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Competition Winner

June 3, 2016

Thanks to everyone who entered our Facebook & Twitter competition to win a weekend away in Magherintemple Lodge, County Antrim. By entering, you have all helped spread the word about Irish Landmark Trust. We are pleased to announce the winner of this competition. Huge congrats to Denise Coughlan. Seeing as this competition was popular with you […]

Why we love Antrim

May 31, 2016

This month, we gave a bit of focus to our properties in the county of Antrim. To help you know more about both the properties and the area, here is some feedback from our house managers. We also have some staff picks from head office. Monica from Magherintemple Lodge told us that guests say they don’t want to […]

Win weekend away in Magherintemple Lodge

May 6, 2016

Win a weekend away in Magherintemple Lodge Update Wednesday 1st June: This competition is now closed. We will announce the winner in the next few days. Thanks to everyone who entered. We would love to increase interaction with our online community. The more people who know about our work and rent our properties, the more […]

Learning Events in May

April 21, 2016

Two interesting learning events are coming up in May… Galway’s Heritage Buildings Show 2016 If you would like to learn more about conservation and traditional building skills, the Irish Georgian Society with Galway County Council and the Office of Public Works are running a weekend of learning in Portumna Castle in County Galway. From Saturday 7th May – […]

1916

March 24, 2016

The official 1916 commemoration date is nearly upon us and although stories and projects will be ongoing throughout the year, we thought we’d share a couple of highlights that we’ve noticed ourselves. A tour and a commemorative gift Irish Landmark Trust’s head office is located on Parnell Square and many of us get the bus to work. […]

The story of a book and a house

March 21, 2016

A lovely story relating to Tullymurry House greeted us on Friday morning in an email from Richard McMinn. A family bible that belonged to the Marshall family (owners of Tullymurry House back in the 1800s) was returned to the house on Thursday – St. Patrick’s Day 2016. A woman called Aideen Walsh found the bible in […]

St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2016

Go Green on St. Patrick’s Day Happy St. Patrick’s Day one and all. Today, people all over the world enjoy celebrations in the name of Ireland’s patron saint. This day last year we shared the gorgeous video made by Discover Ireland, with Liam Neeson’s excellent voice-over. We liked it so much that we thought we’d share […]

Castletown House – Programme of Events

March 11, 2016

Visit Castletown House and stay with Irish Landmark Trust Castletown House in Celbridge, Co. Kildare is under the remit of the OPW and not only can you take a tour of this wonderful house to learn all about its history (followed by some very tasty refreshments in the cafe), the team at Castletown has lined up an […]

Behind the Scenes

March 11, 2016

A chance to learn about the restoration of Merrion Mews Do you ever wonder about the work that goes into turning one of our properties from a ‘before’ into an ‘after’? Architect Grainne Shaffrey recently gave a fascinating talk about her work on our Merrion Mews, in association with the Irish Architecture Foundation. During a guided […]

World Book Day

March 3, 2016

This World Book Day (today, 3rd March) Blackhead Lighthouse will be hosting a reading event for local school children with writer Ronda Armitage. Ronda Armitage was born in New Zealand and now lives in Sussex. She is the prize-winning author of many picture books for children, including the well-loved Lighthouse Keeper series of modern children’s […]

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