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Articles tagged as "2014"

Walks: National Parks and Leafy Woods

May 29, 2014

Glenveagh National Park in County Donegal was chosen as the ideal place in Ireland to re-introduce golden eagles, extinct here since the 1910s. The park is stunning for nature walking and spotting wildlife. Our Termon House would be the perfect holiday accommodation for these explorations, located approximately a thirty minute drive from Glenveagh. Staying in the […]

Anyone for golf?

May 21, 2014

Northern Ireland boasts one of the top ten links golf courses in the world. The Royal County Down Golf Club, Newcastle, Co. Down, is located in the Murlough Nature Reserve with 5000 year old sand dunes, near both the Irish Sea and the dramatic Mourne Mountains. Our Tullymurry House is an historic country house that sleeps eight […]

Irish Landmark Trust Raffle 2014 – Please Support Us

May 15, 2014

We are running another raffle and have some great prizes to give away. Enter the raffle here! FIRST PRIZE: €1,000 spending money, a painting by renowned artist Theirry Faure ( worth approximately €2,000 ) and 3 nights at Tullymurry house ( including spa area) SECOND PRIZE: Three nights at Blackhead House 1 and 2 and […]

Calling all Game of Thrones fans

May 9, 2014

For any Game of Thrones fans out there – and we realise there are many – you might be interested to know that there is an exhibition coming up this June in Belfast. The organisers have a useful website with a map to film locations in the province of Ulster. It just so happens that we […]

New Property

April 25, 2014

Any of our supporters aware of the heritage work we undertake in Irish Landmark Trust, know that we rescue less obvious but important built structures in danger of extinction. We feel passionately about preserving as much as we can so we are very excited that we will soon be able to offer guests a chance […]

Sligo: from the mountains to the sea

April 18, 2014

John Michael McDonagh’s latest film Calvary is set in County Sligo. Although it tackles difficult subject matter the film is also very humorous and features a range of complex and realistic characters. It works well on so many levels including giving the viewer fantastic visuals of County Sligo’s majestic mountains and coastline. A stunning county, […]

A Food Lover’s Paradise

April 11, 2014

In Ireland we are fortunate to have a rich heritage from literature, art and the built environment to natural resources that can be enjoyed via stunning walks and drives. We have a top quality food and drinks industry. As the tourist season is officially open we thought that over the next few newsletters (and on […]

Nutritious Fish is Delicious

April 11, 2014

As an island we have an abundance of enviably fresh fish and seafood. We are known around the world for our salmon, sure isn’t that where legendary hero Fionn mac Cumhaill (Finn MacCool) gained all his knowledge? The Barbican in County Antrim is based near Glenarm organic salmon farm. How about some smoked salmon on […]

Eat, Drink and Be Merry

April 11, 2014

Bushmills’ world famous Irish whiskey can be sampled at source if you are staying in Drum Gate Lodge. You can visit the Old Bushmills Distillery for a taste or if you are not keen on the pure stuff, an Irish coffee is a very palatable way to enjoy a nip. Irish Landmark guests that visit […]

From Full Irish Breakfasts to Cheese Boards – Cork & Wicklow highlights

April 11, 2014

Clonakilty Pudding is famous all over the world. The town of Clonakilty has much to offer the food lover. It was the first Fair Trade Town in Ireland and is now part of the Cittaslow (slow food) movement. It has a wonderful Friday food market and a huge selection of award winning restaurants. Need we […]