23rd May-27th June (Saturdays)- An exciting new training course is being offered to the public as part of a project to digitally record early Christian cross slabs in Co. Roscommon.
30th April-18th May, Co Clare- The Burren in Bloom Festival 2015 is nearly here with a series of illustrated talks and organised walks during the month of May. Walks are held on Wednesdays and Sundays with talks on Tuesdays and...
4th April Nationwide- Easter Festival based on Ireland’s dense network of medieval pilgrim walking routes. Organised by the local communities adjacent to each of our principal penitential routes.
7th March, Sligo- The first of its kind. The Conference aims to establish a forum for the exchange of experiences of extreme weather events and their impact on archaeological sites.
24th-26th February, Germany- An international conference on the achievement of the ArchaeoLandscapes Europe Project (ArcLand), one of the largest initiatives within the Culture Programme of the European Union in the years from...
29th November, Meath- This will be the third biennial seminar exploring recent archaeological research from a variety of projects across the Boyne Valley.
13th November 2014- Science Week 2014. Special Lecture - The Bog Bodies Project: Latest Research
8th & 9th October, Dublin- The IWTN will be running two workshops on how to plan and conduct simple maintenance actions on medieval town walls.
23rd August, Merrion Square Park, Dublin- We are teaming up with the Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland for an archaeological extravaganza for the launch of Heritage Week.
14th June, Donegal- Free Seminar on the archaeological heritage of County Donegal. Organised by Donegal County Council
Kildare, July & August- A free exhibition about our iconic Irish high crosses, where to find them and the art that decorates them.
9-11 May, Cork- (44th) Annual conference of the Group for the Study of Irish Historic Settlement.
21st December, Dublin- In its 4th year, this grassroots community event is a unique gathering of people of all ethnicities and cultures for the ancient Celtic celebration of the darkest day of the year.
28th November, Dublin- This public seminar, organised by the Academy Committee for Archaeology, aims to showcase to wide general audience, the results of several recently funded excavations and research projects.
9 November, Dublin- Irish Fisheries, Food Products & Exports since Medieval Times. The conference is organised by the Discovery Programme, in association with the Agricultural History Society of Ireland and the Irish...
17 & 18 October, Clare- the Burren & Cliffs of Moher Geopark LIFE national conference on sustainable destination development through partnership; balancing conservation and tourism.
25th September, Dublin- Briefing Session for TDs and Senators on how vital Heritage Council grants are to your local community.
18th & 19th October, Wicklow- This exciting two day international conference brings together an exceptional group of speakers from across Ireland, Europe and beyond.
Lunchtime lecture series exploring seven events that impacted significantly on Medieval Dublin.
10th June, Meath- Monument Survey of the Hill of Tara, Co Meath
Dublin, July, This year SIA will be running its archaeology summer camp for two weeks again at Harold's Cross NS.
May- The Burren in Bloom Festival returns this year with a series of illustrated talks and organised walks throughout the month of May.
This Conference is your opportunity to explore all dimensions of the history of Derry's Walls.
Public Seminar on the Conservation and Restoration of St. Mary's Church and Graveyard Project.
Dublin, March 9th. Specialists in Norman History will speak about a variety of Norman influences in Leinster.
15th Dec, Co. Meath. A one-day symposium presenting new research from the wider Boyne region.
2nd, 3rd November, Belfast. Disaster & Recovery is the theme of this Autumn's IAI Conference.
20th-21st Oct, Dublin. The Discovery Programme is proud to announce the 1st international interdisciplinary conference that will consider how communities in Ireland engaged with the Roman world.
10th Nov, Co. Laois. Speakers will include Jacqui Donnelly (Dept of Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht) on Energy Efficiency in Historic buildings, Richard McLoughlin of Lotts Architecture on How to Write a Conservation Report and...
25 Oct–10 Nov 2012, Dublin. An exhibition and residency by Dr Thomas Kador with support from the Heritage Council featuring collections from Terry Fagan and Martin Coffey.
20th Nov & 11th Dec, Dublin. The annual lunchtime lecture series will explore the lives of seven different and fascinating inhabitants of Medieval Dublin.
Dec 15th, Co. Meath. A Free one-day symposium presenting research from the wider Boyne area.
Come face to face with the ghosts and ghouls of Ireland’s past … and present
at the Irish National Heritage Park, Ferrycarrig.
Come along to our specialist lecture series, examine real artefacts, join special tours with real Archaeologists, and for the younger ones, take part in Dig Workshop, treasure hunts, and the Big Outdoor Dig! All this and much...
