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

The Ladies of Kenmare Evening
An evening tour of Killarney House sharing the stories of the women who brought the House to life over the centuries. You will be invited to meet many characters from the sublime to the outrageous

August 22nd, 2019

Killarney House & Gardens, Killarney National Park, Killarney House & Gardens Reception, Killarney, Co. Kerry

Heritage Experience Free!
In celebration of Cork Heritage Open Day the fantastic Heritage Experience at Nano Nagle Place is open free to the public all day on Saturday 18th August.

August 18th, 2019

Nano Nagle Place, Co. Cork City

Traditional Hand Woven Basket Demo
Traditional hand woven basket making demo with Patricia O'Flaherty of Watch Patricia at work and have a chat with her about her craft. Maybe even have a go yourself!

August 25th, 2019

Roscommon County Council, Ballaghaderreen Library, Co. Roscommon

Clay Days - Sculpt and Build
Wear wellies and old clothes - you will get mucky! Directions will be given at the time of booking.

August 18th, 2019

Earthen Building UK and Ireland (EBUKI), Mud and Wood, Grange Beg, Skreen, Co. Sligo, Co. Sligo

CANCELLED Patrick Sarsfield & Henry Luttrell
Followed by a show and tell of replica military equipment and demonstration of historical sword fighting techniques of the period by Nathan Gray.

August 25th, 2019

Society for Old Lucan, Esker Boxing Club, Hills Mill Centre, Lucan Village, Co. Dublin, Co. Dublin – South Dublin

The Earls of Cork; Patrons of Music
Come and both hear the story and experience the music!

August 25th, 2019

Nano Nagle Place, Co. Cork City

Gunpowdermill in Film
A film created by Future Filmmakers from the Cork Film Centre showcasing the Gunpowdermills and also a Photo Exhibition of the Mills.

August 23rd, 2019

Cork Film Centre, Cork Film Centre ( Near Gaa) Regional Park, Ballincollig, Co. Cork County

The Great War Dead of Gowran
Remembering the men from Gowran Parish who fought and died in the Great War, information on each individual man and also items from the war will be on display. A display of social history (local shop items) will also be available to view, all the items you remember from your childhood and befor

August 18th, 2019

Gowran Social History, Gowran House Gowran, Co. Kilkenny

Guided tours of Academy House
The history of Academy House is a tale of two centuries. These guided tours will walk you through the beautiful Georgian rooms adorned with portraits of past members and on into the nineteenth-century Reading Room and Meeting Room. Learn about the work of the Academy, past and present, and the exte

August 20th, 2019

Royal Irish Academy Library, Academy House, 19 Dawson Street Dublin 2, Co. Dublin – Dublin City

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St. Brigid's Cross Making Tutorial.
Discover also, some of the different regional variations that can be easily made using the same materials. Suitable for ages 8 to Adult. The event is free but pre-booking is essential! The Parochial Hall is located at the bottom of Main St. Abbeyleix about fifty yards on the left after

August 23rd, 2019

Sandymount Heritage., Church Of Ireland Parochial Hall, Abbeyleix., Co. Laois

Wicklow Cliff Loop Walk
Built history is well represented along here – from the earliest habitation found in the county to more recent ruins, such as the army target. At Lime Kiln Bay the group will give a talk about the area and an historian will deliver a talk about the ruins of the penal church. This is an opportunity

August 25th, 2019

Friends of the Murrough, Glen Turn Beach Car Park - past Golf Club, south of Wicklow Town, Co. Wicklow

Limerick's Amazing Lace Story
Established in 1829, Limerick lace is one of the most famous of all Irish laces. it was worn by Queen Victoria, Countess Markievicz and American First Lady Edith Roosevelt.

August 24th, 2019

Limerick Museum, Istabraq Hall, Limerick City and County Council, Merchants Quay, Limerick City, Co. Limerick

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