Organised by the Countryside Recreation Network. 23rd February 2010. Norfolk Park, Sheffield, England.
Organiser: Organiser: The Irish SeedSavers Association
Establishing a school garden as a cross curricular teaching aid. 27th and 28th February [and repeated on 20th and 21st March]. The Irish SeedSavers Association, Capparoe, Scariff, Co. Clare.
Louth museum webcasts to Maryland students: April-June 2010
Biomimicry: Emulating Nature’s Genius. [Please note change of venue to the Royal College of Surgeons, 123 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2.]
Sunday 7th November 2010 at 8pm. Hill of Tara. Meet at the gate.
Tuam, Co. Galway, Saturday 4th December.
Sunday December 19th
Talk by Professor Ray Parker Friday 28th Jan 2011 at 8:30pm. Mulranny Amenity Centre, Co. Mayo
Creating an Orchard, Fruit Tree Pruning, Restoring an Old Orchard
in association with GreenSpace London 9th and 10 March 2011
The Hedge Laying Association of Ireland demonstration. Saturday 19 February, Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra, Co. Down.
10th March at 6.30pm. Light House Cinema, Smithfield, Dublin
3rd Annual Social Marketing Conference of The Centre for Innovation and Structural Change at NUI Galway. Friday 15th April.
Workshops being organised by Laois Partnership in association with Laois County Council, on the use of new technology to record graveyards and memorials. Training will be provided by Eachtra Archaeology and will involve all...
April 30th - May 1st, Bealkelly Oak Woods, Tuamgraney,
Organic Gardening and Raised Bed Construction
30 April and 1 May
13 April, 2011. Kilkenny
Donegal County Museum., 18 May 2011
2nd / 3rd July, 2011
ECO-UNESCO Launches ECO-Camp in Dublin
June 23rd-26th. Join Queen Maeve’s Army on a march from Ardee to Cooley!
Children's Cookery WorkshopSaturday July 9 (½ day): Children from ages 5 to 13 will enjoy this hands-on cookery course.Soft Fruits – Cultivation and TastingSaturday July 16 (½ day): - Currants, gooseberries and jostaberries are a...
With marine biologist Dr Sarah Varian and team in the National Sea Life Centre Bray.
ECO-UNESCO Training Courses
ECO-UNESCO’s Youth Work and Sustainability Training27th Sep 2011, 10 am – 4 pm.
ECO-UNESCO's Introduction to Sustainable Development (FETAC Accredited Module - L5) 10 weeks:29th Sep - 15th Dec...
Sustainable Energy of Authority of Ireland Conference, Thursday 22nd September 2011, Dublin
Seminar, Friday November 11th 2011, Kilkenny Castle
Irish Seed Savers Association, Capparoe, Scarriff, Co. Clare
Tuesday & Wednesday, 7th & 8th February 2012, Dublin. This is a great opportunity for environmental educators (staff and volunteers) to be up-skilled in teaching methods and methodologies central to environmental education.
The aim of this weekend conference is to introduce the concept of Community Supported Agriculture to communities and growers on the island of Ireland.
Tuesday, 28th February 2012, Council Chambers of Limerick County Council.
The agenda for the inaugural workshop of this series is now available. The workshop will take place on Saturday, 3rd March 2012 at NUI, Galway.
Sat & Sun, March 31st/ April 1st - Co. Clare. Workshops & Demos - Vegetable plants/ Heritage Seeds/ Fruit trees/ Garden Supplies/ Information Stalls
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.
3rd May, Glasnevin. The forum programme will include an update from Invasive Species Ireland and talks covering the freshwater, marine and terrestrial environments.
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.
18th May, Dublin. This event will be of interest to all birdwatchers, ecologists, conservationists, environmental researchers and managers, consultants and decision-makers throughout Ireland.
24th March, Donegal. The event is aimed at existing ‘Tidy Towns’ committees as well as community groups, heritage groups, historical societies, communities and individuals interested in participating in the ‘Tidy Towns’...
30th May, Dublin. The National Disability Authority and the Department of Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht are hosting a one day conference on access to historic buildings and places.
11-15 June, Co. Down. From Crisis to Resilience: Rethinking Ireland's economic future exploring the transition to a sustainable society on the island of Ireland
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.
A public lecture by Robin Frame to mark the launch of a major new internet resource: CIRCLE: A Calendar of Irish Chancery Letters, c.1244–1509
11th - 13th May 2012, Sligo. Celebrating 400 Years of the Borough.
Events throughout the month of April at the National Library including free entry to the Yeats exhibition and ‘Particles of the Past’ exhibition - as part of Dublin City of Science 2012.
