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

The Steensons
We are a second generation family run goldsmiths who, for over forty years, have grown...

September 14th, 2019

19-21 New Road, Seaview Hall, Glenarm, Co. Antrim, BT44 0AA

Beehive Mausoleum, Access & Tour
It was built by Adolphus Cooke (1792-1876) of Cookesborough, Co. Westmeath to house the remains of his father, Robert. Adolphus Cooke was a colourful eccentric and landowner with a strong belief in reincarnation. Reputedly, Adolphus Cooke designed this tomb to look like a beehive, as he believed hi

August 25th, 2019

Mullingar Union of Parishes, The beehive mausoleum, Reynella, Co. Westmeath

Traditional Hand Woven Basket Demonstration: Strokestown
A traditional hand woven basket making demo with Patricia O'Flaherty of Naomh Padraig Handcrafts. Watch Patricia demonstrate her weaving skills, chat with her about her crafts or maybe give it a go!

August 24th, 2019

Roscommon County Council, Strokestown Library, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon

Images of Galway Landed Society
The James Hardiman Library Archives and Special Collections at NUI, Galway holds over 20 collections of manuscript and printed material relating to landed estates in the West of Ireland. Images of letters, rentals, personal recollections and maps as well as photographs of houses from the county wi

August 19th, 2019

James Hardiman Library, NUI Galway, O'Donoghue Building, National University of Ireland, Co. Galway – City

CANCELLED: Study Morning: The Artist Archive
This Study Morning will bring together collectors, artists, academics and archivists to examine archiving artists’ collections, while also considering what artists collect.

August 25th, 2019

Library and Archives, National Gallery of Ireland, Lecture Hall, National Gallery of Ireland, Co. Dublin – Dublin City

Lecture: Skellig Michael: Past Times
Skellig Michael is one of Ireland’s few UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This lecture will examine the motivations behind the foundation of a monastic community on this isolated rock, explore the development and character of the site, outline the realities of life there, and consider the connections of

August 17th, 2019

Heritage Iveragh/Oidhreacht Uíbh Ráthaigh, Comchoiste, Kenneigh, Waterville , Co. Kerry

A Return to the Rainbow Gathering
A family friendly gathering to mark the 25th anniversary of the European Rainbow Gathering in Ballyuppahaun, Rosenallis in the summer of 1993, remembering the excitement, sharing stories (and photos) and reflecting on the environmental, eco & educational values that remain valid today.

August 25th, 2019

John Whelan, Mountmellick, Co. Laois

Finding Ogle
Local Historian David Broderick's investigates the disappearance of Workhouse Master Ogle who escaped the long arm of the law. This illustrated talk will follow the footsteps of Henry Ogle from Portumna, across the Atlantic Ocean and to the busy streets of nineteenth century New York City.

August 18th, 2019

Irish Workhouse Centre, Co. Galway – County

Bus Tour of Early Christian sites
Monaghan County Council, in partnership with IAC Archaeology, are delighted to be hosting a bus tour of early Christian church sites across Monaghan county. Join us as we explore the little known sites of Drumsnatt, Killeevan and Donagh graveyards as well as the the early Christian archaeology of C

August 25th, 2019

Monaghan County Council and IAC Archaeology, McNally's Carpark, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

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Claregalway Fransician Friary Tour
A guided tour of the 750-year-old Franciscan friary, which will talk about its rich history and point out its well preserved architectural features.

August 22nd, 2019 - August 26th, 2019

The Claregalway Historical and Cultural Society, Claregalway Francisican Friary ... meet at adjacent car park, Co. Galway – County

Life and Death in the Workhouse
Let’s go back 145 years and meet the inmates of the workhouse. Where were they from? How did they live? What happened to bring them to this place?

August 20th, 2019

Irish Workhouse Centre, Portumna, Co. Galway – County

Irish Folklore Storytelling
Storyteller Steve Lally will entertain children with Irish folklore and mythology tales. Suitable for children aged seven to 12 years.

August 20th, 2019

Wexford Town Library, Wexford Town Library, Mallin Street, Co. Wexford

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