In recent years its has been winning international awards faster the Mc Ilroy has been winnng golf tournaments.
And what can the happy couple and their guests look forward to?
While the castle on the Galway-Mayo border reeks of comfort and privilege, particularly after the €47 million makeover it was given by its new owners two years ago, which added a spa, a pool and a cinema to its olde worlde charms, it is the staff that make the place so special.
They are just sound, in a real west of Ireland way and it doesn’t matter if guests pull up in Rolls Royces or in battered old Nissan Micras they will be treated just the same.
Here are a few photos (special to ) of the venue, to give you a clearer idea: These reports are not much of a surprise, as the couple had already been expected to marry in April at Ashford Castle. This wedding has a five-year history behind it, as Stoll first became a part of Mc Ilroy’s life when she was working for the PGA of America at the 2012 Ryder Cup and famously arranged Mc Ilroy a police escort in order to save him from missing his Sunday singles tee time.
also notes that rumors are emerging that another guest will be Ed Sheeran, who is said to also be performing at the wedding despite the fact he has a concert at England’s Manchester Arena (a 50-minute flight from Ashford Castle) that same night.
The pair has previously spent two New Year's Eves at the five-star luxury hotel, one of the country's most exclusive wedding venues.
Rory Mc Ilroy jetted to Miami this weekend for his stag party, ahead of his nuptials in Co. According to the Sunday Independent, the pro golfer was joined by his closest friends in Miami Beach, a week before he's set to finally wed Erica Stoll at Ashford Castle - which is expecting to be a star-studded affair.
Before Christmas, Rory had an "early stag" in Dublin, which included a private tour with Dublin Bay Cruises and a night out in popular celebrity hotspot Xico - but the sports star decided to jet stateside for the official pre-marriage party. I've met her a couple times here, she's really dead on," Holly told the Sunday World.
But Wozniacki, who is playing at Wimbledon this week, says she’s focusing on her tennis — not romance. Read More » TENNIS star Serena Williams has revealed she was “devastated” when Irish golf ace Rory Mc Ilroy jilted her tennis pal Caroline Wozniacki just months before their wedding. Read More » KATHRYN Thomas reveals in today’s Irish Daily Star that she has tremendous respect for Brittany Maynard — the 29-year-old terminally ill woman who recently ended her own life.
Serena said she had been planning the hen party last May when she heard the news and attempted to contact Caroline at her apartment in Monaco. In a video posted on You Tube, Brittany explained why she had chosen this course of action.