A two-day learning experience in Cloughjordan hosted by Cultivate in association with The Change Exploratory and the Cloughjordan Ecovillage.
The programme for the Sliabh Aughty Gathering has been announced and includes contributions from artists, musicians and historians.
28th & 29th April, Bealkelly Woods, Tuamgraney, Co Clare. 2-day courses in Traditional & Sustainable Skills.
A number of national and international speakers will be sharing their expertise at a major conference, May 17th & 18th at the Clifden Station House, Connemara.
Kilkenny Archaeological Society and Rothe House Trust are hosting an even all about the ‘Franciscians in Killkenny’, some great speakers, interesting material and a visit to see the St. Francis Abbey brewery.
Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF) is Europe’s largest general science conference, which this year will be held in Dublin.
What are the different ways to fundraise? How do I get started? Who would be interested in investing in my organisation? How would I approach them? This workshop will help you find answers to these questions and help you best...
We have an exciting and diverse programme of lectures, recitals, poems, monologues, music and paintings celebrating the life and times of the multi-talented William Percy French. The School features prominent speakers covering...
Programme includes speakers from TCD, QUB, National Monuments Service, Pennsylvania State University, The Discovery Programme, St. Patrick's College Drumcondra and UCC.
Throughout 2012 Clifden will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of its founding. The community of Clifden is planning several events during the year to celebrate this important milestone in our history.
'The Country House and its Visitors: Past, Present and Future’
Gaelchultúr’s Irish language evening classes for adults will be starting the week commencing 21 May 2012 in Dublin and in Carlow. The classes will take place one night a week over 6 weeks.
Volunteers needed for an 8-week archaeological research project “Cashel’s Big Dig” at Rathnadrinna Fort, Cashel, Co. Tipperary.
24th May, Co. Monaghan. This programme of talks will examine some of the issues surrounding the conservation of our stone monuments and buildings.
June 28th, Dublin. This conference will examine sectoral impacts on biodiversity and ecosystem services, including aquaculture and wind farms; bioenergy crops and road development; and policy implications.
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.
3-7 May, Drogheda. Ship Street Revisited is performed in vacant premises and the wide expanse of a street synonymous with Drogheda’s industrial past. Using the testimony of working men and women the performance weaves...
Events inlcude exhibitions, workshops, guided walks, demonstrations and children's activities.
Tours, events and exhibitions throughout the month of May.
In a celebration of Biodiversity Week and International Biodiversity Day, Tuesday 22nd May 2012, County Waterford is hosting a number of events around the county.
Speakers include Prof. John Feehan, Aidan O'Sullivan - Archaeologist, Conor McDermott - Archaeologist, Gerry Ryan - Bord na Mona, Paddy Egan (WHI) and Harry Hall (WHI).
For the third year running the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland is holding its 'Whither Archaeology?' event next Monday 14th May at 7.30pm in the Helen Roe Theatre at 63 Merrion Square.
The National Biodiversity Data Centre is delighted to announce that President Michael D. Higgins will launch Ireland’s BioBlitz 2012 at the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre on Friday 18th May at 16.45hrs.
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.
27-29 July, Kilkenny. This conference will build on the first conference in 2010 while emphasizing the continuity of practice in Callan by focusing also on the O’Shea sculptors.
May & June, Co. Meath. This lecture series will focus on the way in which successive phases of Irish history can be read in the Meath landscape.
Universities Ireland – the network of university presidents and vice-chancellors on the island of Ireland – is sponsoring (together with The Irish Times) a major one-day conference in commemoration of a series of centenaries of...
The School of Irish Archaeology is running a Summer Camp this July for 8-12 year-olds.
Lots of free tours, events and exhibitions thoughout the month of June.
15th June, Co. Meath. Istitute of Archaeologists of Ireland - Continious Professional Development Seminar - Booking Open.
The programme of speakers has been specially selected to showcase the diversity and vibrancy of Mayo's unique heritage sector. The event will be of interest to heritage practitioners, business people, innovators and...
This year to celebrate this historic date Glasnevin Museum will run a series of events Including a Joycean breakfast in the Tower cafe, a reading of Chapter six Hades by the Dublin Shakespeare Society and a Joycean tour of the...
Every Friday - 2 Adults and 2 Children can visit Glasnevin Museum for €5 Museum and Tour included! That’s a sunny Discount of €20!
The conference will explore historic connections between the West of Ireland and North America. It will focus on historical figures, emigration, genealogy, history and culture.
Agroforestry or Forest-gardening is about increasing overall yield from an area of land by planting various different trees in a permaculture-related design so that trees and agriculture mutually benefit each other.
