National Heritage Week 2021 County WinnersThis year, the Heritage Council once again recognised the efforts of individuals, families and community groups from across the island to ensure the preservation, protection and promotion of Ireland’s built, natural and cultural heritage. The County Award category was presented to the most successful heritage project from each county around the island.
Ireland’s ‘Heritage Heroes’ celebrated at National Heritage Awards 2021More than 1,055 heritage projects, developed by more than 863 groups, families and communities were considered for an award
National Heritage Awards 2021 – Online Ceremony 20th October, 12:30pmJoin us online on Wednesday 20th October at 12.30pm for our National Heritage Week Awards ceremony.
Search for Ireland’s Heritage Hero 2021 beginsThe Heritage Council has launched the search for Ireland’s ‘Heritage Hero’ for 2021.
Dip your toe this Water Heritage Day...Water Heritage Day is Sunday, 22nd August and is a collaboration between The Heritage Council and the Local Authority Waters Programme to celebrate water and our connections with it.
Déan ceiliúradh ar ár n-oidhreacht uisce iontach le linn Seachtain Náisiúnta na hOidhreachtaMar chuid de Sheachtain Náisiúnta na hOidhreachta 2021, beidh Lá Oidhreachta Uisce ar siúl Dé Domhnaigh, 22ú Lúnasa. Seo deis chun an oidhreacht agus an stair a bhaineann lenár n-aibhneacha, lochanna, agus cósta iontacha a cheiliúradh.
Celebrate our magnificent waters during National Heritage WeekAs part of National Heritage Week 2021, Water Heritage Day will take place on Sunday, 22nd August. This is a chance to celebrate heritage and history connected to our magnificent rivers, lakes, and coastline.
A day of play: National Heritage Week celebrates Wild Child DayWild Child Day will take place on Wednesday, 18th August and the Heritage Council is encouraging children and families to drop the devices, and get outdoors to explore heritage in their locality.
Drop the devices, get outdoors and become a heritage enthusiast this Wild Child DayOne of the great things about National Heritage Week is that it gives the whole family a chance to get involved. This year, National Heritage Week is about getting as many people as possible to enjoy heritage and the message is ‘open the door to heritage’.
Lig uait na gléasanna, téigh amuigh faoin aer agus bí i do dhíograiseoir oidhreachta an Lá Linbh Fiáin seoCeann de na rudaí iontacha faoi Sheachtain Náisiúnta na hOidhreachta ná go dtugann sí deis don teaghlach ar fad a bheith páirteach ann. I mbliana, is éard atá i gceist le Seachtain Náisiúnta na hOidhreachta ná an oiread duine agus is féidir a spreagadh chun taitneamh a bhaint as oidhreacht agus is í an teachtaireacht ná ‘oscail an doras don oidhreacht’.
Virtual events taking place this National Heritage WeekProject organisers have been working over recent months to make sure National Heritage Week 2021 is as engaging as ever. This year’s National Heritage Week has so much to offer with a range of online heritage projects and activities. You can search the full selection of virtual activities taking place on the Project 2021 page.
Here we have picked a small selection of what’s happening this year: