Golden Moments

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Heritage Heroes Competition - Kilmacduagh

Date: August 2018   Destination: Kilmacduagh, Co. Galway
Author: Michael Breen

After spending a most enjoyable few days break in the West of Ireland this summer, we decided to meander home slowly through the winding rural roads...

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The Rock of Cashel (Heritage Hero)

Date: August 2018   Destination: Rock of Cashel, Co Tipperary
Author: Margaret Corr

The Rock of Cashel (Carraig Phádraig) My summer holidays as a child were spent in Cashel and what great memories I have of the Rock. It was our...

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Brú na Bóinne (Heritage Hero)

Date: August 2018   Destination: Newgrange, Co Meath.
Author: Denis Foley

Brú na Bóinne A flock of swallows forge their mark on the skies, the tip of a darkened arrow, pointing the way. Beneath them, an emerald...

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Newgrange, Co Meath (Heritage Hero)

Date: August 2018   Destination: Newgrange, Co Meath
Author: Damien Byrne

My memories of Newgrange on the eventful day of our visit. A very tight squeeze ! Many years ago when my two children were quite young, about 8...

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Beaulieu House and Gardens, Drogheda, Co Louth (Heritage Hero)

Date: August 2018   Destination: Drogheda, Co Louth
Author: Daniel Cooper

Beaulieu House and Gardens, Beaulieu Cross, Drogheda, Co Louth. This stunning 17th century historic house is the oldest unfortified house in...

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The Turas Donegal (Heritage Hero)

Date: August 2018   Destination: Sheila Meade

THE ‘ TURAS ‘ In Inishowen, Urris, Clonmany, County Donegal There’s a very old local tradition beloved by all On August 15th each year for...

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Enniscoe House & Gardens, Ballina (Heritage Hero)

Date: August 2018   Destination: Mayo
Author: Nuala O'Neill

Enniscoe House & Gardens, Castlehill, Ballina, Co. Mayo, a beautiful and tranquil place. Stunning Georgian house, with a spectacular victorian wall...

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The Little Museum of Dublin - Heritage Heroes Competition

Date: August 2018   Destination: Dublin
Author: Marian Doran

My Heritage Hero is a little gem called The Little Museum Of Dublin located on St. Stephen's Green at the corner of Dawson Street. This 18th century...

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Golden Moments - A trip to The Skelligs (Heritage Heroes Competition)

Date: August 2018   Destination: Kerry
Author: Emer Breen

Myself and my father have always been very close and for his 70th birthday I thought it would be a nice idea for us to make a trip to the Kingdom of...

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Dunboyne Castle - Heritage Heroes Writing Competition

Date: August 2018
Author: Rosemary Brown

The beautiful Dunboyne Castle in County Meath Has so much heritage and history underneath, It was home to a family, Butler by name, Who stood firm...

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