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Tour for IAF Members and Irish Landmarkers

June 23, 2016

We were very fortunate that Nicki Matthews, Conservation Officer with Dublin City Council, was available to give a tour of the Georgian Townhouse to IAF members and Irish Landmarkers. Nicki had worked with us on the property during its restoration, so she was an excellent person to talk about the property. She referenced the fact […]

Why we love Sligo

June 22, 2016

For any guests planning to stay in our lovely Schoolhouse at Annaghmore, we thought we would share this photo that our house manager took. Thanks Sarah! There are lots of activities happening in County Sligo over the summer. The Sligo Tourism Facebook page and website have got great suggestions. In our experience, a dip in the […]

Game of Thrones Doors

June 21, 2016

Many of you might be aware that Tourism Ireland have been running a video campaign relating to the Game of Thrones doors. Here’s the way they have described the initiative: The Dark Hedges is a beautiful avenue of 18th century beech trees that features as The Kingsroad in Game of Thrones®. In January 2016 a storm […]

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 […]