Do you want to see a live archaeological dig, see medieval artefacts uncovered at your feet and have an opportunity to question the archaeologists?
The Swift Satire Festival brings together distinguished guests from the arts, politics, media and comedy to celebrate satire!
Three really interesting lectures next month on Dingle Port, the founding of the GAA and the photo albums of Charles R. Browne.
Are you interested in surveying your local waterway for Daubenton’s bat on 2 nights during the month of August? If so, join us for free training events during the month of July.
September, Co. Galway - The Galway City Heritage Office has organised an exhibition of old photographs associated with maritime and water heritage at Galway City Museum/Musaem Cathrach.
A summer school with an ocean of difference!
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...
The 'Heritage as an Engine' workshop series is generating an increased awareness of the opportunities for enterprise and business development based on Ireland's unique local heritage.
A Heritage Council supported 4-Day symposium with leading international and national experts in place-based education.
Glasnevin Museum has reduced the price for its fantasic Family Day coming up this Saturday to €10 per family!!!!
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.
Sensing the City is a series of citizenship science experiments for 12-15 year olds, with a focus on biodiversity.
If you haven't paid a visit to one of Ireland's finest national treasures, why not treat yourself this summer to a guided tour of the National Botanic Gardens in Glasnevin.
Travel back to the Drogheda of the 1940s. On the banks of the Boyne sits a street that has a story to tell; a story of local people, working people, and the town they remember.
We are delighted to announce that Joy Larkcom (Author of ’Life as a Garden Writer’) and Klaus Laitenberger (author of ’Vegetables for an Irish garden’) along with Trevor Sargent (author of Trevor’s Kitchen Garden will be...
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.
6 October, Co. Galway - Topics include winter gardening in Ireland, orchards & fruit trees, botany & Marsh’s Library, Dublin and trees for gardens.
September, Glasnevin, Co. Dublin - Events include Sculpture in Context, garden tours, gardening lectures, historical talks and children's art workshops!
29-30 September, Co. Meath - This is an opportunity for anyone with an interest in wildlife welfare and/or conservation to learn more about treating wildlife casualties; wildlife natural history & conservation; post release...
29-30 September, Co. Cork - This year's conference centres around St. Mary's Collegiate Church, Ireland's second oldest still-used church with an unbroken line of use since 1220.
28-29 September, Co. Clare - Keynote speaker Alessandro Portelli, internationally renowned oral historian, and special guest speaker Anna Bryson, Co-director of The Peace Process: Layers of Meaning project, will both be present...
21-23 September, Co. Galway - 3-day comprehensive stone-wall workshop with talks and workshops by experts in the field.
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...
15 September, Co. Carlow - This one-day course will give a general overview of fungi, the classification and characteristics of the different types found in our woods. There will be a slideshow, field trip, identification of...
13-14 September, Co. Wicklow - Helping the Hills is a two-day conference on the management of upland path erosion, hosted by Mountaineering Ireland.
13 September, Dublin - Speakers will include Grainne Shaffrey, Dr. Gerard Lynch, Susan Rowntree, Charles Duggan, and Contractors and Architects who have successfully carried out re-pointing of some of our brick building stock.
11 September, Belfast - A one-day symposium at Queen's University on Jewish identity, culture and memory.
5 September, Co. Wicklow - Dr. Graeme Warren of UCD School of Archaeology will give a lecture on recent finds at Glendalough.
21-23 September, Co. Sligo - The programme includes talks on lesser horseshoe bats in Ireland, updates on Irish bat species trends, impacts of motorways, windfarm studies and streetlighting. This year's conference will be of...
26-27 October, Dublin - AIMS2012 follows on from the highly successful AIMS2009, the two-day meeting hopes to encourage growth in positive public attitudes to our mammalian wildlife heritage.
Daily until 30 September, Dublin - For a limited time, there are live re-enactments of the famous oration delivered by Padraig Pearse at Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa’s grave, everyday at 2.30pm.
21 September, Dublin - Glasnevin Museum will be open free of charge from 5pm to 9pm on Culture Night. Tours of the O'Connell crypt at 5.30pm and 6pm. The architect who designed the museum, Hugh Maguire will give a talk entitled...
13th & 14th Oct, Kilkenny. The Irish Georgian Society & Kilkenny County & City Councils in association with the Office of Public Works presents an exhibition for owners of period buildings & those interested in architectural...
17th Sept 2012, DIT, Dublin. As part of World Green Building Week, BREEAM Communities Manager, Helen Pineo will look at how BREEAM Communities fits within the existing masterplanning process.
