What's on - Looking forward to Heritage Week 2023

National Heritage Week is a nine-day celebration of Ireland’s natural, built and cultural heritage. The main aim of the week is to promote awareness of our heritage, thereby encouraging its conservation and preservation. It is part of European Heritage Days, a joint initiative of the Council of Europe and the European Union. All sorts of events and projects are organised and events and projects can cover all areas of heritage including forests and woodlands, wildlife, geology, coastal and marine, lakes & wetlands, rivers, landscapes, gardens & parks, folklore, genealogy, historic buildings, archives, industrial heritage, inland waterways, archaeology, local history, military, historic collections, sport, traditional skills, transport and walled towns. This year’s theme is”Living Heritage”.


Here at the Irish Workhouse Centre, we’ve got a very busy week planned! We’d love for you to join us in celebrating our living heritage by calling in to one of our exciting events! Our Heritage Week begins on 12th August. We look forward to seeing you then!

For more information, give us a call on 090 97 59200, or drop us an email to [email protected]

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