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New National Heritage Plan Invites Submissions

Heritage Ireland 2030 is the Government's new National Heritage Plan, and your views are now being sought, to make this the best possible plan for our heritage and our communities.


BBC 20th Century Icon Explorer Winner Ernest Shackleton

Athy's Polar Explorer Honoured

Conservation Grants 2019

Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2019


Talk: Pilgrim Paths in Ireland

The benefits of hill walking for the body and soul.

FRAM Museum visit to Shackleton Autumn School, Athy

The board of a famed Oslo Museum met for the first time outside Norway in Athy as part of this year's Ernest Shackleton Autumn School over the October Bank Holiday.

Athy - The Bravest Little Town in the World

By David Walsh

Johnny Marr - Made in Athy

Athy celebrates musical heritage

The Ancient Art of Calligraphy

Hosted workshops in Kildare Cathedral

Heritage Week 18th - 26th August 2018

Heritage Week is Ireland's annual celebration of our built, natural and cultural heritage and is part of a European initiative to encourage people to take an interest in their local heritage.