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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 […]

Batty Langley Lodge ..for wagging tails

May 4, 2018

Inside the grounds of Castletown House, Irish Landmark Trust has three properties available to rent and two of these accommodations extend a warm welcome to dogs, namely Batty Langley Lodge and the Gate House.      Staying in these two properties makes for an ideal break for you and your dog where inclusivity is on […]

Nature Escapes with Irish Landmark Trust

March 8, 2018

Nourish and revive your connections with nature and the natural world. Book a ‘Grass -Roots’ Getaway for the May and June Bank holidays  Here are some of our top recommendations to plant yourselves firmly in the moment and to enjoy a nature escape with Irish Landmark Trust. Ballealy Cottage, Co. Antrim  (Sleeps 5) If you are […]

Skills and practice of Irish Crafts

June 1, 2017

We were reminded of the wonderful award winning documentary series on RTÉ called Hands, which documented the skills and practice of Irish craft in the 1970’s and 1980’s – and delighted to learn that these short documentaries are now available to be purchased online. For anyone who would like to learn more about thatching there […]

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 […]