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#Heritage

# heritage - Sunday 20 September, 2020

How a lost shoe and Viking coins help tell the history of Glendalough
# Hidden History
# Hidden History

How a lost shoe and Viking coins help tell the history of Glendalough

Sep 20th 2020, 8:30 AM 26,015 Views 11 Comments

They’re on display now in a new exhibition at the National Museum of Ireland, which can be viewed online.

# heritage - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Heritage Minister confirms Waterways Ireland will not remove barge homes from canal
# Grand Canal
# Grand Canal

Heritage Minister confirms Waterways Ireland will not remove barge homes from canal

Jul 9th 2020, 4:15 PM 18,009 Views 25 Comments

Six boat owners had been served eviction notices and told their homes would be removed by crane if they did not move them.

# heritage - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Plan to move people's barges off Dublin's Grand Canal stalled by heritage minister
# Evictions
# Evictions

Plan to move people's barges off Dublin's Grand Canal stalled by heritage minister

Jul 8th 2020, 1:48 PM 29,497 Views 33 Comments

Minister of State Malcolm Noonan said that he is hoping to establish a mediation process.

# heritage - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

€1 million in funding announced for six historic towns around Ireland
# Heritage
# Heritage

€1 million in funding announced for six historic towns around Ireland

Jul 7th 2020, 3:54 PM 40,472 Views 12 Comments

The funding is being made available through the Historic Towns Initiative.

# heritage - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

'If you play one Test for a country, you can’t go back... I think that’s wrong'
# Pacific Islands
From The42
# Pacific Islands

'If you play one Test for a country, you can’t go back... I think that’s wrong'

Dec 3rd 2019, 8:28 AM 17,872 Views 30 Comments

Ex-All Blacks Justin Marshall wants to see rugby’s eligibility laws relaxed.

# heritage - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Bullets, ballots and a flu pandemic: Life in Ireland was very turbulent 100 years ago
# NLI
# NLI

Bullets, ballots and a flu pandemic: Life in Ireland was very turbulent 100 years ago

Sep 12th 2018, 10:56 AM 13,498 Views 13 Comments

The National Library of Ireland has launched its latest exhibition, which will run until May 2019.

# heritage - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Potato stealing and pig theft: The stories of Irish convicts sent to Australia now available online
# Heritage
# Heritage

Potato stealing and pig theft: The stories of Irish convicts sent to Australia now available online

Aug 22nd 2018, 3:00 PM 26,753 Views 32 Comments

Many of the people sent from Ireland to Australia for petty crimes “generally weren’t coming home”.

# heritage - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cork City
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cork City

Aug 19th 2018, 8:30 PM 24,089 Views 22 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Galway city
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Galway city

Aug 19th 2018, 9:45 AM 23,796 Views 18 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dublin city
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dublin city

Aug 18th 2018, 8:30 PM 25,035 Views 11 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

'Dry stone walls are part of our history and culture but there are plans to replace them with fencing'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Dry stone walls are part of our history and culture but there are plans to replace them with fencing'

Aug 18th 2018, 7:30 PM 42,681 Views 55 Comments

The first proposed stretch of wall to be replaced is along the N67 between Kinvara and Ballindereen, Co. Galway.

# heritage - Friday 17 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wicklow
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wicklow

Aug 17th 2018, 8:30 PM 16,357 Views 23 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wexford
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wexford

Aug 17th 2018, 10:30 AM 32,211 Views 32 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Waterford
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Waterford

Aug 16th 2018, 8:30 PM 20,072 Views 7 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Westmeath
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Westmeath

Aug 16th 2018, 10:30 AM 20,082 Views 9 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Tipperary
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Tipperary

Aug 15th 2018, 8:30 PM 24,037 Views 20 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in South Dublin
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in South Dublin

Aug 15th 2018, 10:30 AM 22,094 Views 17 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Sligo
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Sligo

Aug 14th 2018, 8:30 PM 23,906 Views 13 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon

Aug 14th 2018, 10:30 AM 15,262 Views 10 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Monday 13 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Offaly
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Offaly

Aug 13th 2018, 8:30 PM 17,357 Views 17 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Meath
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Meath

Aug 13th 2018, 7:46 AM 16,808 Views 18 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Mayo
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Mayo

Aug 12th 2018, 9:45 AM 21,376 Views 29 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites as you can this summer.

