EHD Events

The Doonour Stone Mould and its significance in Early Bronze Age metalworking
This Stone Mould for axeheads was found by a local farmer when he was working on one of his fields in Doonour near Bantry, Co Cork, in 1966. It was subsequently acquired by the National Museum of Ireland. It is an amazing archaeological object and one of a kind. We are very excited to showcase

August 23rd, 2019

Bantry Historical and Archaeological Society, Bantry Library, Bridge St., Bantry, Co. Cork County

'The Big Dig' Archaeology in Action
This simulated excavation offers children an opportunity to experience what it is like to be an archaeologist by learning how to excavate the remains of a Viking house. During their dig for Viking treasures and artefacts, they also learn about the lifestyles of their Viking ancestors, guided by our

August 17th, 2019

Clare Ryan / Navan & District Historical Society, Navan Town, Co. Meath

Open to visitors.
The church is not usually open to visitors expect for Sunday worship and special events. This Heritage week however we are opening our doors to welcome in people from Sligo and further afield. We, as custodians of this historic building are always in need of funds to help maintain and repair th

August 22nd, 2019

Lissadell Church of Ireland, Lissadell Church, Co. Sligo

Free Guided Tour of Enniscorthy Castle
A visit to our historic castle would include opportunities to; try on periodic medieval clothing; visit the dungeon of the castle; see a recreation of a 1950s grocery shop and memorabilia as part of Brooklyn exhibit; visit the roof and see the view from the keep and experience the castle as it was

August 23rd, 2019

Enniscorthy Castle, Co. Wexford

Pigeon Pi
Learn why the pigeon is much more than the sum of its parts.

August 19th, 2019

Office of Public Works, Rathfarnham Castle, Co. Dublin – South Dublin

Katie’s Cottage (Deerpark Cottage)
The cottage is a fine example of a vernacular building and is a rare one and a half storey Grade B+...

September 15th, 2019

28 Deerpark Road, Bellaghy, Londonderry BT45 8LB

Heritage Week 2019 at RCSI
The tours will also feature ‘Women on Walls at RCSI’, a landmark portrait collection, in partnership with Accenture which recognises the pioneering achievements of eight extraordinary women. Tours will take place at 12pm and 5pm, Monday – Wednesday, and will start at the entrance to 123 St Stephen’

August 19th, 2019

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, RCSI, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St Stephen's Green (Enter through main door onto St Stephen's Green), Co. Dublin – Dublin City

St. Columbanus & the Idea of Europe
Talk on 'Making Europe - Columbanus, Robert Schuman & the idea of Europe' by Dr. Alexander O'Hara. Also featuring a 'Pop-Up' exhibition on St. Columbanus and Turas Columbanus/Columban Way.

August 19th, 2019

Myshall Muintir Na Tíre - Community Group, Myshall Community Centre,, Co. Carlow

Participants are requested to bring a packed lunch, with extra for sharing and dress appropriately to the weather on the day. It is planned to demonstrate sound tree-planting of a specimen nature tree at an appropriate site in or adjacent Glenbower woods. Visually impaired especially welcomed.

August 19th, 2019

Glenbower Woods Committee and Ted Cook, Playground carpark, Glenbower woods, Co. Cork County