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

Disney Concert for Families
Join Judith Lyons for a special family performance of some Disney classics in the atmospheric setting of Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Dress up definitely encouraged! Free but registration required.

August 18th, 2019

Saint Patrick's Cathedral Dublin, Saint Patrick's Cathedral, Co. Dublin – Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown

Medieval France: Storytelling
Family time: Medieval France Celebrate Miniature Masterpiece: The Coëtivy Hours exhibition by taking a journey back in time with storyteller Róisín Murphy, as she recounts tales from medieval Franc

August 18th, 2019

Chester Beatty Library, Co. Dublin – Dublin City

Music in the Abbey
Enjoy traditional music in the medieval Abbey. Other events will take place simultaneously, for details of all events at Tintern Abbey please ring, check our Facebook page and check local advertising.

August 19th, 2019

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

Storytelling and fun
Storytelling and drawing with author and illustrator Dolores Keaveney, for children aged 4-7. Brought to you by Offaly County Library in association with the Creative Ireland culture-based programme.

August 24th, 2019

Offaly County Library, Edenderry Library, J.K.L. Street, Edenderry, Co. Offaly

History and Herstory
In her presentation, Dr. Mary Muldowney will consider what we can learn about the history of the city from the shared stories of well-known residents. Bram Stoker's journal; Sean O'Casey's autobiography; and the memoirs of Nora Connolly O'Brien, June Levine and Peter Sheridan wi

August 24th, 2019

Dublin City Public Libraries, Central Library - Ilac Centre, Co. Dublin – Dublin City

Finglas Then and Now
Come and share your stories and anecdotes as you embark on a nostalgic trip down memory lane, tracing the changing face of Finglas from 1900 to 2018. This illustrated talk will highlight notable residences, landmarks, faces and characters from Finglas in days of yore.

August 22nd, 2019

Dublin City Public Libraries, Finglas Library, Co. Dublin – Dublin City

Local history talk
History talk with specific reference to the local area

August 22nd, 2019

Buncrana Community Library, Co. Donegal

Ballymore and the Spanish Flu
The great flu epidemic of 1918-1919 killed more people worldwide than any other major catastrophe. We examine the effects it had on the local community in Ballymore and the surrounding areas.

August 25th, 2019

Ballymore Eustace History Society, Ballymore Eustace Resource Centre, Co. Kildare

Family Seashore Explore
Beachcombing – We show you what to look out for on the shoreline and the best times to do it. Rock pooling – Identify marine life in rock pools and learn how they survive until the next tide. Environmental awareness – Explore ways in which can care for our beaches and seas. Seashore safety whil

August 18th, 2019

Secrets of the Seashore, Donabate Beach, Co. Dublin – Fingal

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A Geological Tour of UCC
Look a little deeper at the rock colour, texture and fossil content to discover the clues that these rocks give us about Ireland’s past climate and environment. Bring along your own rock/fossil specimen to get expert comment on its story. Hear about future geological courses for the public or pick

August 22nd, 2019

Cork Geological Association, Enterprise Centre, Distillery Fields, North Mall Campus, UCC., Co. Cork City

Tour of Durrow Monastic Site
Access is on the road from Tullamore to Kilbeggan and about 4km off the M6 motorway.

August 25th, 2019

Offaly Historical and Archaeological Society, Meet at the old Abbey Church, Durrow Demesne, Co. Offaly

Archaeology of Ballyvourney Bypass
Deirdre Mc Carthy, Archaeologist will be presenting a photographic exhibition and a talk on the emerging archaeology of the N22 Baile Bhúirne to Macroom road development

August 24th, 2019

Leabharlann Bhaile Bhúirne, Leabharlann Bhaile Bhúirne/Ballyvourney Library, Co. Cork County

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