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

Kids Nature Walk
Nature Walk and exploration of Regional Park, with a chance of seeing mini beasts, small mammals and wildflowers including a scavenger hunt. Suitable for ages 5 to 12 and Kids accompanied by an Adult

August 18th, 2019

Ballincollig Tidy Towns, Main Entrance, Regional Park, Ballincollig, Co. Cork County

Every Picture Tells a Story
How photographs can be enhanced through clever use of smartphone applications. Ages 12+. Brought to you by Offaly County Library in association with the Creative Ireland culture-based programme.

August 22nd, 2019

Offaly County Library, Birr Library, Wilmer Road, Birr, Co. Offaly

Carving a Future from the Past
Enjoy a guided walk visiting the rectory at Glebe and surrounds. A genealogy workshop will include an examination of parish records. Speakers for the weekend include Vincent Browne (Friday 17th), Dr. John Crumlish (Galway Arts Festival), Dr. Marie A. McLoughlin (President of Froebel College at NUI

August 18th, 2019

Colgan Heritage, Colgan Community & Resource Centre, Co. Donegal

The sinking of the RMS Leinster
Co. Kildare connections to the tragic sinking of the RMS Leinster

August 24th, 2019

Kildare Library Service, Castledermot Community Library, Co. Kildare

Mount Saint Lawrence cemetery tour
A guided tour around Mount Saint Lawrence, examining the history of the Cemetery, as well as the notable figures that are buried there.

August 21st, 2019

Limerick Museum, Mount Saint Lawrence Cemetery, Limerick City, Co. Limerick

Family Research Sources Online
Sources covered include the National Archives, National Library of Ireland, Askaboutireland and Irish Genealogy

August 21st, 2019

Kilkenny County Library, Loughboy Library, Co. Kilkenny

Medieval Magic and Weaponry Display
Join us for an exhibition of Medieval Magic and Weaponry Display at Donegal Castle. Admission free.

August 26th, 2019

Donegal Castle, Co. Donegal

Ancient Woodland Walk
Walk through and description of local ancient woodland. Local history and heritage

August 26th, 2019

Newcastle Residents Association, Ballyvolan Wood, Newcastle, Co. Wicklow

Step into 150 years of St Paul's
Projects by children in Killiney National School and Rathdown School to mark the church's 150th anniversary are also on view, including a timeline, history of the locality and visual documentation of weddings that have taken place in the church.

August 20th, 2019

St Paul's Church, Glenageary, St Paul's Church, corner of Silchester Rd and Adelaide Rd, Glenageary, Co Dublin, Co. Dublin – Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown

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Harp Recital with Elise
Relax in a quiet and beautiful setting to the sound of classic music.

August 19th, 2019

Parke's Castle OPW, Banqueting Hall at Parke's Castle, Co. Leitrim

Free Tour of Walled Garden
A walking tour of the Walled Kitchen Garden with our Head Gardener.

August 20th, 2019 - August 26th, 2019

Portumna Castle OPW, Portumna Castle, Co. Galway – County

Land and Water Bug Discovery
See what insects and other mini-beasts live in our ponds and fields. All equipment; nets, jars, trays, pooters and identification charts are provided. Park at Ardcavan beach (leave room for turning farm vehicles!) and follow the signs down the lane. Boots recommended.

August 21st, 2019

Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Snipe Field, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Ardcavan Lane, Co. Wexford

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