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Articles tagged as "2021"

Niamh Lunny to join Irish Landmark as new CEO

March 16, 2021

Irish Landmark Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of Niamh Lunny as our new CEO. Niamh will take up the position on 1st April 2021. Niamh joins Irish Landmark from Curated Place, where she was producing the Púca Festival for Fáilte Ireland. Prior to this she was the Head of Costume at the Abbey […]

Retirement of Mary O’Brien as CEO of Irish Landmark Trust

March 10, 2021

Wednesday 31st March 2021 will see the retirement of Mary O’Brien as CEO of Irish Landmark Trust.  Mary has been a stalwart of the organisation since it was founded in  1992, and took over the role of CEO in 1999.  During her time, Irish Landmark Trust has increased its portfolio of buildings from five to […]

Major renovation works at Termon House and the Lightkeeper’s House at Loop Head

November 1, 2020

This project received funding from the Heritage Council and the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage in 2020. The Covid 19 pandemic brought a halt to all holiday letting at Irish Landmark’s properties.   Irish Landmark decided to use this time to assess what repairs were required at the properties to maintain a high standard […]

Irish Landmarkers – Experts in Isolation

April 3, 2020

  These are difficult days:  we are all in the midst of a humbling and trying atmosphere.  We face a long period of imposed and unexpected isolation.  We don’t want to be here, we did not book it, and given the option we would definitely check out early. Our Irish Landmarker guest community has an […]

Heritage Week 2019

August 1, 2019

Co-ordinated by The Heritage Council, the aim of Heritage Week is to build awareness about our heritage and encourage its conservation and preservation.   The week is all about getting involved, and here at Irish Landmark we play our part by holding an ‘Open Day’ at our properties.  All Republic of Ireland properties will be open to visitors […]

50 Amazing Places to Stay Around Ireland

April 23, 2019

All of us at Irish Landmark are so proud that 5 of or properties are listed in The Irish Times ‘50 amazing places to stay around Ireland‘ .    In fact, you might count 6 of our properties in the list – but we’re going to be very honest and tell you that Wicklow Lighthouse […]

Stay with Irish Landmark for the Causeway Coast Marathon 2019

February 27, 2019

For those of you who might like to consider combining an Irish Landmark experience with a cutting edge and scenically stunning adventure, our top suggestion is the Causeway Coast Marathon 2019.  The event takes place in Antrim on 29 September 2019 so there is still plenty of time to work towards a long term ambition.  […]

Another poem for Christmas and New Year

December 21, 2018

In keeping with our recent December ezine, we offer another of Patrick Kavanagh’s wonderful poems ‘Advent’. ..offering you a measure of calm and possibly event a rare chance to rest in the moment.   If the festive season becomes too much or the expectations begin to heighten, simply use these lines as mantras and repeat them […]

A no-fuss Christmas with Irish Landmark

December 14, 2018

In the past, Irish Landmark House Managers used to kindly put up decorations and fairy lights to greet our guests arriving for Christmas. However, this resulted in interesting feedback. Many of those choosing to rest with us at this time of year were on a mission to enjoy the holiday in a non-traditional way and to have a quiet, neutral space where […]

Poetry and Christmas at Irish Landmark

December 14, 2018

As the days in the run up to Christmas begin to take on a slightly more frenzied atmosphere, we find that poetry can be a wonderful way to keep our spirits grounded.   Below is one of Patrick Kavanagh’s beautiful poems A Christmas Childhood for a peaceful moment to pause and reflect on.    In this poem […]