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Thatching at The Mall

June 1, 2017

Seamus Heaney once described a thatcher working with his hands as.. ‘…for pinning down his world, handful by handful. Couchant for days on sods above the rafters, He shaved and flushed the butts, stitched all together Into a sloped honeycomb, a stubble patch, And left them gaping at his Midas touch’ ‘Thatching is not a […]

Galen Bales: An Irish Landmarker’s story

April 25, 2017

This month, we had the pleasure of sitting down with one of our very own Irish Landmarkers Galen Bales. Galen is an entrepreneur, a leading business mind and has a long-standing involvement with Irish Landmark Trust. Galen arrived in Ireland from the U.S.A. in 1994 and vividly recalls the visible dilapidation of beautiful buildings peppered […]

Become an Irish Landmarker and help rescue old buildings from ruin

April 25, 2017

How often do we walk around our local environments and take for granted the structures that we see? When we see decay, dilapidation, ruin, it may seem sad, an eye sore, a health and safety issue but the tendency to keep walking is a natural one. We assure ourselves that taking care of an old […]

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 […]

Outdoor Pursuits with 53 Degrees North

November 13, 2014

Irish Landmark Trust and 53 Degrees North team up to announce new 2015 Irish Landmark holiday brochure Whether you have always dreamed of living in a lighthouse, sleeping in a castle or unwinding in a gatelodge, Irish Landmark Trust have 25 beautifully restored historic properties located all over Ireland available as self-catering accommodation. A stay […]

Another New Property!

June 6, 2014

We are delighted to announce that our first property in County Cavan will be available to rent this Autumn. Knocknalosset House, situated approximately ten miles from the town of Bailieborough, can be described as a typical Cavan house. Located in a lush county literally teeming with lakes and fish (there are reputed to be a […]

New Property

April 25, 2014

Any of our supporters aware of the heritage work we undertake in Irish Landmark Trust, know that we rescue less obvious but important built structures in danger of extinction. We feel passionately about preserving as much as we can so we are very excited that we will soon be able to offer guests a chance […]

The Mall, Cork

July 19, 2013

Once one of a number of bothies stretching along this quiet country lane, The Mall and its neighbour are now the only two thatched cottages remaining.  The boundary of this property ends at a small stream and there is a large garden with endless views stretching over the neighbouring fields. Originally The Mall was probably […]

Saunderscourt Gate Lodges, Crossabeg, Co.Wexford

July 19, 2013

Saunderscourt owes its name to Colonel Robert Saunders, to whom Oliver Cromwell granted lands comprising approx. 3,750 acres in 1669. The house at Saunderscourt was begun in the late 17th century and was described as “a fine courtly building of considerable extent” with a “rich and handsome façade”. The estate passed into the hands of […]

Goggin Cottage – Lime Work

July 18, 2013

Goggin Cottage is constructed of rubble stone bound with lime and clay mortars and is limewashed internally and externally. The interior is simple and spartan. A good deal of original fabric remains including the narrow stairs to the sleeping loft, large fireplace with crane and simple joinery such as windows and sheeted doors. Probably the […]

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