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....
Last chance to apply for IWTN Grants 2023

Last chance to apply for IWTN Grants 2023

The closing date for applications under two IWTN Grants Schemes for 2023 is this Thursday, 9th March at 5pm. A total fund of €218k is available under the ‘Conservation/Capital Projects’ scheme for conservation works to town walls (Conservation Management Plans must be...
The Walled Town Crier Issue 14

The Walled Town Crier Issue 14

  The February issue of the Walled Town Crier is now available! In this issue we’re getting to know Derry-Londonderry and its walls. There’s also a report from our AGM in Kilkenny and an introduction to the newest member town in the network: Fore, Co....
The Walled Town Crier Issue 13

The Walled Town Crier Issue 13

The December issue of the Walled Town Crier is now available! In this issue we’re getting to know Cork City. There’s also a report from last month’s annual conference and a round-up of Christmas events in member towns around the network. We have our...