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!
Free Heritage Week App
Download our free App for iPhone and Android!
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 >>
Thursday 18 December 2013: Wexford County Council is the winner of the 2013 National Heritage Week “My Heritage” Competition.Read More
Co-ordinated by the Heritage Council, Heritage Week 2013 took place from 17 – 25 August this year. During the week, the Heritage Council asked individuals, groups, communities, organisations and heritage enthusiasts across the country to hunt down [...]
Thursday 19 December 2013: Heritage House, Abbeyleix has won the award for the Best Children’s Event for its Heritage Week 2013 event, Kids Shipwreck Dig Workshop.
The National Heritage Week Event Awards are hosted by the Heritage Council, in recognition of those who organize events during Heritage Week.
Speaking about the winners, Michael Starrett, Chief Executive of [...]Read More
LOUGHSHINNY & RUSH HISTORICAL SOCIETY WINS AWARD FOR BEST OVERALL EVENT DURING NATIONAL HERITAGE WEEK 2013
Thursday 19 December 2013: Loughshinny and Rush Historical Society has won awards for the Best Overall Event and Most Innovative Event for its Heritage Week 2013 event, Centenary Commemoration of the crash in Loughshinny Bay of renowned pioneer aviator Harry Hawker on 28 August 1913.
The National Heritage Week Event Awards are hosted by the Heritage [...]Read More
CORK HERITAGE OPEN DAY WINS AWARD FOR BEST INTERACTIVE EVENT
YOUGHAL HERITAGE COMMITTEE WINS AWARD FOR BEST EVENT ORGANISED BY A COMMUNITY GROUP
Friday 20 December 2013: Cork City Council has won the award for the Best Interactive Event for its Heritage Week 2013 event, Cork Heritage Open Day, and Youghal Heritage Committee has won [...]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