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Articles tagged as "Merrion Mews"

Property of the Week

April 12, 2019

Where we have an in-depth look at a property in the care of Irish Landmark Trust.

Late Availability Offers

February 5, 2019

Late availability offers on new bookings within the next 14 days

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. […]

Maura Shaffrey (1940-1997) – a leading light behind Wicklow Lighthouse

August 25, 2017

As Irish Landmark Trust celebrates its 25th anniversary, we remember Maura Shaffrey, the architect on the first ever Irish Landmark Trust restoration project, namely Wicklow Lighthouse. George Bernard Shaw once described how he could “think of no other edifice constructed by man as altruistic as a lighthouse. They were only built to serve”. If you […]

Aspirations for 2017

February 1, 2017

How has January passed for you? Have you embarked on the new chapters promised for 2017? January can get a bad press. It feels like a month created to survive versus a month designed to live. Resolutions can be cruel at a time when the weather is bleak and the days are short. For this […]

Aspiration One: Select an interesting personality and let the blaze of their historic path guide your trip

February 1, 2017

You don’t need to start studying intensely but a gentle exploration will uncover how many of our properties have links to wonderful iconic figures and historic personalities. Selecting a guiding force and flicking through a book or watching some clips on the Internet is a very unique and intellectually satisfying way to prepare for a […]

Celebrating Standards!

December 28, 2016

Historical experience and personal tales are etched into the fabric of Irish Landmark properties. Through careful, conservation, restoration and refurbishment we have achieved the dichotomy of living within historical walls while also experiencing comfortable, warm, high quality, modern day accommodation. With this in mind, we are delighted to announce that four of our properties -(Merrion […]

And so Merry Christmas ……

December 21, 2016

A time for family, friends, gifts, gatherings, fun and festivity. But equally, a time for quiet reflection, personal space, escape and solace from the chaos of this time of year. This month, we promote our Irish Landmark properties with consideration for the range of emotions that people can be feeling during Christmas and New Year. […]

Halloween Festivities

October 12, 2016

The ancient Celts believed that the seasonal changeover from light to dark created a portal where spirits, banshees and pukas could easily transgress the boundaries of the living and dead. During the festival of Samhain, bonfires were lit and disguises worn as measures to ward off evil spirits. Halloween in Ireland is still loaded with tradition, with tales of […]

Open House Dublin 2016

September 21, 2016

This year Open House Dublin is taking place from 14-16th October. This annual event is now in its eleventh year and is run by the Irish Architecture Foundation. Through an extensive programme of talks, tours and exhibitions, the goal is to highlight the buildings of Dublin that have altered our vision of the city over time, shaped how […]