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

Free tours of Kerry Writers' Museum
Kerry Writers’ Museum takes you on a stimulating journey of discovery through the song & stories of our celebrated Kerry writers. You will be immersed in the words of John B. Keane, Bryan MacMahon, Brendan Kennelly, Maurice Walsh & George Fitzmaurice. Experience the amazing installations i

August 20th, 2019

Kerry Writers' Museum, Kerry Writers' Museum, Listowel, Co. Kerry

The Traditional Uses of Plants
Come and hear stories of plants: wound treatment, cures for ailments, magical protection and the banishment of spirits. The uses are many, enlightening and in some cases surprising.

August 18th, 2019

Coole Park, Coole Park Visitor Centre, Co. Galway – County

Make your own Nature Book
All materials will be provided, Booking is essential as places are limited.

August 20th, 2019

Carrick on Shannon Library, Co. Leitrim

Stone Carving with Barbara Kelly
Carve your own stone with the guidance of sculptor Barbara Kelly. This course is suitable for beginners and intermediate participants.

August 23rd, 2019

The Irish National Heritage Park, Co. Wexford

Our Games our Heritage
Dublin's North Inner city has played important roles in Irish History not least in the development of our Gaelic Games. In our research we hope to unfold interesting stories and make a map which participants can keep as a record of the event. We will talk a little about the important clubs his

August 26th, 2019

Forest Friends Ireland, Arts and business Campus Drumcondra Dublin 9, Co. Dublin – Dublin City

CANCELLED: Lace-Making Class
A free lace-making class for beginners, that will show you how to make pieces of lace.

August 20th, 2019

Limerick Archives, City Hall, Merchant's Quay, Limerick City, Co. Limerick

Join our fun dress-up monks tour and learn all about life as a medieval monk at Christ Church. Tour is free but usual admission applies. Max 30 people. Most suitable for children aged 7-12.

August 18th, 2019

Christ Church Cathedral, Co. Dublin – Dublin City

Stories: Vikings & the Middle ages
An Interactive storytelling event about the Vikings and the middle ages in Ireland with Michael Moylan

August 24th, 2019

Meath County Council Library Service, Trim Library, Co. Meath

Derrynaflan Trail Free Audio Guide
The Derrynaflan Trail will lead you around the beautiful landscape of the Slieve Ardagh region in County Tipperary, and through thousands of years of history. The remains of these wonderfully atmospheric and evocative sites have suffered the ravages of time and still have a great story to tell. O

August 18th, 2019

Abarta Heritage, Your self-guided tour begins at Slieveardagh Heritage Centre, River Street, Killenaule, Co. Tipperary

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Reusing Ireland Walking Tours
Daily walking tours, as part of the Reusing Ireland's Built Heritage Exhibition, will depart at 1pm from the Irish Architecture Foundation at 15 Bachelors Walk, Dublin 1. The tour will bring people through Dublin’s north inner city and tell the story behind just some of the empty buildings tha

August 20th, 2019 - August 24th, 2019

Irish Architecture Foundation & Peter McVerry Trust, Irish Architecture Foundation, 15 Bachelors Walk, Dublin 1, Co. Dublin – Dublin City

Annual Gooseberry Fair
Annual event for the local village and district community which welcomes all visitors. Car park fills quickly so come early. Meet your friends and neighbours among the many visitors who make the trip from far and wide to renew acquaintances. The old reliables are present too.. welly throwing, bounc

August 19th, 2019

Catholic Young Men's Society Cloneygowan branch & local community members, Brennan's Field adjacent to village of Cloneygowan, Co. Offaly

Tour of Roscrea Castle/Damer House
Also on exhibition: The Kelly collection of farming equipment and personal items from the early 1900s. Restoration of Historic Properties Exhibition with an interactive area for children.

August 19th, 2019 - August 26th, 2019

OPW Roscrea Heritage, Reception Damer House, Castle Street, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary

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