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

Shackleton - against the odds
In 1915, Ernest Shackleton was stranded in the Antarctic with a crew of 27, some husky dogs and a cat. The expedition ship 'Endurance' was crushed and wrecked. World War 1 was raging nobody knew their whereabouts. The only way out involved a daring voyage across 1200km of the roughest

August 18th, 2019

Kevin Kenny / Shackleton Committee, Athy, Athy Heritage Centre Museum, Emily Square, Athy, Co. Kildare

Monaghan Gothic FIlm
This film is directed and filmed by Dara McCluskey and presented by Kevin V Mulligan and Shirley Clerkin

August 22nd, 2019

Monaghan Co Council, Monaghan County Museum, Co. Monaghan

Heritage Lego and pavement art
Public event for children where they will create local heritage buildings using LEGO.

August 23rd, 2019

Buncrana Community Library, Co. Donegal

Abbeyleix Heritage Free Audio Guide
In the heart of the Irish midlands, Abbeyleix is perhaps the finest example of a planned estate town in the country and contains splendid Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian architectural heritage. Your free audio guide provides a self-guided tour along the wide streets of the town, where you will he

August 18th, 2019

Abarta Heritage, Your self-guided tour begins at Abbeyleix Heritage Centre, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois

Camross our water heritage.
We invite you to celebrate Heritage Week where we explore our Little Delour river at Camross under the expert guidance of ecologist Billy Flynn and Basil Mannion our Community Water Officer.

August 23rd, 2019

Camross Parish Development Association, Camross village hall., Co. Laois

Westmeath field names project
Aengus Finnegan coordinator of the Westmeath field names recording pilot project will talk about field names- their meanings and significance. An exhibition of field names recorded in Taughmon

August 21st, 2019

Westmeath heritage office, Clonquill GAA Club, Co. Westmeath

Walking tour of Gloster Demesne
'Of all of the follies in Offaly, the arch at Gloster is unashamedly architectural, one which embraces the surrounding terrain providing a bold, theatrical flourish as it highlights the extent of the Lloyd's landscaped park'. Fights of Fancy, Follies, Families and Demesnes in Offaly

August 21st, 2019

Gloster House and Gardens, Gloster House, Birr, Co. Offaly

Summer of Heritage 2018
Summer of Heritage programme of events is a series of FREE guided heritage tours run by the Heritage Office of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. We have tours to suit everyone in many locations including, Churches, Burial Grounds, Obelisks, Castles, Museums, Country Houses, Martello Towers &am

August 18th, 2019

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, Co. Dublin – Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown

All IE Pollinator Plan 2015 - 2020
Review of materials, resources, processes provided by All Ireland Pollinator Plan to protect, save, restore pollinators in Ireland. Sequential 45 minute reviews of action guidelines to help pollinators including farm lands, councils, local communities, business. pollinator friendly planting co

August 19th, 2019

Glore Mill Centre for Sustainable Biodiversity, Energy, Learning, Glore Mill Centre for Sustainable Biodiversity, Energy, Living, Co. Mayo

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Swords Heritage Free Audio Guide
Explore the history of Swords with our free audio guide. Our guide will lead you through the streets of Swords where you will meet the characters and hear the stories that helped to shape the town. Swords is situated within the fertile lands of Fingal in north County Dublin. The name Fingal is deri

August 18th, 2019 - August 26th, 2019

Abarta Heritage, Your self-guided tour begins at St. Colmcille’s Well, Well Road/Church Road, Swords, County Dublin, Co. Dublin – Fingal

1709 - our families came to ireland
Since its inception in 1989 the Irish Palatine Association has endeavoured to preserve the rich heritage of Irish Palatine Culture by encouraging and developing a sense of Identity among Palatine families and their descendants especially in Ireland, England, Australia, New Zealand, USA and Canada a

August 18th, 2019 - August 26th, 2019

Irish Palatine Association (IPA), Irish Palatine heritage Centre, Rathkeale, Co. Limerick

Rita Duffy: Strength and Glory
A contemporary art project examining the gestures, symbols and props of Irish life. Duffy presents ‘multiple produce’ in an exploration of the Irish lived experience, with style reminiscent of Andy Warhol. Historical, political and social events are reworked and presented as irreverent thought-prov

August 22nd, 2019

Highlanes Gallery, Co. Louth

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Exploring European Roots at the Heart of Ancient Athens
April 16th, 2019
European Heritage Stories Interview: Don’t Get Mad
April 9th, 2019
European Heritage Days 2019 in the Czech Republic Explore the Connection Between Monuments and Entertainment
April 3rd, 2019