The Walled Town Crier Issue 6

The October issue of the Irish Walled Towns Network e-zine is now available! In the news sections, you can read about The change of Project Manager The Conference that was held on 07th August Our featured member town in this issue is Carlingford, Co. Louth. If you...
IWTN Conference Registration now open

IWTN Conference Registration now open

‘Regeneration & Creating Positive Spaces for our Towns’ The 2021 IWTN conference, taking place online on Thursday 7th October, will look at the processes behind and impact of heritage led regeneration in towns. Heritage buildings, street plans and...
The Walled Town Crier Issue 5

The Walled Town Crier Issue 5

The August issue of the Irish Walled Towns Network e-zine is now available! In the news sections, you can read about News from around the network, Murals in New Ross, Another flag exchange between member towns, The upcoming IWTN conference, which is on the 07th...
IWTN Flag exchange between coastal member towns continues

IWTN Flag exchange between coastal member towns continues

  The Ilen and its crew are continuing their voyages between the IWTN coastal towns. In August they delivered an IWTN flag to Waterford from Galway, their last IWTN port of call. From there, they travelled up the River Barrow to the inland port of New Ross –with...
The Walled Town Crier Issue 4

The Walled Town Crier Issue 4

The June issue of the Irish Walled Towns Network e-zine is now available. In the news sections, you can read about The 2021 IWTN Grants, The Ilen sailing project, Heritage Council Podcast on the IWTN, Live theatre taking place in the shadow of the town walls of...
Sharing your Walled Town Heritage

Sharing your Walled Town Heritage

In anticipation of the world opening up to visitors, our webinar ‘Sharing your walled town heritage’ was designed to explore the different ways we can share and promote the stories of our walled towns. There are many ways to engage with both our...
New podcast about the Irish Walled Towns Network

New podcast about the Irish Walled Towns Network

The Irish Walled Towns Network is the subject of the new Heritage Council podcast. In it Ian Doyle, Head of Conservation with The Heritage Council, explains the importance of scheme, and why walled towns remain an integral part of Irish life to this day. He also...
Heritage Council announces IWTN grants

Heritage Council announces IWTN grants

  The Heritage Council have announced €299,000 for conservation work and interpretation initiatives under the Irish Walled Towns Network. This funding allows the valuable work of protecting, preserving and promoting the history and heritage of Ireland’s walled...
‘Valuing Volunteers’ training course

‘Valuing Volunteers’ training course

Volunteers are a vital element of the work carried out in IWTN member towns and at Adopt a Monuments sites– from the organising of events and fundraising to researching and getting hands dirty with more practical work. ‘Valuing Volunteers: Engaging Volunteers and...
The Walled Town Crier Issue 3

The Walled Town Crier Issue 3

The April issue of the Irish Walled Towns Network e-zine is now available. In the news sections you can read about the Irish Architecture Foundation’s ‘Reimagine’ placemaking programme the Heritage Council’s podcast on the Historic Towns Initiative Short virtual...