Over the course of two days you will make your own arrow shafts, heads and fletchings, all made from techniques spanning from the stone-age and up, including the use of primitive glues.
6/7th Nov, Online. This year the WTP Day online conference is being planned on the theme ‘Smart Communities Connect'. The conference is organised via the internet and no travel is required to attend.
Archery at The Irish National Heritage Park, every Saturday during the month of September!
27th Sept, Waterford. The aim of this conference is to raise awareness of the value & uses of wetlands & to share the experiences gained from applying the ICW concept & the creation of compensatory wetland habitat.
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.
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.
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...
We're back for the first time since 2008 so please come and visit us at Stand #326, Row K, Block 2... opposite the National Ploughing Association Headquarters.
29th/ 30th Sept, Co. Clare. Choose from 17 traditional and ecological skills introductory courses with camping, catering and entertainment.
Clifden, Co. Galway, 12th-14th Oct. The Italian inventor and entrepreneur who built his transatlantic wireless telegraphy station in Derrigimlagh will be celebrated over the course of this weekend.
Come face to face with the ghosts and ghouls of Ireland’s past … and present
at the Irish National Heritage Park, Ferrycarrig.
14th Nov, Dublin. Charles Lysaght, author, obituarist, barrister, will deliver the 27th Hugh M. Fitzpatrick Lecture in Legal Bibliography, ‘The Old Munster Circuit’ and other tales of the Irish Bar.
Dec 15th, Co. Meath. A Free one-day symposium presenting research from the wider Boyne area.
24 October, Dublin - CPD Courses on Timber Decay and Damp in Historic Structures with Dr. Brian Ridout & Structural Repairs to Derelict and Ruined Structures with Ian Hume.
20th Oct, Dublin. Dr Ruth Carden will give a presentation on Ireland's ancient red deer; this is the first public presentation of Ruth's extensive research (supported by the Wild Deer Association of Ireland) on Kerry's Red Deer...
20th Nov & 11th Dec, Dublin. The annual lunchtime lecture series will explore the lives of seven different and fascinating inhabitants of Medieval Dublin.
10th Oct, Cork. A lecture by Regina Sexton MA, Food Historian, UCC. Imagine a world of food as it was in medieval times: No restaurants, no take-aways, no street vendors or pre-prepared meals. So how did we manage?
26th-28th October 2012, Co. Clare. The Burren Winterage Weekend is a community-led event celebrating the unique farming tradition of the Burren, supported by the Heritage Council.
17th Nov, Dublin. Supported by the Heritage Council, this event will bring digitised footage spanning nearly half a century to a new audience.
12th-24th Oct, Dublin. Written by Christine Baker as part of 'Communicating Fingal's Archaeological Resources' Project. Supported by the Heritage Council through the Field Monument Advisor Scheme.
30th October 2012, Belfast. The conference seeks to highlight the opportunities presented to public bodies, community groups and private individuals by vulnerable buildings at Risk.
National Tree Day takes place on Thursday 11th October 2012. Crann would encourage everyone to plant a tree this week to celebrate!
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.
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...
9th November, Co. Offaly. The 'Heritage as an Engine' workshop series is generating an increased awareness of the opportunities for enterprise and business development based on Ireland's unique local heritage.
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.
1st Nov & 6th Dec, Wexford. Wexford Naturalists' Field Club presents two lectures entitled 'Stars - the Engines of Life & 'A Tale of Two Fisheries'.
2nd, 3rd November, Belfast. Disaster & Recovery is the theme of this Autumn's IAI Conference.
9th Nov, Cork. The Cork Branch of the WFA in partnership with Triskel Arts Centre will present an evening of remembrance in music, song and story to remember the 4,000 servicemen with Cork connections who died fighting in the...
8th Nov, Sligo. The aims of the seminar are to: highlight the issues around heritage buildings at risk; analyse the current provisions available to address heritage buildings at risk in terms of finance, policy, advice,...
A great selection of events to choose from, including Kitchen Science for Kids, the Family History Roadshow & FREE multi-media exhibitions - Particles of the Past & William Butler Yeats.
28 Nov, Co. Down. A NIAF conference provided by NIEA, Institute for Archaeologists, The National Trust & Down County Museum. This free day conference will focus on the value of archaeology in Northern Ireland to the public.
1st Wednesday of every month, Nov 2012 - April 2013, Dublin. Enthralling stories of Ireland’s exciting, seafaring past - from 11th century Vikings & the Dublin slave trade to 17th century pirates, 18th century emigration, & 19th...
