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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 […]

Christmas Voucher Collection!

November 23, 2016

  This festive season, why not treat your loved one to a break away with our Christmas Voucher Collection. Discover the wonder of a windswept Lighthouse, the rustic charm of a Gatelodge or indulge in the old world romance of a Castle.    Lodge Collection €340 / £275 The Lodge Collection includes the following choices:  […]

Falling asleep under the beams of a lighthouse…

September 13, 2016

“The country road narrows towards the end of the peninsula, trees disappear, and as we curve around the last bend, the lighthouse comes into view, a tall yellow-and -black striped tower watching over the sea…” These are the words of the travel writer Yvonne Gordon in last weekend’s The Guardian. She describes a visit and […]

To the lighthouse – Financial Times of February 8, 2013

February 8, 2013

“A 19th-century keeper’s cottage on a remote peninsula now belongs to the Irish Landmark Trust, The lighthouse keeper had such brilliant blue eyes that my friend couldn’t stop staring at him…” click here to read the full article by Catherine Mack in the Financial Times of February 8, 2013