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#Heritage Week

# heritage-week - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

From dark skies to Dublin's lost prisons: Sixteen events to check out this National Heritage Week
# Heritage Week
# Heritage Week

From dark skies to Dublin's lost prisons: Sixteen events to check out this National Heritage Week

Aug 17th 2021, 6:30 AM 26,948 Views 1 Comment

The annual heritage week takes a hybrid approach this year, with events in-person and online.

# heritage-week - Saturday 17 August, 2019

From dinosaurs to warrior scarecrows: 16 intriguing events to check out this National Heritage Week
# What To Do
# What To Do

From dinosaurs to warrior scarecrows: 16 intriguing events to check out this National Heritage Week

Aug 17th 2019, 11:30 AM 13,983 Views 4 Comments

There’s plenty of fun to be had and unusual sights to see as the annual heritage week kicks off.

# heritage-week - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Archaeologists discover historic remains of two people during community dig in Waterford
# Remains To Be Seen
# Remains To Be Seen

Archaeologists discover historic remains of two people during community dig in Waterford

Sep 1st 2018, 9:15 AM 27,242 Views 17 Comments

The remains, found in Gallows Hill in Dungarvan, are believed to date from the 17th Century.

# heritage-week - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

8 totally free events for kids during Heritage Week 2018 - from treasure hunts to stargazing
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# Heritage Week

8 totally free events for kids during Heritage Week 2018 - from treasure hunts to stargazing

Aug 14th 2018, 5:23 PM 2,041 Views 0 Comments

Keep the kids entertained without blowing your back-to-school budget.

# heritage-week - Saturday 9 September, 2017

How a desolate patch of Ireland was used to teach people to farm during the famine
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# Quakers

How a desolate patch of Ireland was used to teach people to farm during the famine

Sep 9th 2017, 8:30 PM 25,634 Views 51 Comments

The farm taught hundreds of Irishmen to be self-sustaining during the worst of the Great Famine.

# heritage-week - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Why was this medieval Roscommon village abandoned centuries ago?
# Rindoon
# Rindoon

Why was this medieval Roscommon village abandoned centuries ago?

Aug 19th 2017, 7:30 AM 39,675 Views 23 Comments

Heritage Week kicks off today, and a talk in Kilkenny on the abandoned medieval village of Rindoon is just one great example of what’s on.

# heritage-week - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Get out and about with our guide to the best of Heritage Week
# Heritage Week
# Heritage Week

Get out and about with our guide to the best of Heritage Week

Aug 20th 2016, 11:15 AM 12,225 Views 11 Comments

We’ve got a great round-up of events taking place around the country.

# heritage-week - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Fancy joining an archaeological dig? Check out some of our favourite heritage events
# Digging For Treasure
# Digging For Treasure

Fancy joining an archaeological dig? Check out some of our favourite heritage events

Aug 22nd 2015, 10:10 AM 11,458 Views 17 Comments

Ireland’s canals, mines, breweries, potteries and cotton mills tell us much about our heritage. Let’s celebrate them.

# heritage-week - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Check out these beautiful photos of Irish families enjoying our heritage
# I Wanna Take You To The Island
# I Wanna Take You To The Island

Check out these beautiful photos of Irish families enjoying our heritage

Dec 3rd 2014, 6:30 AM 13,201 Views 9 Comments

Not a bad old country.

# heritage-week - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Heritage Week: Here's how to kick off your weekend
# Heritage Ireland
# Heritage Ireland

Heritage Week: Here's how to kick off your weekend

Aug 23rd 2014, 9:15 AM 9,625 Views 1 Comment

In this special edition of our Heritage Ireland series, Neil Jackman takes his pick of Heritage Week events and fun…

# heritage-week - Thursday 22 August, 2013

17 great things you can still do during National Heritage Week
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# Heritage Week

17 great things you can still do during National Heritage Week

Aug 22nd 2013, 6:30 AM 6,145 Views 4 Comments

It’s almost over but National Heritage Week runs until Sunday and there are still loads of great things you can do in the coming days.

# heritage-week - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Baby jousting and bog mini-monsters: It's Heritage Week
# History Alive
# History Alive

Baby jousting and bog mini-monsters: It's Heritage Week

Aug 20th 2013, 9:30 PM 9,203 Views 4 Comments

Free events around the country have been introducing every age to the hidden treasures in their locality.

# heritage-week - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Hidden Ireland: Heritage Week and the treasures of Waterford
# Heritage Week
# Heritage Week

Hidden Ireland: Heritage Week and the treasures of Waterford

Aug 17th 2013, 9:15 AM 8,744 Views 27 Comments

As part of the Hidden Ireland series, Neil Jackman focuses on the historical gems of Waterford – and what you can see in Heritage Week, kicking off today!

# heritage-week - Saturday 25 August, 2012

PHOTOS: Somewhere you don't often get to see: The Freemasons' Hall in Dublin
# Hidden Ireland
# Hidden Ireland

PHOTOS: Somewhere you don't often get to see: The Freemasons' Hall in Dublin

Aug 25th 2012, 8:45 AM 36,237 Views 94 Comments

It’s right in the heart of Dublin’s city centre but few people have been inside the Freemasons’ Grand Lodge of Ireland. Here’s what it’s like inside.

# heritage-week - Sunday 19 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What's on today?
# Heritage Week
# Heritage Week

National Heritage Week: What's on today?

Aug 19th 2012, 7:45 AM 4,992 Views 8 Comments

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# heritage-week - Saturday 18 August, 2012

National Heritage Week kicks off today with 1,550 events
# Heritage Week
# Heritage Week

National Heritage Week kicks off today with 1,550 events

Aug 18th 2012, 8:45 AM 3,632 Views 0 Comments

A record number of events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

Newgrange is Ireland's favourite heritage site
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# Staycation

Newgrange is Ireland's favourite heritage site

Aug 18th 2012, 8:15 AM 4,333 Views 12 Comments

Meath site pips the Cliffs of Moher and Glendalough as the nation’s favourite site, as National Heritage week kicks off on Saturday.

# heritage-week - Saturday 27 August, 2011

Hundreds of events to take place before Heritage Week ends
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# Heritage Week

Hundreds of events to take place before Heritage Week ends

Aug 27th 2011, 4:00 PM 390 Views 0 Comments

We’ve got a county-by-county round up of the best events taking place this weekend to celebrate Irish culture and history.

# heritage-week - Monday 22 August, 2011

Over 1,400 events planned nationwide for National Heritage Week
# Heritage Week
# Heritage Week

Over 1,400 events planned nationwide for National Heritage Week

Aug 22nd 2011, 3:41 PM 375 Views 1 Comment

The nine-day festival kicked off on Saturday, with events across the country including at least 200 in Dublin alone.