The European Heritage Days are the most widely celebrated participatory cultural events shared by the citizens of Europe

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Sow and Grow at Tintern Abbey
Get your hands dirty sowing seeds, transplanting seedlings and learning how to keep your plants happy. This is always a very popular event.

August 19th, 2019

Tintern Abbey OPW, Tintern Abbey Visitor Centre, Saltmills, New Ross, Co. Wexford

Greyhound on Train
'Greyhound on Train' was the code used by Bridget Fitzpatrick, a central figure in the Knocklong Ambush, and her 3 comrades. This play is based on the testimonies of this group of freedom fighters.

August 22nd, 2019

Dublin City Libraries, Rathmines Library, Co. Dublin – Dublin City

If Walls Could Talk
Learn the fascinating history and legends that surround this iconic tower house. Over the years Lackeen has revealed some of its secrets hidden in its walls, including important 17th century graffiti and mysterious wall art. Also the famous Stowe Missal was discovered hidden within its walls in 173

August 23rd, 2019

Lorrha and Dorrha Historical Society, Lorrha Community Hall, Co. Tipperary

The Life of Terence McSwiney
Military historian Gerry White will give a talk on the life and death of Terence McSwiney.

August 17th, 2019

Cork City Libraries, The City Library, Grand Parade, Co. Cork City

The Geology of Goats
Bill Sheppard explains the geological preference of Irish goats.

August 24th, 2019

Bill Sheppard and Martin Doyle, The Farm, Gracedieu, Bilberry, Co. Waterford

Jacob's Factory and Dublin Design
Jacob's Biscuits are known for their variety of carefully designed shapes, which enhance their delicious taste. This commitment to design will be explored in a seminar arranged by Dublin City Library & Archive, which holds the archives of Jacob's Factory. Guest speakers will deliver p

August 24th, 2019

Dublin City Libraries, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin – Dublin City

Bioscaping Workshop
Learn how to shape the landscape around you to facilitate the movement of birds, bats, bees and butterflies in this interactive talk with Aoife Munn.

August 19th, 2019

Fingal Libraries, Howth Library, Co. Dublin – Fingal

Whale Watch Ireland 2019
While there are no guarantees of sightings, given reasonable weather you have a good chance of seeing some of the marine species that can be viewed locally. You should dress appropriately for the weather and conditions on the day and leave your pets at home. There are no boats involved, as all watc

August 24th, 2019

Irish Whale and Dolphin Group, Bray Head, Co. Wicklow: meeting at Pitch & Putt car park, Co. Wicklow

Those Were the Days
Those were the days: The songs of Liam Clancy with a sprinkling of Tommy Makem, presented by Liam Hutchinson.

August 20th, 2019

Hollyhill Library, Hollyhill Library, Harbour View Road, Knocknaheeny, Co. Cork City

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Whale Watch Ireland 2018
While there are no guarantees of sightings, given reasonable weather you have a good chance of seeing some of the marine species that can be viewed locally. You should dress appropriately for the weather and conditions on the day and leave your pets at home. There are no boats involved, as all watc

August 25th, 2019

Irish Whale and Dolphin Group, Galley Head Lighthouse, near Ardfield, Co. Cork County

Who the Hell am I?
Saol presents the real life stories of North Clare. This original production follows the renowned tradition of the bards and seanchaí to share the stories of who we are. The Celts travelled in times gone by and the Irish followed the tradition and emigrated to the four corners of the earth. This i

August 22nd, 2019

Saol, Royal Spa Hotel, Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare

Land Divisions in Family History
Before carrying out family history research it is important to understand the various Administrative Divisions which are used across the range of sources from Census returns to Civil records. This talk will help explain the various divisions, from District Electoral Divisions to Poor Law Unions, as

August 22nd, 2019

Cork County Library, Cork County Library HQ, Carrigrohane Road, Co. Cork County

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