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Articles tagged as "Announcements"

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 […]

Great start to 2020!

January 20, 2020

Kicking off the new decade with an award for the Barbican in Glenarm, Co. Antrim! Built in 1825 from local basalt, this medieval miniature castle really takes you back in time. The village of Glenarm dates back to Norman times, claiming to be the oldest town in Ulster! The word ‘Barbican’ comes from the Old […]

Legends of the Lighthouse

December 6, 2019

  FIVE NEW VIDEO STORIES CELEBRATE LIGHTHOUSE MARITIME AND CULTURAL HERITAGE In 2019 seven young film-makers were awarded a Film Bursary by Great Lighthouses of Ireland to turn their lenses and focus on some of the Northern Ireland’s landmark lighthouses. Legends of the Lighthouse, launched on Thursday 5 December at the Titanic Belfast, compiles the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New properties at Elizabeth Fort in Cork

June 21, 2018

Garrison House and Parade House at Elizabeth Fort, Cork City   Irish Landmark Trust, in partnership with Cork City Council, is currently undertaking conservation work at two properties in Elizabeth Fort in the heart of Cork City.   These 2 properties are now available to rent short term as self-catering accommodation 

Give Dad the gift of Irish Heritage

May 28, 2018

Looking for something a little bit different for Father’s Day this year? Why not give Dad the gift of a heritage break in an Irish Landmark Trust home. If only our Irish Landmark houses could speak….  they could provide us with in depth accounts of social change which has occurred within an Irish family context. […]

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 […]

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