A Flavour of National Heritage Week
- 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 Irelands Historic & Protected Buildings During Heritage Week
Irelands hidden gems will be opening their doors during Heritage Week! These will include some of the lesser known historic houses and protected properties on your doorstep that are welcoming visitors during Heritage Week.
Our Heritage in 10 Items
Join 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 >>
In the year of The Gathering, people are being encouraged to get involved in National Heritage Week 2013 and showcase their local natural and cultural heritage.
National Heritage Week 2013 takes place nationwide from 17th – 25th August. Online registration is now open and all events must be registered by the 31st of May for inclusion [...]Read More
In addition to our usual supports to event organisers, we are hosting a free National Heritage Week Event Organisers Training Day on Friday May 24th in the Tullamore Court Hotel and we are delighted to extend an invitation to all prospective event organisers to take part.
The training day will run from 10am to 4pm [...]Read More
Fund to support Gathering Ireland events & activities at local levelRead More
Well done to all entrants in the National Heritage Week event awards. There was a huge increase in submissions this year and we are delighted to announce the winners as…..Read More
Speaking about the competition, Michael Starrett, Chief Executive of the Heritage Council said “National Heritage Week 2012 focused on celebrating our built heritage. The photo competition has been a great success with over 1300 images entered. We were delighted to receive so many stunning pictures of our built heritage”.Read More