Oct 2012 - April 2013. The Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses & Estates, in association with the OPW, presents a series of public lectures at Castletown House, Co. Kildare & Strokestown House, Co. Roscommon.
26-29th Oct. Co. Kildare. The event will be launched by president Michael Higgins on the 26th October and features exhibitions, lectures, film screenings & field trips throughout the weekend.
2nd-4th Nov, Dublin. Speakers from all over Europe will present their views and ideas about the future of museums, about deaccessioning strategies and about museums' work with the older people.
Ireland’s environmental education & youth organisation have a wide range of events for all ages taking place over the next few months.
The Traditional Lime Company will host CPD seminars in Co. Carlow on 'Stone: Soiling, Conservation & Cleaning' - 19th Nov & 'Lime: Failure, Treatment & Repair' - 10th Dec 2012.
Nov 27th, Dublin. The conference will be launched by Lord Mayor of Dublin, Naoise Ó Muirí, & the keynote address will be given by Dr. Kongjian Yu, Doctor of Design at Harvard GSDM & Professor and Dean, College of Architecture &...
24th Nov, Dublin. Organised by Dalkey Civic Trust and including presentations from a panel of leading experts, the forum will provide an overview of the unique archaeology, history and architectural features of this special and...
Sat 17th & Sun 18th November - a weekend of events, talks and films celebrating how conservation works in the National Museum of Ireland.
20th Nov, Dublin. This lecture is part of a lecture series ‘The Kitchen Archive’ that focuses on how recipes and culinary skills have been communicated through the centuries in Ireland.
15th Nov, Dublin. This Irish Georgian Society conference will explore how current planning legislation & the current economic climate are affecting the sector, & aims to pinpoint not just problems but possibilities.
John Beauchamp was appointed cathedral architect in 2002 and has been responsible for many conservation, repair and new works over the last ten years. The talk will explore the range of seen and unseen work undertaken,
15th Dec, Co. Meath. A one-day symposium presenting new research from the wider Boyne region.
20th Dec, Co. Meath. The Inaugural 'Solstice at Slane' Lecture will be delivered by Dr Frank Prendergast, Ireland's leading authority on archaeoastronomy.
14th Dec, Dublin. This event is presented by the UCD School of History and Archives, the UCD Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Institute and Innovation, UCD.
‘Santa at the Park’ Returns … From the 1st until the 16th of December visitors to the Irish National Heritage Park, Ferrycarrig, Wexford can visit Santa and his elves for a magical Christmas experience for our annual ‘Santa at...
Feb 20th/ 21st 2013, Dublin. WACAP is a worldwide network of some 900 cities established by the United Nations Development Programme to work together to address urban challenges & crises in a collective and collaborative manner.
In this discourse Diarmaid Ferriter will examine the key years of the 70s, when after half a century of independence, questions were being asked about the old ways of doing things.
The National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History will hold a special day of talks to showcase new research on the theme of ‘Visual & Material Culture’ at Collins Barracks on Saturday 16th February 2013.
Events include free guided-tours, temporary exhibitions and free lectures - inclulding celebrity Chef, Nevin Maguire, Dec 19th at 7pm.
Sat, 8th December, Cork. There will also be a display of artefacts from the Great War by members of the Cork Branch, Western Front Association.
13th Dec, Dublin. Alison Harvey, Planning Officer at the Heritage Council, will give a presentation on the National Landscape Strategy.
The Irish Georgian Society & Dublin City Council presents a 12-week lunchtime lecture series. Lectures take place from 1pm to 2pm on Tuesdays in February, March & April 2013 at 63 Merrion Square.
22-23 March 2013. Dresden, Germany. This international colloquium will address basic parameters and experiences from different geographic, political, economic and cultural contexts.
Wexford Naturalists' Field Club has just published their lectures and events programme for 2013.
The Place and Space Research Group have just launched a exciting new training programme for 2013 and a new policy/academic journal called ‘Place and Space – the Journal of Placemaking’.
Exhibitions, free giuded tours, talks and lectures - there's lots going on at the National Library this January!
9th Jan 2013, Dublin. The next presentation in the Maritime Lecture Series that is taking place aboard the Jeanie Johnston, Tall Ship and Famine Museum, berthed on Dublin's Custom House Quay.
Bush craft & bow-making skills courses at The Irish National Heritage Park, Ferrycarrig, Wexford. Adults and children's courses available.
19th Jan, Dublin. From Sienese wood carving designs to Oppenheimer mosaic floors, join the Museum Educator for a closer look at the beautiful features that make the Museum building unique.
22 Jan - 26 Feb, Dublin. The Irish Architectural Archive is currently holding an exhibition entitled Restless Pencil, to mark the centenary of the birth of the architect Noel Moffett. This Lecture Series will run in conjunction...
