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Articles tagged as "2016"

Meet Designer Orla Kelly

August 2, 2016

We are thrilled that designer Orla Kelly will be giving a talk about working on heritage properties at 1pm this Saturday 6th August in Clomantagh Castle, Freshford, County Kilkenny. Over the years, Orla has worked on the design, interiors and fit out of 19 of Irish Landmark Trust’s historic buildings. This involved selecting historic colours, fabrics, antiques and vernacular furniture […]

Dublin Horse Show

July 14, 2016

20-24 July We are delighted to be part of this year’s Dublin Horse Show. Last year was our first year to be involved and we thoroughly enjoyed it. We met lots of people who were interested in holidaying with us and we acquired a few new Irish Landmarkers in the process! The Dublin Horse Show […]

Tour for IAF Members and Irish Landmarkers

June 23, 2016

We were very fortunate that Nicki Matthews, Conservation Officer with Dublin City Council, was available to give a tour of the Georgian Townhouse to IAF members and Irish Landmarkers. Nicki had worked with us on the property during its restoration, so she was an excellent person to talk about the property. She referenced the fact […]

Why we love Sligo

June 22, 2016

For any guests planning to stay in our lovely Schoolhouse at Annaghmore, we thought we would share this photo that our house manager took. Thanks Sarah! There are lots of activities happening in County Sligo over the summer. The Sligo Tourism Facebook page and website have got great suggestions. In our experience, a dip in the […]

Game of Thrones Doors

June 21, 2016

Many of you might be aware that Tourism Ireland have been running a video campaign relating to the Game of Thrones doors. Here’s the way they have described the initiative: The Dark Hedges is a beautiful avenue of 18th century beech trees that features as The Kingsroad in Game of Thrones®. In January 2016 a storm […]

Competition Winner

June 3, 2016

Thanks to everyone who entered our Facebook & Twitter competition to win a weekend away in Magherintemple Lodge, County Antrim. By entering, you have all helped spread the word about Irish Landmark Trust. We are pleased to announce the winner of this competition. Huge congrats to Denise Coughlan. Seeing as this competition was popular with you […]

Why we love Antrim

May 31, 2016

This month, we gave a bit of focus to our properties in the county of Antrim. To help you know more about both the properties and the area, here is some feedback from our house managers. We also have some staff picks from head office. Monica from Magherintemple Lodge told us that guests say they don’t want to […]

Win weekend away in Magherintemple Lodge

May 6, 2016

Win a weekend away in Magherintemple Lodge Update Wednesday 1st June: This competition is now closed. We will announce the winner in the next few days. Thanks to everyone who entered. We would love to increase interaction with our online community. The more people who know about our work and rent our properties, the more […]

Learning Events in May

April 21, 2016

Two interesting learning events are coming up in May… Galway’s Heritage Buildings Show 2016 If you would like to learn more about conservation and traditional building skills, the Irish Georgian Society with Galway County Council and the Office of Public Works are running a weekend of learning in Portumna Castle in County Galway. From Saturday 7th May – […]

1916

March 24, 2016

The official 1916 commemoration date is nearly upon us and although stories and projects will be ongoing throughout the year, we thought we’d share a couple of highlights that we’ve noticed ourselves. A tour and a commemorative gift Irish Landmark Trust’s head office is located on Parnell Square and many of us get the bus to work. […]