Would you like to be a part of National Heritage Week?

The following event organisers are looking for volunteers to help with their Heritage Week 2017 events. Please contact them directly for more information.

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Lisdoonvarna Tidy Towns

The Spa Wells, Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare

We have events every day 11am & 2pm most days Sat 19-26 Aug

General admin assistance and supervisory role. Knowledge of the natural environment and good with people, especially children would be a major benefit. No experience necessary. All week if available

If you would like to volunteer for this event please contact Theresa  on 089 4798417


Francis Johnston’s Classical Masterpiece: Townley Hall

Townley Hall, Drogheda & Also general Meath/Louth area

Volunteers required for leaflets – from now until Friday 18th August. Volunteers required for walk - Sunday 20th August 14:00 - 18:00

Putting up leaflets and on the day, welcoming visitors, taking payments, making sure any children are kept safe on the staircases.

If you would like to volunteer for this event please contact Lucy on 087 929 6499 or hello@ancienteastboynetours.com 


Salmon of Knowledge Festival

Trim, Co. Meath

Sunday 27th August 9:00 – 19:00

Assisting organisers, providing support to event goers, helping out in general.  No experience required.

If you would like to volunteer for this event please contact David Gorey on 086 3363043 or Michael Hughes on 086 8820760.


Forest School

Woodstock Gardens, Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny

Tuesday 22nd and Thursday 24th August. 11:00  - 13:00 ; and 14:00 - 16:00 

Helping with children in the woods with outdoor activities and cooking on a fire. Enthusiastic helpful person, not afraid of kids or outdoors in all weather. Duration: 2 hours.

If you would like to volunteer for this event please contact Johanna Brown on 087 4555561 or johanna@wildtime.ie


River Dodder Walk History of the Mills

Donnybrook Bus Station, Donnybrook, Dublin 4

Saturday 19th August 10:10 - 12.00

To guide/assist visitors along the way, obey pedestrian crossings, mind overhead branches etc.  We stop at intervals to view sites or take some photos.

If you would like to volunteer for this event please contact Kevin Flood, kemflood39@gmail.com or 0872374370


Land of Legends 8k Adventure Race

Clogherhead Village, Co. Louth

Sunday 27th August 09:00 - 13:00

Gary Kelly Cancer Support Centre are looking for volunteers to assist with Marshalling and Admin on the day. Each volunteer will have a senior experienced individual in charge of the area located.

If you would like to volunteer for this event please contact Ann Tracey, ann@gkcancersupport.com  or 086 3870277


Tour of Cathal Brugha Barracks

The Military Archives, Cathal Brugha Barracks, Rathmines, Dublin 6 

Saturday 26th August 09:45 - 11:00

One volunteer to guide people from the Main Gate to the Military Archives complex.  One volunteer to assist with providing tea and coffee to participants in the Auditorium before the walk.

If you would like to volunteer for this event please contact militaryarchives@defenceforces.ie or 01 804 6457


Go Wild in Marsh's 

Marsh's Library, St Patrick's Close, Wood Quay, Dublin

Wednesday 23rd August 9:45 - 12.00

Two volunteers needed to come along to the library to keep watch over our open garden event for children.  You will be guiding the children and their parents/carers into the garden without having to go through the library itself.

If you would like to volunteer for this event please contact  julie.burke@marshlibrary.ie or 01 4543511