Heritage News & Events 10.1.19

Pollinator Friendly Plant (photo Dylan Vaughan)

Community Newsletter Issue 12
Kilkenny County Councils quarterly Community E-newsletter Issue 12 is now available with relevant Community Information on Grants, National Awards, etc. Further details https://indd.adobe.com/view/36a443bd-c810-4742-9ab3-a82f1fc36472

National Heritage Week 2019
The Heritage Council have announced the theme for National Heritage Week 2019. Explore Pastimes and Past Times. Take a stroll through history and explore how our free time has evolved in often fascinating ways. Our pastimes today have been shaped by hundreds of years of storytelling, craft, sport and music. New event organisers are welcome to get involved. Visit www.heritageweek.ie to browse event ideas, planning tips and more. Event registration will open on 1st May 2019.

Heritage Week 2019 – 100 event ideas
Organise a guided tour of an old theatre or ballroom by people who used to work or socialise there.  Explore the fascinating history of the ancient Tailteann Games, Ireland’s answer to the Olympics.  Discover the pastimes of monks from beer brewing to calligraphy. These are just a few of the many events that you or your community could organise for Heritage Week 2019. To see the full list of event ideas go to https://www.heritageweek.ie/content/files/100-Event-Ideas-for-Heritage-Week-2019.pdf