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Markree Castle – Reopens


It’s taken two years but as you can see from the pictures, it has been worth the wait as Markree Castle in Collooney, Co. Sligo has re-opened after a luxurious refurbishment. The restoration project has succeeded in restoring the original beauty of Markree Castle and the feedback we have received, […]

Markree Castle – Take a Sneak Peak


There is huge excitment happening at Markree Castle in Collooney, Co Sligo, as we are nearing the end of the project which has undergone an extensive restoration.  The Corscadden family own and run four Castle Hotels in Ireland and this is third Castle that Audrey Gaffney Associates have been asked to […]

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Get Inspired this Autumn


With a day like today Autumn is definitely here! The cooler weather is kicking in and the leaves are turning those striking golden, amber and yellow colours, so why not look at warming up your interior spaces with some dramatic results and help rejuvenate your overall customer experience within your […]

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We’ve been checking out Tuttons London


With my visit across the water to London very much on my mind, I’ve been looking back over some of the amazing places that I’ve visited last time and pondering “Can I squeeze them all into my few days this time around?!” One of these places is Tuttons London; a […]

The River Inn Venue


Being the oldest cited bar in Derry, there has been a liquor licence granted to this premises since 1684.  Famously known around Derry city as ” The Glue Pot ” and previously operated as a cinema from 1923 until 1986. The Doherty family have been running the Inn since 1922, […]

Silver Street Venue by Audrey Gaffney Assocaites

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Good Morning, What a crazy few months we’ve been having here at the AGA Design office. Having recently completed the new Restaurant/Cafe Bar at Silver Street @ The River Inn, Derry City Centre and also being officially awarded the design brief for the renovation works to Markree Castle, Co. Sligo. […]

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Be Individual


5 Things to Help Grow Your Interior Brand – Be Individual  Being a brand doesn’t mean that your business will appear bland and boring.  It means that you have an identity.  Be individual about what your business is all about, about what your business values are, and about what your […]

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The Future of Hospitality Design


The Future of Hospitality Design: 5 important points to remember when future–proofing the interiors to your business: Trends Be careful of becoming too themed or trying to meet the latest trend.  Trying to recreate an Italian restaurant in the heart of Galway when you’ve never been to Italy and you’re […]

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Your Interior Brand Plan


Before  any renovation or refurbishment works take place it is important to set an overall brand plan in place so as you know what you are trying to achieve.  Here’s a few things that you should be looking at to future proof your interior design scheme. Branding:  What does your […]

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Renovating on a budget


Renovating your bar or restaurant on a tight budget is no mean feat, and I completely understand when you’re so close to your own business how it can be difficult sometimes to see the wood for the trees!!  So, I’ve put together some main points to think about when considering […]


This project has been assisted by the Local Enterprise Office, Meath, under Ireland’s EU Structural and Investment Funds Programme, 2014-2020.

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