The ' trust that owns Kylemore Abbey and Gardens last year enjoyed a €1.375m windfall as the Co Galway attraction enjoyed further growth.
New accounts show that the Benedictine nuns-owned , Kylemore Trust, charged rent of €800,000 to the Kylemore Abbey and Gardens last year.
In addition, the nuns' Trust also received a charitable donation of €575,000 from the firm last year.
Kylemore is open all year round and visitor numbers are split between 80pc overseas and 20pc Irish - US visitors make up the highest proportion of overseas visitors.
The nuns through their firm, Kylemore Abbey and Gardens Ltd, took back the running of the Co Galway tourist attraction at the end of 2014.