dining Room Chairs
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.
Visit by Michael D. Higgins
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.
Chelsea Flower Show, 2018
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.
Ardgillan Heritage Trail
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.
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