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Irish Landmark Trust Early Booking Discount

June 14, 2019

10 % off a stay at an Irish Landmark Trust property.

Shine a Light on Summer

May 4, 2018

After the recent weather bashing, we could all do with spending the next few months seizing all the sun light available to us. Great Lighthouses of Ireland are setting this tone very nicely with their upcoming May bank holiday festival entitled ‘Shine a Light on Summer’, which is taking place from Saturday 5th to Monday […]

Aspirations for 2017

February 1, 2017

How has January passed for you? Have you embarked on the new chapters promised for 2017? January can get a bad press. It feels like a month created to survive versus a month designed to live. Resolutions can be cruel at a time when the weather is bleak and the days are short. For this […]

Win a romantic stay in a lighthouse!

November 1, 2016

Would you like to win a romantic stay in a lighthouse?! We have just the competition for you, to mark the release of the The Light Between Oceans we have teamed up with RTÉ to offer you you the chance to win a two-night stay in Galley Head Lightkeeper’s House in Clonakilty, Co Cork. Galley Head Lightkeeper’s Houses […]

Falling asleep under the beams of a lighthouse…

September 13, 2016

“The country road narrows towards the end of the peninsula, trees disappear, and as we curve around the last bend, the lighthouse comes into view, a tall yellow-and -black striped tower watching over the sea…” These are the words of the travel writer Yvonne Gordon in last weekend’s The Guardian. She describes a visit and […]

Seal near Wicklow Head Lighthouse

September 25, 2015

Recent guests at Wicklow Head Lighthouse took this wonderful photo of a local seal. Thank you Michaela and Sven! Ireland has lots to offer wildlife lovers. Whale and Dolphin Watching Close to Galley Head is a prime whale watching spot and close to Loop Head you can go and see the Shannon dolphins. As we […]

Great Lighthouses of Ireland

May 20, 2015

Irish Landmark Trust are thrilled to be part of an exciting new initiative called Great Lighthouses of Ireland. As you’re probably aware, we have been working with Commissioners of Irish Lights for some time and already have several properties in our lighthouse family; Wicklow Head Lighthouse, Galley Head Lightkeeper’s Houses, Loop Head Lightkeeper’s House, Blackhead Lightkeeper’s Houses […]

Music Nights: Irish music way out west

November 3, 2014

Ireland is a very popular country for music lovers and musicians alike. Increasingly, arts festivals are using more unusual venues like old churches for gigs, which are very atmospheric and there are often ‘Open Mic’ sessions for aspiring musicians. The nights are getting longer and the weather’s getting colder. This suggests it’s now perfect weather […]

Life’s a Beach

August 19, 2014

We have been enjoying a stunning summer in Ireland this year, but even in bad weather (any season), beaches are terrific amenities. Our properties based near the sea, are also based in counties with some pretty special and unspoiled beaches. So if you love a swim, surf, paddle or walk, we will let you in […]

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 […]

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