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Articles tagged as "Merrion Mews"

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 […]

Start your Culture Night pursuit at the Merrion Mews

September 12, 2016

Join us for a self directed learning experience on Friday 16th 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 […]

1916

March 24, 2016

The official 1916 commemoration date is nearly upon us and although stories and projects will be ongoing throughout the year, we thought we’d share a couple of highlights that we’ve noticed ourselves. A tour and a commemorative gift Irish Landmark Trust’s head office is located on Parnell Square and many of us get the bus to work. […]

St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2016

Go Green on St. Patrick’s Day Happy St. Patrick’s Day one and all. Today, people all over the world enjoy celebrations in the name of Ireland’s patron saint. This day last year we shared the gorgeous video made by Discover Ireland, with Liam Neeson’s excellent voice-over. We liked it so much that we thought we’d share […]

Behind the Scenes

March 11, 2016

A chance to learn about the restoration of Merrion Mews Do you ever wonder about the work that goes into turning one of our properties from a ‘before’ into an ‘after’? Architect Grainne Shaffrey recently gave a fascinating talk about her work on our Merrion Mews, in association with the Irish Architecture Foundation. During a guided […]

Thanks Irish Landmarkers

November 5, 2015

In October, we hosted a party for our Irish Landmarkers to say thanks. We chose the location of our Merrion Mews in Dublin 2. This property was restored by us in 2007. Merrion Mews has its own garden and coach yard and the Garda Mounted Unit use the stables while on duty in the city. The garden […]

Culture Night 2015

September 9, 2015

Culture Night 2015 is happening on Friday 18th September. We are opening both the Georgian Townhouse and Merrion Mews from 5 -10 pm so please drop in, we would love to show you around. Crime writer Alex Barclay, (Dark House, Blood Runs Cold and The Caller) will be doing some readings from her work in the […]

Dublin Horse Show 2015

July 26, 2015

20% discount vouchers for Irish Landmark Trust properties at the Dublin Horse Show We are delighted to be part of the Dublin Horse Show 2015 (5-9 August). If you’ve never been, it’s great fun and an experience worth having. If you’ve been before, well come again! We’ll have a stand there where you can find […]

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