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Articles tagged as "2014"

Literary Ireland: Storymapping Dublin City

July 11, 2014

Every year on the 16th of June, Dublin city celebrates Bloomsday enthusiastically. It was the day when Leopold Bloom explored the city in James Joyce’s Ulysses. Here in Dublin it means breakfasts, walking tours and much merriment. It got us thinking about how many literary gems there are on offer in the city of Dublin. […]

Literary Ireland: Yeats Country

July 11, 2014

County Sligo was the birthplace of William Butler Yeats. A poet whose work spans several literary periods, there are many cultural heritage sites dedicated to the man and his work. Our Schoolhouse at Annaghmore would work as a perfect base to explore the county and its literary heritage. The Yeats Society is located in Sligo […]

Workshop at Russborough Lime Kiln 14th -17th July

July 10, 2014

Building Limes Forum Ireland in conjunction with current SPAB fellows and Scholars are running a workshop at Russborough Lime Kiln from 14-17 July. Come for a day or more. Bring your own PPE and join in! Also please do bring along anyone else you feel maybe interested and is interested in joining the Building Limes Forum Ireland […]

Wild Atlantic Way

June 27, 2014

Discover Ireland is currently running a campaign highlighting the Wild Atlantic Way. Earlier in the year we mentioned this wonderful, new initiative and we just wanted to remind you that we have several properties based near the Atlantic Ocean. You can choose from: Termon House in Donegal, the Schoolhouse in Sligo, Loophead Lightkeeper’s House in Clare and the […]

Russborough House – RIAI Irish Architecture Award 2014

June 27, 2014

This week we were thrilled to find out that the west wing at Russborough House won the RIAI’s Best Conservation/Restoration Award 2014. Well done to Howley Hayes Architects on a superb job. Irish Landmark Trust has two properties in the west wing of the historic Russborough House, the Beit Residence, which sleeps up to eight people and the Garden Apartment, […]

Craic agus Ceol in County Clare

June 20, 2014

Willie Clancy Festival for traditional Irish music fans The Willie Clancy Festival has been running since 1973. Set up in memory of Willie Clancy, a piper from Clare, the festival and its summer school attracts people from all over the world. It takes place in Milltown Malbay and you could stay in our County Clare […]

Dublin’s Fair City

June 13, 2014

Fancy a city break in Dublin, our fair city? We have five very special properties as options. By choosing Irish Landmark Trust accommodation you are not only getting the opportunity to stay in cultural heritage premises but it will be a unique and memorable experience. Our Georgian Townhouse is located in the heart of Temple Bar, […]

Another New Property!

June 6, 2014

We are delighted to announce that our first property in County Cavan will be available to rent this Autumn. Knocknalosset House, situated approximately ten miles from the town of Bailieborough, can be described as a typical Cavan house. Located in a lush county literally teeming with lakes and fish (there are reputed to be a […]

Walks: Rugged Coastlines and Historic Towns

May 29, 2014

Coastal walks never fail to interest and inspire people and as an island we are fortunate to have some stunning coastlines. An hour’s drive from Annes Grove Gatelodge in Castletownroche will bring you to Ballymacoda for Knocknadoon Head Looped Walk. The world famous Cliffs of Moher are located not far from our Loop Head Lightkeeper’s […]

Walks: Inland Walking Options

May 29, 2014

Equally stunning inland walks attract people from all over the world. In County Wicklow for example, the more ambitious walker is likely to enjoy the Spinc at Glendalough. It will give you some of the finest inland views in the county. For those interested in a comparably more moderate stroll, the walk around the grounds […]