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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 […]

Goggin Cottage – re-thatching work

July 18, 2013

This re-thatching work was carried out in December 2009 and January 2010. A full conservation scheme has been developed which would see the cottage given a new life as self catering holiday accommodation. This would give the building a viable new use and ensure its long term survival.  

Goggin Cottage – Restoration

July 18, 2013

Goggin Cottage is located in Kildimo in Co Limerick and was probably built in the early 19th century. It is a three room cottage with bed loft, and without a bathroom or kitchen. In summer of 2009 it became obvious that the roof was in a very vulnerable state and in need of urgent attention […]

Garden Apartment at Russborough – booking from December

November 14, 2012

Irish Landmark is now taking bookings for the Garden Apartment in the West Wing at Russborough.  With 2 double bedrooms, a twin room and a single room, this apartment can sleep up to 7 people.   Imagine – in less than 1 hour you could be enjoying a break away from all the hustle and bustle […]

Tullymurry Launch

October 26, 2012

Irish Landmark officially launched Tullymurry House on Thursday, 25 October, 2012.  Over 75 people attended the launch, includng representatives of the local tourist office, the NIEA, UAHS, Hearth and local neighbours and friends of the McMinn family.  It was a very successful event.  Most of those who attended were surprised to find a wellness area […]