The second annual conference of the All Ireland Architectural Research Group (AIARG) will take place in Limerick on 25th and 26th January.
The Berlin Palace–Humboldtforum Foundation’s exhibition THE PROJECT will be hosted in Dublin betweeen Jan 18th & Feb 15th.
16th Jan, Kilkenny. An Taisce - Kilkenny Association bring you an illustrated talk by Shem Caulfield, artist and sculptor, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny.
Limerick County Council has announced details of its sixth season of biennial lectures on the Built Heritage of Limerick including Medieval Limerick City, the architectural history of the University of Limerick, the Archaeology...
Tuesdays from 4th Feb, Limerick. The talks will focus on the extraordinarily rich natural heritage of Ireland and in particular the Lower Shannon Special Area of Conservation.
Lots on at the National Museum - tours, talks, workshops and exhibitions throughout the month of January.
12th Feb, Dublin. The Irish Georgian Society and the Irish Landscape Institute have arranged an all-day seminar on Victorian and Edwardian parks aimed at the landscape professional, the passionate gardener and the local historian...
It’s going to be an exciting year at the National Library of Ireland as they launch their new events programme for Spring.
5th Feb Dublin. The aim of this seminar is to bring together the various tree-related interests to review and increase understanding of the threats to our trees and forests and to provide a forum to discuss practical and...
There's lots going on at the National Museum this February including tours, workshops, exhibitions and talks!
9th/ 10th/ 16th/ 17th March, Dublin. Glasnevin Trust in celebration of Irish language week will offer tours of the cemetery in Irish. Tour will be led by Glasnevin Trust Tour Guide Paddy Gleeson.
Tours, talks, lectures and exhibitions, many of which are free and for all the family!
In the next lecture in this series, on the 6th Feb, Christopher Ridgway will show how historic houses in England and Ireland try to meet the challenges of the contemporary age. Following lecture on the 6th March.
14th-16th May, Co. Mayo. This conference will bring together experts, representing national and international organisations, to share information and exchange ideas on current and possible future approaches to rewilding modified...
For the first time, a 'Medieval Castle Study Week' will be held in Co. Offaly during the week of Monday 13th to Friday 17th May 2013.
17th-19th May: The annual All Ireland Conference on Bird Conservation will take place 17-19 May. National Dawn Chorus Day will be held on Sunday 19th May.
8th-11th April, Galway. The primary objective of the conference is to provide a forum where international scientists, policy makers and stakeholders will address designated themes with a view to informing management and policy...
6th March, Co. Wicklow. Join tree experts from Crann, Ireland's leading tree organisation, for an expert guided walk on the trees in Powerscourt Gardens.
7th Feb, Co. Down. This conference will consider what type of cooperative models we should be pursuing in the context of ongoing local government reform across the island of Ireland, continued austerity, the increasing...
31st May-2nd June, 26th-28th July & 13th-15th September Cape Clear Island, West Cork. Looking for a weekend with a difference? Why not join the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) on a whale-watching course.
The exhibition runs from January 21st - 8th February 2013 at the European Commission offices, Dawson St., Dublin 2. It aims to highlight wildlife policy demands during the Irish EU Presidency.
March 2nd, Wickow. Do you think you might be related to someone famous or infamous? Could you be connected to a big event in local history? The Genealogy Roadshow is back for a second series for RTÉ Television!
Feb-July, Dublin. The first half of 2013 at the National Print Museum is packed with new and exciting events, lectures, demonstration days and workshops!
24th May 2013. My Park. My Passion. My Story: This is the 2013 motto for the European Day of Parks! This year we invite everybody who loves to be out in nature to share their story.
March 4th-28th, Dublin. UCD School of Architecture will be opening this new exhibition on Monday 4th March at 6pm.
Dublin, March 9th. Specialists in Norman History will speak about a variety of Norman influences in Leinster.
March 15th - 17th, Tipperary. With lots of events and activities to participate in, including the St. Patrick’s Day parade we warmly welcome the generations of Tipperary Diaspora back to Co. Tipperary.
March 7th & 8th - Dublin - Eurogi the European Organisation for Geographic Information, is holding a major international conference in the Convention Centre Dublin.
National Tree Week is an annual, week-long festival celebrating all positive aspects of trees in our lives and environment. The primary aim of National Tree Week is to encourage people to plant more trees.
5th March, Dublin: An Evening of Exploration, Celebration and Discussion on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
14-15 June, Kilkenny. Pre-anncounement of Summer Conference with speakers from TCD, UCD, UCC, Bristol University, QUB, Sligo IT & the Discovery Programme.
