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What’s your favourite heritage site?

Heritage Week begins today. There are many sites to choose from, but what do you think is the best?

THE WEATHER ISN’T half bad and today National Heritage Week kicks off, so why not visit some of Ireland’s most beautiful places.

There are over 1,700 events planned for all over the country next week in celebration of some of our architectural, archaeological and natural heritage sites.

So, what’s your favourite heritage site in Ireland? Tell us in the comments section.

Here are some of Ireland’s gems to give you inspiration:

What’s your favourite heritage site?
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    Dublin Castle. (Photo: Hugh Rooney/Eye Ubiquitous/Press Association Images)
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    Kilmainham Gaol (Photo: Niall Carson/PA Archive/Press Association)
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    Glendalough. (Photo: /Eye Ubiquitous/Press Association Images)
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    Clonmacnoise Site. (Photo: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland)
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    Castletown House, Celbridge (Photo: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland)
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    Trim Castle in Trim County Meath, on the River Boyne,one of Irelands most dramatic historical buildings. (Pic: Photocall Ireland)
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    Niamh Eustace as Bridget performing a spiritual Imbolg ceremony at the Hill of Tara in Co Meath in celebration of St Bridget`s Day in 2005. (Photo: Photocall Ireland)
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    Newgrange, Co. Meath. Historical burial site dating from 3200 BC. (Photo: Robert Knight/Eye Ubiquitous/Press Association Images)
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    Kilkenny Castle (Photo: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)
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    The Cliffs of Moher, Clare. (Photo: Hugh Rooney/Eye Ubiquitous/Press Association Images)
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    Queen Elizabeth II (right) and the Duke of Edinburgh (2nd right) arrive by Helicopter in Cashel, to visit the ancient Rock of Cashel, during her State Visit to Ireland. (John Stillwell/PA Archive/Press Association Images)
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    The Burren Landscape in County Clare, looking out over the Atlantic Ocean towards the Aran Islands. The limestone rocks once formed the floor of a shallow tropical sea. Destined to be eventually washed away by our wet climate, the limestone provide a santuary to a wide range of exotic and rare plants. (Photo: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland)
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    The Giant's Causeway in North Antrim. (Photo: Martin Keene/PA Archive/Press Association Images)
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    Powerscourt House in Enniskerry. (Pic: Photocall Ireland)
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    Glasnevin Cematery. The Cemeterys most famous architectural feature is the 51 metre high O'Connell Tower, designed by George Petries and made of Wicklow granite, where the remains of Daniel O Connell are interred in a family crypt directly below the tower. It is the highest round tower in Ireland. The tower has recently been restored in conjunction with the OPW. (Photo: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland)
  • Bertie Ahern taking in the sites at Collins Barracks in 2008.(Photo: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland)

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