Translate

Sign Up

Articles tagged as "Wicklow Lighthouse"

Falling asleep under the beams of a lighthouse…

September 13, 2016

“The country road narrows towards the end of the peninsula, trees disappear, and as we curve around the last bend, the lighthouse comes into view, a tall yellow-and -black striped tower watching over the sea…” These are the words of the travel writer Yvonne Gordon in last weekend’s The Guardian. She describes a visit and […]

Would you like to stay in a Lightkeepers House?

September 7, 2016

We were delighted to see some of our lighthouses featured in this month’s Cara Magazine which is available on all Aerlingus flights. The award winning travel writer Yvonne Gordon got to visit and stay in some of Ireland’s amazing lighthouses around the coast including the Wicklow Head Light House, St John’s Point, Co. Down and the Blackhead Lighthouse, Co. Antrim. […]

Irish Landmark Trust in 2015

December 3, 2015

Some highlights of Irish Landmark Trust’s work in 2015 It has been another productive year so we thought we’d share some of our key achievements. We completed several refurbishment projects on existing properties. In order to conserve the properties that we have already restored, while keeping them at the standard we want for our guests, […]

Seal near Wicklow Head Lighthouse

September 25, 2015

Recent guests at Wicklow Head Lighthouse took this wonderful photo of a local seal. Thank you Michaela and Sven! Ireland has lots to offer wildlife lovers. Whale and Dolphin Watching Close to Galley Head is a prime whale watching spot and close to Loop Head you can go and see the Shannon dolphins. As we […]

Great Lighthouses of Ireland

May 20, 2015

Irish Landmark Trust are thrilled to be part of an exciting new initiative called Great Lighthouses of Ireland. As you’re probably aware, we have been working with Commissioners of Irish Lights for some time and already have several properties in our lighthouse family; Wicklow Head Lighthouse, Galley Head Lightkeeper’s Houses, Loop Head Lightkeeper’s House, Blackhead Lightkeeper’s Houses […]

Life’s a Beach

August 19, 2014

We have been enjoying a stunning summer in Ireland this year, but even in bad weather (any season), beaches are terrific amenities. Our properties based near the sea, are also based in counties with some pretty special and unspoiled beaches. So if you love a swim, surf, paddle or walk, we will let you in […]

From Full Irish Breakfasts to Cheese Boards – Cork & Wicklow highlights

April 11, 2014

Clonakilty Pudding is famous all over the world. The town of Clonakilty has much to offer the food lover. It was the first Fair Trade Town in Ireland and is now part of the Cittaslow (slow food) movement. It has a wonderful Friday food market and a huge selection of award winning restaurants. Need we […]

Lighthouse Love

March 11, 2014

We are delighted to announce the continuation of our working partnership with Commissioners of Irish Lights. It is thanks to this relationship that we have the existing properties of lightkeepers’ houses at Galley Head in Co. Cork, Blackhead in Co. Antrim, Loop Head in Co. Clare and Wicklow Lighthouse in our portfolio. Watch this space […]

Storms!

February 20, 2014

It may be too soon to say Spring is here but there is certainly a calm between storms. Here in Ireland the weather is something we discuss very frequently and recently more so than ever with the unusual levels of stormy winds experienced around the island. Lighthouses and stormy seas have been a source of […]

Houzz.com contributor, John Dorman, writes on Irish Landmark properties

November 25, 2013

‘Live a Fairytale in a Getaway Castle Tower’ – this is the wonderful heading to John Dorman’s recent contribution to Houzz.com.   The article discusses, amongst other really interesting properties, Irish Landmark’s Helen’s Tower and Wicklow Lighthouse.    We were very taken with the well described ‘House in the Clouds’.  Now there’s one Irish Landmark […]

Sign Up