21 September, Co. Cavan. This workshop series is generating an increased awareness of the opportunities for enterprise and business development based on Ireland's unique local heritage.
Compass Informatics clients and staff will present on a number of themes including: Enterprise Solutions, Planning & Data Analysis; Surveying & Field Mapping Options; and selected R&D updates.
5 September, Co. Wicklow - Dr. Graeme Warren of UCD School of Archaeology will give a lecture on recent finds at Glendalough.
18-21 September, Dublin - The conference brings together archaeologists, art historians and philologists who share a common interest in Southeast Asia’s past from prehistoric to historic periods.
21-23 September, Co. Cork - Landscapes across Europe were transformed as a result of the conversion to Christianity and the development of ecclesiastical structures during the early medieval period. This conference will seek to...
27 October, Co. Sligo - This archaeological and multidisciplinary conference, hosted by I.T. Sligo, will be the first to examine this subject in a dedicated fashion and promises to be a thought-provoking and exciting event.
The day will be devoted to tours of the archaeological excavations, information on the findings of the current and previous seasons, and a chance to see the artefacts recovered.
Due to the popular demand for tours of the archaeological dig at the Robing Room here at Heritage Council HQ, we're doing more tours this Thursday & Friday! We had almost double the number of bookings expected last week...
Do you want to see a live archaeological dig, see medieval artefacts uncovered at your feet and have an opportunity to question the archaeologists?
This exciting Irish maritime event will be visited by expert underwater archaeologists, surveyors, historians, authors, training officers and divers from Ireland and England.
The School of Irish Archaeology is running a Summer Camp this July for 8-12 year-olds.
A 2-day seminar designed to introduce participants to landscape archaeology.
An initiative to benefit the Killilagh Church Window Restoration Project.
Friends of Medieval Dublin are delighted to announce that the Symposium will take place on Saturday 19th May 2012 in the Robert Emmet Theatre (Room 2037), Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin.
June 9th, Co. Kildare. Joint conference by the Agricultural History Society of Ireland and the Department of Sociology, National University of Ireland Maynooth, celebrating 75 years.
Volunteers needed for an 8-week archaeological research project “Cashel’s Big Dig” at Rathnadrinna Fort, Cashel, Co. Tipperary.
11th - 13th May 2012, Sligo. Celebrating 400 Years of the Borough.
21st April, Kerry. Following on from the outstanding success of the Galway event the Heritage Council is pleased to announce the details of the next workshop in the series which will take place in Listowel, Co. Kerry.
This presentation will address the importance of the Irish landscape for tourism, what our overseas tourists think of our landscape and how some of our best views are actually our best kept secrets!
24th March, Dublin. This seminar aims to increase public awareness of Ireland’s fascinating geoheritage and will examine the diversity of projects taking place in Ireland.
29th March 2012. This course is being run by the Heritage Council as part of the Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland (IAI) Continuous Professional Development Programme 2012.
Thursday, 23 February 2012. Focusing on the paper archive, the conference proposes that archaeological archives are a crucial national heritage resource, worthy of continued curation, which should be accessible to all researchers...
24th & 25th February 2012. The conference will consider the results of recent UCC excavations at the Neolithic enclosure and settlement at Tullahedy, near Nenagh, North Tipperary. The line-up includes the launch of the Tullahedy...
All welcome to UCD's School of Archaeology - Research Seminar Series 2011/12. Every Thursday at 5 pm, Room A109, Newman Building, UCD, Dublin.
The annual conference of the Irish Post-Medieval Archaeology Group to be held in Wexford on the 3rd-5th February 2012.
Irish Landscape Institute Lecture Series 2012: January Lecture by Dr. Joanna Brück, UCD School of Archaeology. Wednesday 25 January, Pearse Street Library, Dublin 2
Friday 23 September from 9.30am to 5.00pm
One day symposium. 12th August 2011. Humanities Institute of Ireland, University College Dublin.
Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland CPD Programme. Limerick. Monday 4th July 2011.
Open forum and book launch co-hosted by the Institite of Archaeologists of Ireland (IAI) and the National Roads Authority (NRA). Galway, 16 June 2011.
Conference: May 27th / 28th. Trinity College Dublin
Symposium: Friday, 18 February 2011
A one-day seminar organised by Irish Landmark Trust.
A one-day public seminar, presenting recent archaeological, historical and natural heritage research in the Boyne Valley