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#Heritage sites

# heritage-sites - Friday 21 January, 2022

4,500-year-old Neolithic tomb collapses in South Dublin
# Heritage Sites
# Heritage Sites

4,500-year-old Neolithic tomb collapses in South Dublin

Jan 21st 2022, 12:45 PM 60,586 Views 27 Comments

The dolmen, located in Shankill, appears to have collapsed in late 2021.

# heritage-sites - Friday 14 May, 2021

Admission charges to all fee-paying OPW heritage sites to be waived for rest of year
# Heritage Sites
# Heritage Sites

Admission charges to all fee-paying OPW heritage sites to be waived for rest of year

May 14th 2021, 6:45 AM 89,784 Views 18 Comments

This measure is effective immediately.

# heritage-sites - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Botanic Gardens, Trim Castle and Farmleigh among heritage sites reopened as part of Phase One
# OPW
# OPW

Botanic Gardens, Trim Castle and Farmleigh among heritage sites reopened as part of Phase One

May 19th 2020, 6:30 AM 18,400 Views 14 Comments

The OPW closed most of its sites to the public following public health advice as Ireland worked to limit the spread of Covid-19.

# heritage-sites - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Visitor books will be returned to heritage sites after data protection concerns
# Data Confusion
# Data Confusion

Visitor books will be returned to heritage sites after data protection concerns

Jul 25th 2019, 5:39 PM 9,431 Views 4 Comments

The books were banned from sites such as Dublin Castle and Kilmainham Gaol over data privacy concerns.

# heritage-sites - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Data Commission says banning visitor books is a 'disproportionate approach' to data privacy
# Data Privacy
# Data Privacy

Data Commission says banning visitor books is a 'disproportionate approach' to data privacy

Jul 23rd 2019, 6:14 PM 25,398 Views 31 Comments

The books were banned from heritage sites such as Kilmainham Gaol and Dublin Castle.

# heritage-sites - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Good news for parents - kids are being given free admission to dozens of Irish heritage sites
# To-do List
# To-do List

Good news for parents - kids are being given free admission to dozens of Irish heritage sites

Jun 28th 2017, 10:40 AM 38,239 Views 28 Comments

The initiative will apply to all paid-admission sites operated by the OPW from this Saturday.

# heritage-sites - Friday 14 April, 2017

These heritage sites in Dublin, Kilkenny and Tipperary take in the most money
# Visitors Welcome
# Visitors Welcome

These heritage sites in Dublin, Kilkenny and Tipperary take in the most money

Apr 14th 2017, 8:30 PM 18,230 Views 14 Comments

Dublin Castle, the Rock of Cashel, Kilkenny Castle attracted the numbers and made the big bucks.

# heritage-sites - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Here are some of the heritage sites Islamic State have blown up so far
# Causalities Of War
# Causalities Of War

Here are some of the heritage sites Islamic State have blown up so far

Sep 6th 2015, 9:45 AM 20,888 Views 51 Comments

This week the terrorist group destroyed a 2,000 year old temple — but it’s not its first time.

# heritage-sites - Friday 22 May, 2015

Here are the places in Ireland that could become UNESCO Heritage Sites
# On The Map
# On The Map

Here are the places in Ireland that could become UNESCO Heritage Sites

May 22nd 2015, 3:27 PM 19,333 Views 34 Comments

Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys, today announced a fund of €13,000.

# heritage-sites - Friday 21 March, 2014

You can now get married at seven heritage sites in Ireland (including the Blasket Islands)
# Put A Ring On It
# Put A Ring On It

You can now get married at seven heritage sites in Ireland (including the Blasket Islands)

Mar 21st 2014, 12:30 PM 22,198 Views 24 Comments

Ceide Fields, anyone?

# heritage-sites - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Ryanair put in bid for sponsorship rights of... the Colosseum
# Monumental
# Monumental

Ryanair put in bid for sponsorship rights of... the Colosseum

May 19th 2012, 8:15 AM 5,435 Views 16 Comments

Could the Roman monument have become known as the O’Leary Bowl or the Ryanair Rodeo? Not now, it won’t.

# heritage-sites - Monday 12 March, 2012

OPW enlisting voluntary groups to develop heritage sites
# Heritage
# Heritage

OPW enlisting voluntary groups to develop heritage sites

Mar 12th 2012, 10:34 AM 3,113 Views 18 Comments

Brian Hayes said the OPW does not have the resources to exploit the historical sites’ full potential for tourists.