19th April, Cork. This day-long seminar is an opportunity for heritage practitioners & a general audience to update their knowledge on current thinking & ideas surrounding the post-medieval period in Ireland.
March 15th - Dublin. A journey of discovery through the history of printing.
March 24th, Dublin. Guided walking tour of Beggars Bush Barracks and its surrounds, set in the context of the area’s fascinating involvement in the week long rebellion.
March 17, Kerry - Great Southern Trail, 30km Cycle on St. Patrick's Day
May- The Burren in Bloom Festival returns this year with a series of illustrated talks and organised walks throughout the month of May.
May 16th Dublin - Ireland’s only illustrated history magazine celebrates its 20th birthday with a special History Ireland Hedge School.
Dublin, July, This year SIA will be running its archaeology summer camp for two weeks again at Harold's Cross NS.
28th May, Dublin- Get Ireland Walking is the new national walking initiative funded by the Irish Sports Council and the Health Service Executive (HSE).
July- Various lecture series are running throughout the month of July at the Hill of Tara Visitor Centre.
15th & 16th June, Carlow- Fifty leading historians and thinkers from Ireland, the UK and the USA will contribute to a dazzling array of over 30 debates, discussions, readings and interviews.
Lunchtime lecture series exploring seven events that impacted significantly on Medieval Dublin.
13 & 14th June- NUI Galway- Landed Estates Conference
6th & 7th July, Waterford- Celebrating the life of Robert Boyle, one of Ireland's most prominent scientists.
30th June-6th July, Cork- A complete course in the latest Irish genealogy research and will be held at University College Cork.
18-20 July, The Burren- Two exciting days of creative workshops, field trips and networking events.
18th & 19th October, Wicklow- This exciting two day international conference brings together an exceptional group of speakers from across Ireland, Europe and beyond.
July-August, Dublin- See inside an undisturbed tenement property and get a taste of life of the working people of Dublin.(Open July 1st until August 31st)
Portlaoise, 20 & 21st September- A tribute to a significant Laois-born national figure who engaged directly with the political climate of his time fighting for land rights for oppressed Irish farming community and working classes
14/15 September-Ashbourne, Co Meath- To promote greater understanding, cooperation and communication between the law enforcement bodies, charities, NGOs and the public in general.
25 August, Derry- Take part in a giant wave to honour the 400 years since the creation of Derry City Walls.
Online exhibition May-September 2013
23rd - 26th September, Limavady, Co Derry-
5th October, Dublin- Be part of Ireland's first ever school garden conference
20th September, Donegal- Come along and learn about the cultural heritage, traditional architecture and emigration from west Donegal.
25th September, Dublin- Briefing Session for TDs and Senators on how vital Heritage Council grants are to your local community.
The Heritage Council were delighted to be involved at the National Ploughing Championships in Stradbally, Co Laois last week.
17 & 18 October, Clare- the Burren & Cliffs of Moher Geopark LIFE national conference on sustainable destination development through partnership; balancing conservation and tourism.
9th October, Dublin- Exploring how to deal with derelict buildings and spaces in your town
14th October, Dublin- One day CPD Seminar & exhibition on historic ironwork.
11th October, Westport, Co Mayo- This is an opportunity to learn about the history, architecture, art, landscape and conservation of Westport House and town
3rd & 4th December, Kilkenny- The purpose of the course is teach members of the community how to conceive, design and run a temporary exhibition or town museum in an unused town centre space.
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 April, Dublin- In preparation for National Heritage Week 2014, event organisers are being invited to attend a free Heritage Week Event Organiser Training Day.
17 & 18th May- Galway- Traditional and Ecological Skills Training
Learn a new skill, get out into nature, eat delicious organic food and revive yourself in good company.
Organiser: East Clare Heritage
A series of talks by historians highlighting the world of Brian Boru and East Clare. Speakers include Ken Nicholl one of the most widely respected Irish historians, author of Gaelic and Gaelicised Ireland in the Middle Ages.
Organiser: Niamh Connor
2-4 August- A celebration of our unique Gaelic culture and heritage
Organiser: Kilkee Civic Trust
Lecture on the historic heritage of Kilkee - German connection
Organiser: Carmel Madigan
A module based environmental and creative leisure learning summer school encompassing outdoor explorations of the wild local habitats of rocky shore, moorland, hedgerow and indoor creativity workshops.
