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National Heritage Week

National Heritage Week

​National Heritage Week is an educational initiative organised by The Heritage Council to build public awareness of Irish heritage. It aims to promote and encourage the conservation of heritage across Ireland.

The 2023 National Heritage Week will run from the 12 to the 20 August and the theme is "Living Heritage".

Check back here closer to the date for our curated list of geology related events. 

Visit the National Heritage Week website for inspiration, to submit your own event or take a look at the programme so far.

Past Heritage Week Dates & Themes:

The 2018 Heritage Week ran from the 18 to the 26 August and the theme was "Share a story, make a connection".

The 2019 National Heritage Week ran from the 17 to the 25 August and the theme was "Pastimes, Past Times".

The 2020 National Heritage Week ran from the 15 to the 23 August and the theme was "Learning from our Heritage".

The 2021 National Heritage Week ran from the 14 to the 22 August and the theme was "Open the Door to Heritage".

The 2022 National Heritage Week ran from the 13 to the 21 August and the theme was "Sustainable Heritage and Biodiversity".

  • The timetable of geoscience events from 2022 available here.