The Glacial Landscape of Clew Bay
Saturday 18 August, 8:30pm - 9:30pm, Croagh Patrick, Statue of St Patrick's viewpoint, Co. Mayo
Did you know Clew Bay has as many islands as days in a year? Hear about the glacial history of Clew Bay and the origin of its drumlins, admiring its evening scenery from the slope of Croagh Patrick beside St Patrick himself.
Daily Guided Tours of Scattery Island
18 - 26 August, 10am - 5pm, OPW Scattery Island Vistor Centre, Scattery Island, Kilrush, Co. Clare.
Free Guided Tours of Saint Senan's 6th century monastic settlement including the famous high round tower, ruins of 6 churches, holy well and hear also about the island's maritime history.
The History of the Island
19 August, 11am - 5pm, Valentia Island Heritage Centre, School Road, Knightstown, Valentia Island, Co. Kerry
View the newly refurbished exhibitions.
Achill Isle Walks - Deserted Village Walk
20 August, 11am - 12:30pm, Achill Isle Walks, Deserted Village Car Park, Co. Mayo
Walk through Achill famous Deserted Village at the base of Slievemore Mountain and discover the unexpected influences that caused the decline of this once great village.
Military History Guided Walk
23 August, 11am - 1pm, Bere Island Projects Group, Rerrin Village, Bere Island, Co. Cork
Join islander & local historian Chris O'Sullivan for a walk around the east end of Bere Island. Learn about the island's unique place in world history as a strategic British military base during WW1.
26 August, 11:30am - 1:30pm, Whiddy Island, Co. Cork
Ellen Hutchins Festival event: An exciting chance to discover the seaweeds along Whiddy Island's shore with Dr Susan Steele (SFPA) and try identifying & preserving seaweed specimens 1800s style.
Heritage Week takes place from 18-26 August 2018 with over 2,000 events happening across Ireland, see what's on near you.