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Late Availability Offers

December 4, 2018

Late availability offers on new bookings within the next 14 days

2019 Calendars – Great Lighthouses of Ireland

November 6, 2018

          Great Lighthouses of Ireland 2019 Calendars are currently sold out from the Head Office of   Irish Landmark Trust. Dot not worry though as you can purchase them from Great Lighthouses of Ireland website by clicking HERE. Featuring 12 Great Lighthouses of Ireland posters, by artist Roger O’ Reilly, this calendar […]

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 […]

Irish Architectural Archive and Maura Shaffrey

August 25, 2017

Hurry or you’ll miss it !!   The Irish Architectural Archive is hosting a  Maura Shaffrey exhibition and it closes tomorrow, Saturday 26th August.   Maura and Patrick married in 1961 and became an unstoppable machine in their quest to transfer their passion for historic buildings and Irish towns into their wonderful publications Buildings of […]

Maura Shaffrey (1940-1997) – a leading light behind Wicklow Lighthouse

August 25, 2017

As Irish Landmark Trust celebrates its 25th anniversary, we remember Maura Shaffrey, the architect on the first ever Irish Landmark Trust restoration project, namely Wicklow Lighthouse. George Bernard Shaw once described how he could “think of no other edifice constructed by man as altruistic as a lighthouse. They were only built to serve”. If you […]

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 […]

Love is in the air…

January 19, 2017

Valentine’s Day comes but once a year and is a time to celebrate all things love and romance. What better gift to give your loved one than a romantic break away for two, so you can unwind and spend some real quality time together. So why not treat the loved one in your life to […]

Christmas Voucher Collection!

November 23, 2016

  This festive season, why not treat your loved one to a break away with our Christmas Voucher Collection. Discover the wonder of a windswept Lighthouse, the rustic charm of a Gatelodge or indulge in the old world romance of a Castle.    Lodge Collection €340 / £275 The Lodge Collection includes the following choices:  […]

Halloween Festivities

October 12, 2016

The ancient Celts believed that the seasonal changeover from light to dark created a portal where spirits, banshees and pukas could easily transgress the boundaries of the living and dead. During the festival of Samhain, bonfires were lit and disguises worn as measures to ward off evil spirits. Halloween in Ireland is still loaded with tradition, with tales of […]

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 […]

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