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Dublin: 5 °C Sunday 16 December, 2018

#Heritage

# heritage - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Bullets, ballots and a flu pandemic: Life in Ireland was very turbulent 100 years ago NLI

Bullets, ballots and a flu pandemic: Life in Ireland was very turbulent 100 years ago

The National Library of Ireland has launched its latest exhibition, which will run until May 2019.

# heritage - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Potato stealing and pig theft: The stories of Irish convicts sent to Australia now available online

Many of the people sent from Ireland to Australia for petty crimes “generally weren’t coming home”.

# heritage - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cork City

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Galway city

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dublin city

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

'Dry stone walls are part of our history and culture but there are plans to replace them with fencing'

The first proposed stretch of wall to be replaced is along the N67 between Kinvara and Ballindereen, Co. Galway.

# heritage - Friday 17 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wicklow

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wexford

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Waterford

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Westmeath

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Tipperary

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in South Dublin

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Sligo

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Monday 13 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Offaly

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Meath

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Mayo

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites as you can this summer.

# heritage - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Louth

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as you can.

# heritage - Friday 10 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Monaghan

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Leitrim

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Laois

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Kildare

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Monday 6 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cork

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Clare

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# heritage - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Archaeological discoveries are being made by the dozen this summer - but what happens next? Ancient Ireland This post contains videos

Archaeological discoveries are being made by the dozen this summer - but what happens next?

The dry weather has revealed previously undiscovered site around the county.

# heritage - Monday 11 June, 2018

'There is an urgency to this': The government wants to double Ireland's 'global footprint' by 2025

The government launched its Global Ireland plan today.

# heritage - Saturday 5 May, 2018

The past isn't the past, it's not even over: We can't discard Junior Cert History

Author John Connell agrees with President Higgins that making the study of History optional at junior cycle is to lose a part of our national identity.

# heritage - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Government to invest an "unprecedented" €1.2 billion in culture, language and heritage

The move is as part of the Ireland 2040 plan.

# heritage - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Walk along Ireland's answer to the Camino this Easter

The penitential trail paths aren’t just for those who are religious.

# heritage - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Three 1830s houses demolished at Dublin's Five Lamps to make way for social housing

The State conservation group had suggested the houses be made protected structures, but an order to demolish them to build housing for senior citizens had already been made.

# heritage - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Macron wants the French baguette to become a Unesco-listed symbol

Irish uilleann piping was granted the same status last year.

# heritage - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Heritage Department has ‘no intention’ of investigating mysterious Loughcrew ‘find’

A group of workers posted a video on Facebook purporting to have found something at the ancient site.

# heritage - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Killarney National Park 'significantly and rapidly deteriorating' due to rhododendron

The invasive plant is at the centre of a row between a voluntary body and a government department.

# heritage - Thursday 7 December, 2017

'Today is a global milestone': Uilleann pipes get international recognition Unesco This post contains videos

'Today is a global milestone': Uilleann pipes get international recognition

President Michael D Higgins is among those to welcome the news

# heritage - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Great tragedy of 500 lives lost in sunken mail boat RMS Leinster retold

Over 500 people were killed when the boat sank, just a month before the First World War ended.

# heritage - Sunday 12 November, 2017

The artist who captured Ireland in the 1800s with thousands of watercolours

George Victor du Noyer travelled around Ireland drawing various features, accompanied by his spaniel Mr Buff.

# heritage - Monday 9 October, 2017

Irish and mixed heritage: 'I'm a proud Irish woman and that identity is part of who I am'

Irish and mixed heritage: 'I'm a proud Irish woman and that identity is part of who I am'

#IamIrish exhibition opens this month to explore issues around identity and culture with Irish people of mixed heritage.

# heritage - Saturday 30 September, 2017

A century after the attack, fatal U-boat bombing commemorated in Dublin

Of the 36 people who died in the bombings, only four bodies were found.

# heritage - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Fancy yourself as a bit of an Indiana Jones? Now you can experience what he did on his day job

Fancy yourself as a bit of an Indiana Jones? Now you can experience what he did on his day job

The public is being asked to help at archaeological dig at Glendalough.

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