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Game of Thrones – Location, Location, Location

March 20, 2019

  With the final series of the terrific production and multi-award winning HBO series, Game of Thrones,  about to hit screens, the Titanic Exhibition Centre (TEC) Belfast will be launching the Game of Thrones traveling exhibition on April 11th and run until September 1st.

Property of the Week

March 19, 2019

Where we have an in-depth look at a property in the care of Irish Landmark Trust.

St Patrick’s Weekend Breakaway

March 12, 2019

LAST MINUTE SAVINGS For St. Patrick’s Weekend We have some 2 night stays available over St. Patrick’s Weekend at a few of our self-catering properties.

March 31st Special Offer – Northern Ireland

March 1, 2019

  40% Off  Selected Properties.  Stay 2 or 3 nights over weekend of 31st March 2019 and receive a 40% discount on these properties  …. 

Stay with Irish Landmark for the Causeway Coast Marathon 2019

February 27, 2019

For those of you who might like to consider combining an Irish Landmark experience with a cutting edge and scenically stunning adventure, our top suggestion is the Causeway Coast Marathon 2019.  The event takes place in Antrim on 29 September 2019 so there is still plenty of time to work towards a long term ambition.  […]

Another poem for Christmas and New Year

December 21, 2018

In keeping with our recent December ezine, we offer another of Patrick Kavanagh’s wonderful poems ‘Advent’. ..offering you a measure of calm and possibly event a rare chance to rest in the moment.   If the festive season becomes too much or the expectations begin to heighten, simply use these lines as mantras and repeat them […]

A no-fuss Christmas with Irish Landmark

December 14, 2018

In the past, Irish Landmark House Managers used to kindly put up decorations and fairy lights to greet our guests arriving for Christmas. However, this resulted in interesting feedback. Many of those choosing to rest with us at this time of year were on a mission to enjoy the holiday in a non-traditional way and to have a quiet, neutral space where […]

Poetry and Christmas at Irish Landmark

December 14, 2018

As the days in the run up to Christmas begin to take on a slightly more frenzied atmosphere, we find that poetry can be a wonderful way to keep our spirits grounded.   Below is one of Patrick Kavanagh’s beautiful poems A Christmas Childhood for a peaceful moment to pause and reflect on.    In this poem […]

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

November 9, 2018

WALK THROUGH VIDEO FOR PARADE HOUSE AND GARRISON HOUSE

400 Years of Elizabeth Fort in a Snapshot

October 30, 2018

Throughout history Elizabeth Fort has stood strong, performing like a well-read history book, encapsulating tales and stories from Ireland’s past..  Early in 1590, Elizabeth I ordered the construction of forts for the protection of Ireland’s main port towns, including Cork.    In 1601 George Carew, who was Lord President of Munster, initiated the building of […]