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#Heritage Week

# heritage-week - Saturday 17 August, 2019

From dinosaurs to warrior scarecrows: 16 intriguing events to check out this National Heritage Week

There’s plenty of fun to be had and unusual sights to see as the annual heritage week kicks off.

# heritage-week - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Archaeologists discover historic remains of two people during community dig in Waterford

The remains, found in Gallows Hill in Dungarvan, are believed to date from the 17th Century.

# heritage-week - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

8 totally free events for kids during Heritage Week 2018 - from treasure hunts to stargazing

Keep the kids entertained without blowing your back-to-school budget.

# heritage-week - Saturday 9 September, 2017

How a desolate patch of Ireland was used to teach people to farm during the famine

The farm taught hundreds of Irishmen to be self-sustaining during the worst of the Great Famine.

# heritage-week - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Why was this medieval Roscommon village abandoned centuries ago?

Heritage Week kicks off today, and a talk in Kilkenny on the abandoned medieval village of Rindoon is just one great example of what’s on.

# heritage-week - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Get out and about with our guide to the best of Heritage Week

We’ve got a great round-up of events taking place around the country.

# heritage-week - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Fancy joining an archaeological dig? Check out some of our favourite heritage events

Ireland’s canals, mines, breweries, potteries and cotton mills tell us much about our heritage. Let’s celebrate them.

# heritage-week - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

# heritage-week - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Heritage Week: Here's how to kick off your weekend

In this special edition of our Heritage Ireland series, Neil Jackman takes his pick of Heritage Week events and fun…

# heritage-week - Thursday 22 August, 2013

17 great things you can still do during National Heritage Week

It’s almost over but National Heritage Week runs until Sunday and there are still loads of great things you can do in the coming days.

# heritage-week - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Baby jousting and bog mini-monsters: It's Heritage Week

Free events around the country have been introducing every age to the hidden treasures in their locality.

# heritage-week - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Hidden Ireland: Heritage Week and the treasures of Waterford

As part of the Hidden Ireland series, Neil Jackman focuses on the historical gems of Waterford – and what you can see in Heritage Week, kicking off today!

# heritage-week - Saturday 25 August, 2012

PHOTOS: Somewhere you don't often get to see: The Freemasons' Hall in Dublin Hidden Ireland This post contains images

PHOTOS: Somewhere you don't often get to see: The Freemasons' Hall in Dublin

It’s right in the heart of Dublin’s city centre but few people have been inside the Freemasons’ Grand Lodge of Ireland. Here’s what it’s like inside.

# heritage-week - Sunday 19 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What's on today?

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# heritage-week - Saturday 18 August, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday

The nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

National Heritage Week kicks off today with 1,550 events

A record number of events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

Newgrange is Ireland's favourite heritage site

Meath site pips the Cliffs of Moher and Glendalough as the nation’s favourite site, as National Heritage week kicks off on Saturday.

# heritage-week - Saturday 27 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Hundreds of events to take place before Heritage Week ends Heritage Week

Hundreds of events to take place before Heritage Week ends

We’ve got a county-by-county round up of the best events taking place this weekend to celebrate Irish culture and history.

# heritage-week - Monday 22 August, 2011

Over 1,400 events planned nationwide for National Heritage Week

The nine-day festival kicked off on Saturday, with events across the country including at least 200 in Dublin alone.