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National Heritage WeekThe annual celebration of Ireland’s built, natural and cultural heritage is happening from 20 – 28 August. This year it explore 100 Years of Heritage, taking a journey back through one hundred years of Ireland and discovering the lives of those who came before us. Learn about the events of 1916 on a walking tour of Bray or revisit everyday life in Laois in 1916 with a local historian. Journey to Kildare to find out more about the brave exploits of Kildare-born explorer Ernest Shackleton. Visit Donegal County Museum where almost 50 Printmakers from around Ireland highlight little known incidents around the Easter Rising. Experience life in a farmhouse 100 years ago in Westmeath or listen to love letters in Dublin, written against the backdrop of the Rising. Take part in a celebration of 100 years of heritage and culture at Boyle in Roscommon, or rediscover 100 years of garden games in a walled garden in Meath. Start planning your Heritage Week adventures today! Pick up a printed guide at Failte Ireland Tourist Offices, Libraries, OPW Sites, NPWS Sites, County Councils, Museums, Bus Eireann Stations or Manor House Hotels or search our online listings.


Dublin Event Guides:

Click on the linksite below to download the Dublin event guides:

 Dublin City Heritage Week guide

 Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Heritage Week guide

 Fingal Heritage Week guide

 South Dublin County Heritage Week guide


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