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Articles tagged as "2019"

Help us raise the final €50,000 to complete works at Killee Cottage

September 25, 2019

KILLEE COTTAGE, MITCHELSTOWN, CO. CORK NATIONAL HERITAGE, LOCAL IDENTITY, PERSONAL LEGACY Killee Cottage is located just outside Mitchelstown in County Cork. It is a perfect example of the vernacular farm cottage once typical of the South of Ireland but now disappearing. It was originally a two roomed labourer’s cottage tied to the Montgomery Estate. (Field […]

Celebrate Lúghnasa with Irish Landmark

August 1, 2019

1st August marks Lá Lúghnasa (pronounced Lou-na-sa.), traditionally the beginning of the harvest month. In Celtic mythology the god Lugh one of the chief gods of the Tuatha De Danann, established the Lúghnasadh festival as a funeral feast and games commemorating his foster-mother Tailtiú. She died on August 1st of exhaustion after clearing the plains […]

Would you like to work with us?

July 2, 2019

Irish Landmark are currently recruiting for the position of House Manager at Knocknalossett House, Bailiborough, Co. Cavan. Knocknalosset is a charming two-storey farmhouse,  located in the heart of the lakelands of County Cavan. We are looking for someone with an interest in heritage and property management to care for this lovely property. The position will […]

Summer from a bygone era

June 26, 2019

If walls could talk………. Walls do talk but do we make the time to listen to the many stories they hold? Walls harbour shared histories, memories and loved lives. Walls absorb people’s laughter and tears. Walls are like picture frames for a host of domestic scenes. Walls breathe belonging…. Unearthing such vanished histories, lost voices […]

Landmarks for Love !

January 17, 2018

Romantic breaks for Valentines Day The best Irish Landmarks for a romantic break It doesn’t need to be Valentine’s Day to get a little romantic, but with the day fast approaching why not consider sweeping your sweetheart off his or her feet and head to one of our swoon-worthy Landmarks, full of history and romance. […]

Culture Night 2017 at Irish Landmarks

September 21, 2017

Join us for a self directed learning experience on Friday 22nd September as part of Culture Night in Dublin! The mews building at the rear of No.63 Merrion Square is an integral part of one of the most significant survivals of an 18th century Dublin townhouse – comprising main house with garden, mews and stables […]

Landmarks for Foodies

September 15, 2017

Series 4: In the fourth part of our Landmarks for foodies series we head to Ireland’s Ancient East, an ideal route for a gastronomic holiday! You’ll find a wealth of producers all along the route, and many vibrant farmer’s markets in the historical towns and villages (Not to mention a diversity of dining options as […]

Landmarks for Foodies

September 13, 2017

Series 3: Northern Ireland In the third part of our Landmarks for foodies series we head to Northern Ireland where thirteen of our landmarks are located and where great food is never far away. Depending on where you are travelling from, a quick visit to St. Georges Market in Belfast is well worth a visit […]

Landmarks for Foodies

September 12, 2017

So, In the second part of our Landmarks for foodies series we visit the Northwest. Donegal and North Sligo have an abundance of things to offer the foodie loving Irish Landmarker. St. Johns Point Lightkeepers’ Houses St. Johns Point Lightkeepers’ Houses are fully equipped for a self catering break if that’s what you wish. Stock […]

#landmarksforfoodies

August 22, 2017

Irish Landmarks are located in some of the most beautiful parts of the Country. We know from talking to our guests that food can be a central part of an Irish Landmark break. Either on a self catering holiday – cooking for friends and family – or enjoying some of the local foodie experiences that […]

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