A Flavour of National Heritage Week
There’s lots of fun in store for you during National Heritage Week. Check out our video for a snapshot of what’s on offer! From medieval fairs, night time bat walks, classical music, poetry, theatre, traditional music, storytelling, historical re-enactments, local history walks and talks, maritime and coastal events, food fairs, traditional skills workshops and archaeological digs. There’s something for everyone and most events are free!
- Seachtain Oidhreachta Náisiúnta
Tá ardtaitneamh i ndán duit le linn na Seachtaine Oidhreachta Náisiúnta. Féach ar ár bhfíseán le roghbhlúire a fháil ar a bhfuil á thairiscint! Ó aontaí meánaoiseacha, siúlóidí oíche ialtóige, ceol clasaiceach, filíocht, amharclannaíocht, ceol traidisiúnta, scéalaíocht, athachtuithe stairiúla, siúlóidí agus cainteanna stairiúla áitiúil, imeachtaí muirí agus cósta, aontaí bia, ceardlanna ar scileanna traidisiúnta agus tochailtí seandálaíochta. Tá rud éigin ann do gach duine agus tá formhór na n-imeachtaí in aice!
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Visit The Historic & Protected Buildings of Ireland During National Heritage Week
Ireland's hidden gems will be opening their doors during National Heritage Week! These will include some of the lesser known historic houses and protected properties on your doorstep that are welcoming visitors during National Heritage Week.
My Heritage ProjectJoin us in a national conversation about the items, objects, people, features of the natural environment or practices of the past which have shaped the community you live in today. Read more >>
HOLDING HANDS, AN OLD CANAL BARGE AND A WEXFORD WALLED GARDEN SCOOP TOP PRIZES IN NATIONAL HERITAGE WEEK PHOTO COMPETITION
A picture of a young child holding their grandfather’s hand, taken by Marcin Rekawek in Cork’s Gougane Barra, has been awarded the top prize in 2013 National Heritage Week Photography Competition, announced today by the Heritage Council, coordinators of Heritage Week.
Speaking about the competition, Michael Starrett, Chief Executive of the Heritage Council said “The theme [...]Read More
Heritage Week 2013: “Origins, functions and benefits of our Hedgerow Resource”, Minane Bridge, Tracton, Co. Cork.
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The Heritage Council, coordinators of National Heritage Week, is today extending a big thank you to all the Heritage Week event organisers across the country. 1,715 events were held nationwide during the week-long celebration of Irish heritage.
Speaking about the week Michael Starrett, Chief Executive of the Heritage Council said, “National Heritage Week has become a [...]Read More