27-29 June, Galway- This 3 day Famine conference will feature recent and exciting research by academics and communities which is revealing new insights and evidence
Now in its sixth year this programme provides accsss to some of the county's best heritage sites including the Martello Towers at Seapoint and Killiney, Cabinteely House and Dún Laoghaire's Oratory of the Sacred Heart.
22nd-30th August 2015- There’s lots of fun in store for you during National Heritage Week with lots of events taking place nationwide.
19th-21st September, Cork- A celebration of the History of the Quakers. Celebrate a wonderful chapter in the history of Youghal with excellent speakers and a fascinating field trip.
3rd-5th October, Limerick- The conference, organised by the Thomond Archaeological and Historical Society will look at the four internationally-flavoured sieges that took place in Limerick during the half century between 1651 and...
13 & 14th September, Galway- CELT, in partnership with Slieve Aughty Centre, hosting Weekend in the Hills traditional skills training at introductory / intermediate level. Choose one from 17 training courses on offer.
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.
18-22 August, Dublin- Rathmichael Historical Society are hosting evening summer lectures under the general theme of "The Normans in Ireland".
24th-26th September, Galway- The fourth annual Galway City International Heritage Conference runs from Wednesday the 24th of September through Friday the 26th of September and is currently open for registration.
20 & 21st September, Clare- a variety of attractions planned, including blacksmithing, sword fighting demonstrations and 17th century games, talks by local historians and academic speakers and guided tour of monuments.
Organiser: Gretta Halpin
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
11-13 September, Limerick- The Hunt Museum and Limerick will welcome world leaders in community engagement, museums and heritage to provide educators, community leaders and museum professionals the opportunity to meet and discuss...
27th September, Dublin- The Seminar will explore ideas in design, film and digital media and is open to all primary and post-primary teachers to help integrate culture, creativity and the arts into their classwork.
25th November, Dublin- A series of practical demonstrations and discussion on the use of hot lime and clay mortars including the findings of the Hot Lime Mortar Project
Organiser: Gretta Halpin
January-May 2015, Dublin- The ‘Censored’ public lecture series returns to the National Print Museum.
27th Feb-1st March, 2015, Kinvara, Co Galway- Workshops and field trips for anyone that is interested in bringing heritage (natural, built or cultural) into the hearts and minds of their audiences.
Cork 28th June-5th July This genealogy summer school offers a complete course in the latest Irish genealogy research, as one would expect from a summer school held in UCC.
19th February in Dublin- Department of Public Expenditure and Reform are hosting an Open Data Workshop to bring together publishers and users of Open Data.
18th-19th April, Wicklow- Environmental Education Ireland are delighted to host the debut Festival of Outdoor Learning on April 18-19th, 2015 in the stunning Wicklow Mountains!
Organiser: Jenny Cooper
9-10 May, Galway- Hosted in partnership between CELT and Slieve Aughty Centre, is a unique experience, giving students knowledge in their chosen traditional skill.
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.
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence of the local Wicklow area in his work.
23rd-25th April, Galway- Oughterard Heritage Group in partnership with the Heritage Office, Galway County Council is hosting a conference entitled ‘Conamara: Emigration & Landscape’
22nd May, Dublin- This is the first in a new set of annual Irish Historic Towns Atlas (IHTA) seminars that will explore Irish towns and cities within the European context.
22nd May-1st June, nationwide- National Biodiversity Week is all about connecting people with nature. It’s about communicating the importance of biodiversity and motivating people to play their part in protecting it.
Organiser: Orla Ryan
Dublin City Centre, every Sunday at 1:00pm- Public Art Walking Tours launches for the summer.
Organiser: Waterford County Museum (Chrissy Knight-O'Connor)
21st August, Waterford Kevin Barton (geophysicist) will return to Gallows Hill, Dungarvan and inform residents of the results from the survey of the mound and surrounding area.
Organiser: Michelle Fennell
20th & 21st June, Co Clare- A weekend to celebrate the archaeology, historical traditions and heritage of Doolin.
5th November, Kilkenny- This conference will address the difficulties facing many of Ireland’s smaller towns and set out an agenda that will deliver benefits for Ireland’s towns and the people who live in them.
26th-28th August, Kilkenny-This workshop brings together leading experts in heritage interpretation to discuss key messages, audience engagement, interpretative media, tourism, the role of new technologies and international best...
25-26 July, Tipperary- A weekend of practical workshops and open discussionworkshops based around natural and traditional
mortars and their application and use in todays modern builds.
8th October, Dublin- A great opportunity to learn about best practice in volunteer management, hear some excellent speakers and network with other volunteer managers.
4th November, Kilkenny- Our Irish walled Towns Network is hosting a FREE half day seminar on tourism in historic towns.