Going back to our roots

More than 1,700 events - the majority of which will be free to the public - are to take place during National Heritage Week, which starts this Saturday.

10th August, 2013
Eric Davis, 10, Donaghmede, and Branon Noble, 9, Portmarnock, learn about printing with retired engineer Eddie Gahan at the National Print Museum at Beggars Bush Barracks on Haddington Road, Dublin 4. Photo: John T Ohle

More than 1,700 events - the majority of which will be free to the public - are to take place during National Heritage Week, which starts this Saturday. Last year, more than 500,000 people attended events during the week, which is organised by the Heritage Council and hosted by state agencies, local authorities, community groups and volunteers across the country.

Running from August 17 - 25, some of the free events include touring the tenements of Dublin,...

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