# heritage - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Louth
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Louth

Aug 11th 2018, 6:00 PM 21,170 Views 6 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as you can.

# heritage - Friday 10 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Monaghan
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Monaghan

Aug 10th 2018, 12:00 PM 14,105 Views 32 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Leitrim
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Leitrim

Aug 10th 2018, 10:30 AM 21,155 Views 29 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Laois
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Laois

Aug 9th 2018, 8:30 PM 16,223 Views 9 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Kildare
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Kildare

Aug 8th 2018, 8:30 PM 22,438 Views 30 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Monday 6 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown

Aug 6th 2018, 8:00 PM 26,362 Views 16 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cork
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cork

Aug 5th 2018, 6:30 PM 21,887 Views 26 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Clare
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Clare

Aug 5th 2018, 9:30 AM 17,719 Views 14 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Archaeological discoveries are being made by the dozen this summer - but what happens next?
# Ancient Ireland
# Ancient Ireland

Archaeological discoveries are being made by the dozen this summer - but what happens next?

Aug 4th 2018, 10:00 PM 45,573 Views 31 Comments

The dry weather has revealed previously undiscovered site around the county.

# heritage - Monday 11 June, 2018

'There is an urgency to this': The government wants to double Ireland's 'global footprint' by 2025
# Global Ireland
# Global Ireland

'There is an urgency to this': The government wants to double Ireland's 'global footprint' by 2025

Jun 11th 2018, 12:53 PM 10,998 Views 32 Comments

The government launched its Global Ireland plan today.

# heritage - Saturday 5 May, 2018

The past isn't the past, it's not even over: We can't discard Junior Cert History
# History
# History

The past isn't the past, it's not even over: We can't discard Junior Cert History

May 5th 2018, 10:00 PM 66,469 Views 41 Comments

Author John Connell agrees with President Higgins that making the study of History optional at junior cycle is to lose a part of our national identity.

# heritage - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Government to invest an "unprecedented" €1.2 billion in culture, language and heritage
# Culture
# Culture

Government to invest an "unprecedented" €1.2 billion in culture, language and heritage

Apr 10th 2018, 2:37 PM 14,452 Views 78 Comments

The move is as part of the Ireland 2040 plan.

# heritage - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Walk along Ireland's answer to the Camino this Easter
# Pilgrim Paths
# Pilgrim Paths

Walk along Ireland's answer to the Camino this Easter

Mar 18th 2018, 8:30 AM 34,837 Views 10 Comments

The penitential trail paths aren’t just for those who are religious.

# heritage - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Three 1830s houses demolished at Dublin's Five Lamps to make way for social housing
# City Planning
# City Planning

Three 1830s houses demolished at Dublin's Five Lamps to make way for social housing

Jan 20th 2018, 7:30 AM 47,235 Views 56 Comments

The State conservation group had suggested the houses be made protected structures, but an order to demolish them to build housing for senior citizens had already been made.

# heritage - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Macron wants the French baguette to become a Unesco-listed symbol
# French President
# French President

Macron wants the French baguette to become a Unesco-listed symbol

Jan 13th 2018, 3:11 PM 9,779 Views 46 Comments

Irish uilleann piping was granted the same status last year.

# heritage - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Heritage Department has ‘no intention’ of investigating mysterious Loughcrew ‘find’
# Discovery
# Discovery

Heritage Department has ‘no intention’ of investigating mysterious Loughcrew ‘find’

Jan 10th 2018, 10:46 PM 53,467 Views 58 Comments

A group of workers posted a video on Facebook purporting to have found something at the ancient site.

# heritage - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Killarney National Park 'significantly and rapidly deteriorating' due to rhododendron
# Invasive Species
# Invasive Species

Killarney National Park 'significantly and rapidly deteriorating' due to rhododendron

Jan 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 25,911 Views 16 Comments

The invasive plant is at the centre of a row between a voluntary body and a government department.

# heritage - Thursday 7 December, 2017

'Today is a global milestone': Uilleann pipes get international recognition
# Unesco
# Unesco

'Today is a global milestone': Uilleann pipes get international recognition

Dec 7th 2017, 5:03 PM 12,691 Views 13 Comments

President Michael D Higgins is among those to welcome the news

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