This National Tree Week, join us in Buttevant for a hands-on workshop on planting pocket forests – small urban ‘forests’ planted using the Miyawaki method – within your historic town. Pocket forests can be as small as 6m squared (about the size...
The Walled Town Crier Issue 20

The Walled Town Crier Issue 20

The February issue of our Walled Town Crier E-zine is now available. In this first issue of 2024 we’re getting to know Kells, Co. Meath. Kells has been a member of the Irish Walled Towns Network since 2015. We also have a round up of some of the fantastic...
IWTN Interpretation & Events Grants Scheme 2024: Now Open

IWTN Interpretation & Events Grants Scheme 2024: Now Open

The Heritage Council is pleased to announce that the Irish Walled Towns Network Interpretation & Events Grants Scheme 2024 is now open for applications. For 2024 the scheme will continue to emphasise Walled Towns Days, small festivals, conservation training &...
New Publication: The Medieval Walled Towns of Kildare

New Publication: The Medieval Walled Towns of Kildare

A new guide to the medieval walled towns of Kildare has been produced by Kildare County Council with funding from the Irish Walled Towns Network Interpretation and Events Grants Scheme 2023. Written and designed by Sharon Green and Sarah Nylund of Abarta Heritage, the...
New Publication: Navan. Its People and its Past.

New Publication: Navan. Its People and its Past.

‘Navan: Its People and its Past’ is a collection of late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century photographs of Navan town from the Lawrence and Eason collections in the National Library of Ireland. This booklet was published by Navan and District...
New Publication: The Medieval Walled Towns of Tipperary

New Publication: The Medieval Walled Towns of Tipperary

A new guide to the medieval walled towns of Tipperary has been produced by Tipperary County Council with funding from the Irish Walled Towns Network Interpretation and Events Grants Scheme 2022. Written and designed by Sharon Green and Sarah Nylund of Abarta Heritage,...
The Walled Town Crier Issue 19

The Walled Town Crier Issue 19

The December issue of our Walled Town Crier E-zine is now available. In this issue we’re getting to know Galway and its walls. We also have a round up of some of the many festive events taking place in our wonderful member towns this Christmas. There are news...
Festive Events in Irish Walled Towns this Christmas

Festive Events in Irish Walled Towns this Christmas

Congratulations to IWTN member town Waterford, which was recently named ‘European City of Christmas for 2024′ Waterford was commended by the international judging committee as “an extraordinary jewel of Christmas harmony and aesthetics”. Winterval, the city’s...