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Articles tagged as "Tullymurry House"

Hygge Holidays

October 12, 2016

Hygge pronounced “Hooga” is a Danish cultural gem. If you haven’t already heard about this concept, prepare yourself! Irish bookshops report that there will be at least eight new book titles on the market for Christmas 2016 all dedicated to the pursuit and practice of Hygge. The Danes have achieved the rankings of happiest citizens in the world and […]

County Down recognised as one of Top 100 Green Destination in the World!

September 29, 2016

This week County Down won the prestigious title of Top 100 Sustainable Destination!  This award recognises destinations around the world that cherish and celebrate their authenticity, their biodiversity and nature, their cultural values, their local community and entrepreneurs, and their environment for future generations of citizens and travellers. Two of our properties, St. Helen’s Tower […]

Irish Landmark Trust and National Heritage Week

September 8, 2016

As part of National Heritage Week, we opened the doors to a selection of our historic properties, offering visitors a special opportunity to explore our unique holiday homes. Generally, it is only the overnight guest who experiences the warmth, beauty and cultural significance of our accommodations. However, on Sunday the 28th August 2016, reservations for […]

Game of Thrones Doors

June 21, 2016

Many of you might be aware that Tourism Ireland have been running a video campaign relating to the Game of Thrones doors. Here’s the way they have described the initiative: The Dark Hedges is a beautiful avenue of 18th century beech trees that features as The Kingsroad in Game of Thrones®. In January 2016 a storm […]

The story of a book and a house

March 21, 2016

A lovely story relating to Tullymurry House greeted us on Friday morning in an email from Richard McMinn. A family bible that belonged to the Marshall family (owners of Tullymurry House back in the 1800s) was returned to the house on Thursday – St. Patrick’s Day 2016. A woman called Aideen Walsh found the bible in […]

Green Tourism Awards

June 8, 2015

Two of our properties, St. Helen’s Tower and Tullymurry House both based in County Down, have been awarded bronze in the Green Tourism Awards. We are really pleased to have been given this recognition because as an organisation, we do try and be as environmentally aware as we can and encourage our guests to do the […]

Can you help?

October 15, 2014

Our annual raffle is our most important fundraiser and raises badly needed funds for Irish Landmark Trust to continue our work restoring properties of architectural distinction. This year we are asking all our supporters to become involved in the raffle to buy or sell tickets at €5 each or a book of 12 tickets for […]

Raffle: extremely desirable prizes up for grabs

September 18, 2014

Tickets for our annual raffle are now on sale. Proceeds go towards restoring more historic buildings, ultimately giving guests further options for special getaways. We have a variety of pretty terrific prizes. Just to prove to you that we are not exaggerating, here are details of the FIRST PRIZE: A painting by renowned artist Thierry […]

Anyone for golf?

May 21, 2014

Northern Ireland boasts one of the top ten links golf courses in the world. The Royal County Down Golf Club, Newcastle, Co. Down, is located in the Murlough Nature Reserve with 5000 year old sand dunes, near both the Irish Sea and the dramatic Mourne Mountains. Our Tullymurry House is an historic country house that sleeps eight […]

Calling all Game of Thrones fans

May 9, 2014

For any Game of Thrones fans out there – and we realise there are many – you might be interested to know that there is an exhibition coming up this June in Belfast. The organisers have a useful website with a map to film locations in the province of Ulster. It just so happens that we […]