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Articles tagged as "2016"

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

March 16, 2015

It’s St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow  and there is a great buzz in Dublin city. There are plenty of visitors around the place. Friday was a gloriously sunny day and walking through town and into Trinity College, it was lovely to hear so many different accents and languages. Details of tomorrow’s celebratory events can be found at the official […]

Snowdrops at Ballealy Cottage

February 18, 2015

Snowdrops were spotted on the grounds of Ballealy Cottage and snapped by Ms. Carroll (thanks!). It made us think of this … The Song of the Snowdrop Fairy by Cicely Mary Barker Deep sleeps the Winter, Cold, wet, and grey; Surely all the world is dead; Spring is far away. Wait! The world shall waken; […]

New Fundraising Initiative – Irish Landmarkers

February 4, 2015

Our “Irish Landmarker” programme actively encourages anyone who likes what we do, enjoys our buildings or has a love for conservation, to help us continue our work by giving to the Irish Landmark Trust via direct debit, on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis.  This regular support provides us with a steady and reliable income that […]

A Good Year

January 9, 2015

2014 was a busy year for Irish Landmark Trust and your support helped us achieve a lot, thank you! We opened three new properties, we received several awards and accolades and we continue to engage in educational and preservation activities through our work. We are delighted that it was possible to open the following new properties: Inchiquin House […]

New Property Announcement

November 26, 2014

We are thrilled to announce our latest property, Inchiquin House, County Clare. It is an elegant country house that can sleep up to ten people. The property has an open fire, comfy beds, a huge dining room, a huge kitchen, a window seat where you could read, write, sketch or knit and a roll top bath, to […]

Outdoor Pursuits with 53 Degrees North

November 13, 2014

Irish Landmark Trust and 53 Degrees North team up to announce new 2015 Irish Landmark holiday brochure Whether you have always dreamed of living in a lighthouse, sleeping in a castle or unwinding in a gatelodge, Irish Landmark Trust have 25 beautifully restored historic properties located all over Ireland available as self-catering accommodation. A stay […]

Music Nights: Music venues in Dublin

November 3, 2014

Dublin City Centre is awash with terrific venues of different sizes. Some of our favourites are the Olympia Theatre, Vicar Street, The Button Factory, Whelan’s, JJ Smyth’s and the Cobblestone. If you are staying in any of our city break properties, the Georgian Townhouse, the Merrion Mews, Batty Langley Lodge or one of the Castletown […]

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 […]

Can you help?

October 15, 2014

Our annual raffle is our most important fundraiser and raises badly needed funds for Irish Landmark Trust to continue our work restoring properties of architectural distinction. This year we are asking all our supporters to become involved in the raffle to buy or sell tickets at €5 each or a book of 12 tickets for […]

Open House Dublin this weekend

October 15, 2014

As part of Dublin’s Open House initiative, we will be opening two of our properties; the Georgian Townhouse and Merrion Mews from 12-5pm this Sunday 19th October 2014. Come along, we’d love to meet you. Open House is organised by the Irish Architecture Foundation. A full list of properties partaking this year is available here.