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

POSTPONED: Launch of a restored Foyle Ferry
A day to share the rich maritime heritage of Moville/ Greencastle Parish. A chance for the community to help launch a traditional boat built by Mc Donald's Boatyard. Local salmon fishermen demonstrating their disappearing fishing skills on the St. Anthony . Chance to see a Model boat race, r

August 25th, 2019

Moville Men's Shed, Moville Pier,, Co. Donegal

Walk the Walls!
Join a guided tour of the exterior defensive structures of Athlone Castle with Henry Brady at 2pm. Tour is free of charge, but pre-booking is advised, as places will be limited.

August 19th, 2019

Athlone Castle Visitor Centre, Co. Westmeath

Lá Gaeilge
A day dedicated to the Irish Language, ag labhairt the cupla focail, and with tours through Irish.

August 20th, 2019

Irish Workhouse Centre, Co. Galway – County

Flora of West Cork
Due to its position on the extreme edge of Europe, West Cork has a unique climate resulting in a flora which includes some plants found in very few other places in the world. Ellen Hutchins (1785 -1815), widely regarded as Ireland’s first female botanist, was born locally and was amongst the first

August 19th, 2019

Ellen Hutchins Festival, Glengarriff Park Hotel, Glengarriff, Co. Cork County

POSTPONED A Day on the Bog
Experience a day on the bog with a difference at one of Europe's most important raised bogs. Killyconny Bog SAC is one of 12 being restored by The Living Bog, funded by the EU LIFE programme & DCHG. Raised Bogs once covered almost 3/4 million acres of Ireland but 99% of the original area o

August 26th, 2019

The Living Bog & St Kilians Heritage Trust, St Kilian's Heritage Centre, Mullagh then to Killyconny Bog SAC, Co. Cavan

Christ Church, Ballybay - Open Day
The church will be open at the times stated and you can walk around the church and the grounds

August 21st, 2019

Monaghan Co Council, Christ Church, Co. Monaghan

Calligraphy/Shield-Making Workshops
See some examples of letters send to the owners of Tintern in the 1820's and learn about how to seal you letter properly! Is that's not enough try decorating your own shield and bring home the fruits of your labour! For details of other events during Heritage Week at Tintern Abbey tele

August 25th, 2019

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

From Tralee to Rhodesia
She went on to become the medical officer for Lurgan Workhouse, Armagh and by 1921 she was working in Rhodesia at the Kalene Missionary Hospital. Dr. Revington is one of a number of Kerry women who have made a substantial contribution in their communities that we have begun to discover through gene

August 22nd, 2019

Kerry County Museum, Co. Kerry

A village Full of Colour
A documentary film about the Killeagh-Inch community made by Inch Foróige as part of the Creative Killeagh programme

August 23rd, 2019

Killeagh Inch Historical Group, Greywood Arts, Main street, killeagh, Co. Cork County

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Share a Story Make a Connection
Join us in the Walled Garden and leave technology behind with Family fun, games, exhibitions talks, tours and so much more. Bring a picnic dress up and enjoy. See our traditional farm with its animals, machinery and original buildings then join us for fun and laughter dress up catch up and learn

August 26th, 2019

Newbridge House and Farm Ltd, Newbridge House and Farm Hearse Road Donabate Co Dublin K36VR90, Co. Dublin – Fingal

‘Another link in the chain’
This talk will be presented by Wexford County Archivist Grainne Doran.

August 21st, 2019

Wexford Town Library, Co. Wexford

Manorhamilton Castle
Manorhamilton Castle is a plantation Castle built in 1634 by Sir Frederick Hamilton who gave his name to the Town, The Castle has been restored over a period of years by it's owners the Daly, and is now open to visitors

August 18th, 2019 - August 26th, 2019

Manorhamilton Castle, Co. Leitrim

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