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

The Saving Banagher's Swifts Story
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August 18th, 2019

Banagher Tidy Towns, Banagher Library, Co. Offaly

Hidden Stories in Stained Glass
Saturday 18 August 2018 St. Bartholomew’s Church, Clyde Road, Dublin at 11.00 am Hidden stories in stained glass. Twenty-one windows flood this famous Victorian church with coloured light and each one tells its own story. Indeed the stories are many: the tales told in the pictures in the glass,

August 18th, 2019

St. Bartholomews Church Clyde Road Dublin 4, Co. Dublin – Dublin City

Captain George Sprigg Royal Navy
Captain George Sprigg - Talk by Paul Brent George sprig lived and died in Tramore. He captured over 40 slave ships and saved thousands of slaves as part of his Royal Navy career.

August 23rd, 2019

Waterford Libraries, Tramore Library, Co. Waterford

Military Display
We are a club of military enthusiasts based in Naas. Our members have, over the years, gathered a unique collection of memorabilia which we like to share with people in an attempt to impart our knowledge to keep our history alive. We run a show in Naas in June where we display our range of vehicles

August 23rd, 2019

Irish Military Vehicles Group, Monasterevin Library, Watermill Place, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare

Pop Up Gaeltacht
The Gaelic League (Conradh na Gaeilge) was established in 1893 by Eoin MacNeill and other enthusiasts of the Gaelic language and culture. Vicki Cahill, staff member of Buswells Hotel and Gaelic language enthusiast launches her very own ‘Pop Up Gaeltacht’ at Buswells Hotel to encourage the use of Ir

August 22nd, 2019

Vicki Cahill/Buswells Hotel, Buswells Hotel, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin – Dublin City

Display of Falcons, Hawks and Owls
Please keep dogs away from the birds as they frighten them. Please wear protective clothing if wet and sensible shoes.

August 19th, 2019

Office of Public Works, Hill of Tara, Co. Meath

Kfm Supporting Heritage Week.
From Saturday morning, daily every hour on the half hour, during Heritage Week, Kfm will be broadcasting our 20+ Kildare Town/Village History Series and our Famous Kildare People 30 slots

August 18th, 2019

KFM Radio, Kfm Radio, Co. Kildare

Community and the Environment
Children’s activities and information from local environmental organisations.

August 25th, 2019

Ballycroy National Park, Ballycroy Visitor Centre, Co. Mayo

Traditional Road Bowling
Wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather, spectators are more than welcome but must stay behind the bowl players.Particapants will be walking aprox 2 miles over the session and taking in breathtaking scenery with interesting conversations while exercising.

August 19th, 2019

Fenor Road Bowling Club, Ballyscanlon Lake Rd, Fenor, Co. Waterford

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Bowen and the Big House
Booking is essential as places are limited. Parts of the Castle may not be suitable for people with limited mobility.

August 20th, 2019

OPW - Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny Castle - Tapestry Room, Co. Kilkenny

A Garden Rediscovered
This overgrown garden remained undisturbed, hidden beneath concrete until excavations completed in 2007 uncovered in the Rothe plot, the arrangement of the planting beds, paths, walls and other features that formed the garden, these have been replicated in the newly restored scheme which can be vis

August 21st, 2019

Rothe House and Garden, Rothe House Gardens, Co. Kilkenny

Display of Military Memorabilia
Come along to see a wide range of military memorabilia on display by local re-enactment group.

August 25th, 2019

Glanmire Library, Co. Cork County

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