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Culture Night 2017 at Irish Landmarks

September 21, 2017

Join us for a self directed learning experience on Friday 22nd September as part of Culture Night in Dublin! The mews building at the rear of No.63 Merrion Square is an integral part of one of the most significant survivals of an 18th century Dublin townhouse – comprising main house with garden, mews and stables […]

Landmarks for Foodies

September 15, 2017

Series 4: In the fourth part of our Landmarks for foodies series we head to Ireland’s Ancient East, an ideal route for a gastronomic holiday! You’ll find a wealth of producers all along the route, and many vibrant farmer’s markets in the historical towns and villages (Not to mention a diversity of dining options as […]

Landmarks for Foodies

September 13, 2017

Series 3: Northern Ireland In the third part of our Landmarks for foodies series we head to Northern Ireland where thirteen of our landmarks are located and where great food is never far away. Depending on where you are travelling from, a quick visit to St. Georges Market in Belfast is well worth a visit […]

Landmarks for Foodies

September 12, 2017

So, In the second part of our Landmarks for foodies series we visit the Northwest. Donegal and North Sligo have an abundance of things to offer the foodie loving Irish Landmarker. St. Johns Point Lightkeepers’ Houses St. Johns Point Lightkeepers’ Houses are fully equipped for a self catering break if that’s what you wish. Stock […]

National Heritage Week and Irish Landmark

August 25, 2017

Heritage Week highlights hundreds of events that you can attend in all parts of the country. Irish Landmark Trust always enjoy throwing our doors open to the public. This year all our properties are open on Sunday 27th August offering a very relaxed opportunity to meander through our historic buildings and to experience the special […]

Irish Architectural Archive and Maura Shaffrey

August 25, 2017

Hurry or you’ll miss it !!   The Irish Architectural Archive is hosting a  Maura Shaffrey exhibition and it closes tomorrow, Saturday 26th August.   Maura and Patrick married in 1961 and became an unstoppable machine in their quest to transfer their passion for historic buildings and Irish towns into their wonderful publications Buildings of […]

Maura Shaffrey (1940-1997) – a leading light behind Wicklow Lighthouse

August 25, 2017

As Irish Landmark Trust celebrates its 25th anniversary, we remember Maura Shaffrey, the architect on the first ever Irish Landmark Trust restoration project, namely Wicklow Lighthouse. George Bernard Shaw once described how he could “think of no other edifice constructed by man as altruistic as a lighthouse. They were only built to serve”. If you […]

#landmarksforfoodies

August 22, 2017

Irish Landmarks are located in some of the most beautiful parts of the Country. We know from talking to our guests that food can be a central part of an Irish Landmark break. Either on a self catering holiday – cooking for friends and family – or enjoying some of the local foodie experiences that […]

Irish Landmark Opens Doors for Heritage Week 2017

July 28, 2017

To celebrate National Heritage Week 2017,  we in Irish Landmark Trust will be opening our properties to the public on Sunday 27th August. All of our properties in the South will be available for visitors to explore on the day. It is a great chance to have a snoop around and plan future trips away. […]

Irish Landmark at Dublin Horse Show 2017

July 28, 2017

Since it was first held in 1864 the Horse Show has become a Dublin institution. A celebration of Ireland’s affinity with the horse, from the best show horses to the best international show jumpers.  It is one of Ireland’s largest events, a highlight of the summer, each year welcoming tens of thousands of people from […]

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