We’re breaking tradition this week: instead of the usual top 5 weekend events, we’re choosing 10 things to do during the Heritage Week 2015. This is our biggest cultural event boasting a selection of must-do events all across Ireland.


Did you know that Heritage Week is part of the European Heritage Days celebrated in over 40 countries in Europe?


Dublin offers a jaw-dropping 321 events! This list only scratches the surface, there’s so much more to discover, I invite you to check out the official website of Heritage Week 2015 for more information on the myriad of events this coming week!

This post is closing this summer’s weekly events so, here we go for one last time! 

10. Destination… The National Wax Museum Plus!

National Wax Museum Plus Heritage Week 2015

We have “>10% off on all tickets! Be you young or young at heart, enjoy the discounts and bring all the family!


9. Check out the National Gallery of Ireland!

The National Gallery of Ireland Heritage Week 2015

The National Gallery of Ireland invites visitors to take a lovely Family Tour highlighting the most important works of art in the Museum. Listen to Talks about Caravaggio and his followers and participate in the Gallery Tour, the Art Film Screening and more!


8. Come to the Chester Beatty Library!

Chester Beatty Library Heritage Week 2015

Do the Silk Bookworms Workshop in the Library next to Dublin Castle! The books are absolutely worth checking out while in Dublin. Among many other activities, bring your little ones and do the Chinese Paper-cutting Workshop!


7. Check out Dublinia!

Dublinia Heritage Week 2015

Take a free costumed guided tour in the museum one of these mornings! You won’t be disappointed!

6. See you at the Casino at Marino!

The Casino at Marino Heritage Week 2015

Enjoy free admission to the Casino this week and even participate in their 18th Century Costumed Tours!


5. Off we go to the National Print Museum!

The National Print Museum Heritage Week 2015

The Free Guided Tours are an interesting program for visitors of all ages and backgrounds!


4. Have you been to the Little Museum of Dublin?

Little Museum of Dublin Heritage Week 2015

No matter if you have or you haven’t, you can enjoy 2 for 1 admission during Heritage Week!


3. Hear about the Story of the Guinness Storehouse Building!

Guiness Storehouse Heritage Week 2015

The exhibition in Saint Stephen’s Green gives an insight into Irish history and Dublin’s culture! Don’t miss out!


2. Walk down Dawson Street!

Dawson Street Heritage Week 2015

Well, you’ve done that a million times, right? How about taking an IHTA walking tour and adding a little life to your everyday walks in Dublin? Book now and enjoy!


1. Visit the Saint Patrick’s Cathedral!

Saint Patrick's Cathedral Heritage Week 2015

Take a free guided tour and participate in the free lunchtime recitals and organ recitals! These activities are just a couple of the many the cathedral has to offer this week!


I’m hoping that you can find the cultural event of your dreams during the Heritage Week 2015! I know I’m going to a couple of them!

Which one did you enjoy the most?
Did you find other cool activities?
Leave us a comment!


Article written by Dorottya Kiss, our Hungarian-born marketing intern currently on a work placement from her French university. She’s a big fan of Dublin and of everything Irish!