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Articles tagged as "New Projects"

Final fit out at Garrison House and Parade House, Elizabeth Fort

November 9, 2018

WALK THROUGH VIDEO FOR PARADE HOUSE AND GARRISON HOUSE

Saving Elizabeth Fort

October 30, 2018

Chris Southgate, Conservation Engineer and Director of Southgate Associates, was appointed by the OPW to carry out a multi-phase restoration project on Elizabeth Fort. Chris describes how he and the team involved transformed the site from ‘an ivy covered dangerous structure into a heritage site with tourism potential’. This is a very modest assessment from […]

Elizabeth Fort Properties Progress Update

October 19, 2018

Clean up and fit out has begun! As you may know, Irish Landmark Trust, in partnership with Cork City Council, has been undertaking conservation work at two properties at Elizabeth Fort in the heart of Cork City.  Situated within the walls of Elizabeth Fort, one of the oldest and most historic sites in Cork, Garrison House and […]

New properties at Elizabeth Fort in Cork

June 21, 2018

Garrison House and Parade House at Elizabeth Fort, Cork City   Irish Landmark Trust, in partnership with Cork City Council, is currently undertaking conservation work at two properties in Elizabeth Fort in the heart of Cork City.   These 2 properties are now available to rent short term as self-catering accommodation 

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 […]

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