# Heritage Week

Last year
'Grave concern' for Ireland's national heritage sites as vandalism is on the rise
Many sites have been targeted, including perhaps the country's most famous stone: the Lia Fáil at the Hill of Tara.
Illegal metal detecting, damage to stone structures and instances of graffiti are all increasing.
All time
From dark skies to Dublin's lost prisons: Sixteen events to check out this National Heritage Week
From dinosaurs to warrior scarecrows: 16 intriguing events to check out this National Heritage Week
Archaeologists discover historic remains of two people during community dig in Waterford
8 totally free events for kids during Heritage Week 2018 - from treasure hunts to stargazing
How a desolate patch of Ireland was used to teach people to farm during the famine
Why was this medieval Roscommon village abandoned centuries ago?
Get out and about with our guide to the best of Heritage Week
Fancy joining an archaeological dig? Check out some of our favourite heritage events
Check out these beautiful photos of Irish families enjoying our heritage
Heritage Week: Here's how to kick off your weekend
17 great things you can still do during National Heritage Week
Baby jousting and bog mini-monsters: It's Heritage Week
Hidden Ireland: Heritage Week and the treasures of Waterford
PHOTOS: Somewhere you don't often get to see: The Freemasons' Hall in Dublin
National Heritage Week: What's on today?
National Heritage Week kicks off today with 1,550 events
Newgrange is Ireland's favourite heritage site
Hundreds of events to take place before Heritage Week ends
Over 1,400 events planned nationwide for National Heritage Week