New Year Festivals
»Get your New Year off to a great start with one of the fabulous New Year events taking place around Ireland!
New Year's Eve
»Get ready for a fun-filled New Year's Eve in Ireland. Whether it's a parade in Dublin City or a festival in Cork, there's no excuse to stay indoors.
»The historic houses of Ireland offer guests the chance to sample the rich heritage of the countryside.
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»This winter, find an event to suit you, whether it's a day at the races or a film festival.
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»Great value quality breaks await you in Ireland so find the one just right for you.
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Visit the Irish Heritage Towns website to find out more about the 27 designated Heritage Towns of Ireland. Explore the beautiful architecture, winding lanes and fascinating past of these towns for the perfect day out.
Receive free access to many of the Office of Public Works heritage sites around the country on the first Wednesday of every month. Check the free admission section of the Heritage Ireland website for more details.
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Steeped in history, Ireland has a gloriously rich past. This autumn, uncover historic towns and hidden gems that bring that past to life.
Go 5,000 years back in time at Newgrange, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or visit a more 'recent’ attraction like the 12th century Kilkenny Castle.
Discover the secrets of Christians and pilgrims, of medieval and Viking quarters. Get to know the families who lived in some of our historic houses for centuries.
Or how about tracing your own Irish ancestors with one of Ireland's many genealogy resources? After all, you could be related to the ancient kings and queens of Ireland.
Book a stay in one of Ireland's beautifully restored historic houses to experience Irish heritage.
A comprehensive guide to the architectural delights waiting for you across the country.