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...
IWTN Conservation/Capital Grants Scheme 2024: Now Open

IWTN Conservation/Capital Grants Scheme 2024: Now Open

The Heritage Council is pleased to announce that the Irish Walled Towns Network Conservation/Capital Projects Grants Scheme 2024 is now open for applications. For 2024 the scheme will continue to emphasise the conservation of town walls (including new and revised town...
IWTN Annual Conference 2023

IWTN Annual Conference 2023

The Irish Walled Towns Network’s annual conference 2023 will take place at The Absolute Hotel in Limerick City on Friday 24th November 2023. Our theme for this year’s conference is ‘Early Buildings in Our Historic Towns’ and we’ll be...
The Walled Town Crier Issue 18

The Walled Town Crier Issue 18

In this issue we’re getting to know Fore, Co. Westmeath – the Irish Walled Towns Network’s smallest member town. We also have details of our upcoming annual conference, which will take place in Limerick on November 24th. There are plenty of news and...
Culture Night in Irish Walled Towns

Culture Night in Irish Walled Towns

Friday 22nd September 2023 is Culture Night – Oíche Chultúir and in the Irish Walled Towns Network our member towns are playing host to a huge variety of events, from music and poetry to guided tours and open houses. In Fethard, you can experience the medieval...
The Walled Town Crier Issue 17

The Walled Town Crier Issue 17

Fethard, Co. Tipperary, is well known to fans of horse racing – home to the world-renowned Coolmore Stud – but did you know that Fethard also boasts Ireland’s most complete medieval town wall?  In this issue, we’re getting to know the walled...
The Walled Town Crier Issue 16

The Walled Town Crier Issue 16

In this issue we’re getting to know the walled city of Dublin, from Viking beginnings to recent conservation works. We also have a report from New Ross, where filming for Small Things Like These took over the historic town in March of this year. There are plenty...
The Walled Town Crier Issue 15

The Walled Town Crier Issue 15

Issue 15 of the Walled Town Crier is now available! In this issue we’re getting to know Drogheda and its walls. We have details of our upcoming Festivals and Events training day and an introduction to the newest member town in the network: Navan, Co. Meath....