Category Archives: News

30th Anniversary of the Park

  This June, The Irish National Heritage Park is celebrating its 30th anniversary. We have been sharing 9000 years of Irish history for the past 30 years. in order to celebrate, we will be running events every day for 30 … Continue reading

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Dawn Chorus

Wexford Naturalists’Field Club are organising a Dawn Chorus Sunday 14th May with Dave Daly at the Irish National Heritage Park. Meet 4.30am in the car park. Breakfast after the event in the Fulacht Fiadh Restaurant in the Park. Dawn Chorus … Continue reading

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“Wexford Residents Reward Card”

“Wexford Resident’s Reward Card” Calling all County Wexford Residents! At The Irish National Heritage Park we think all County Wexford People are wonderful. So, whether you are a true ‘Yellow Belly’ or one of its adopted Sons or Daughters we, at … Continue reading

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‘Horrifying Histories’ Family Halloween Event

The Irish National Heritage Park has got you covered if you are looking for something to entertain your little monsters this Halloween. ‘Horrifying Histories’ is a gruesome look at some of history’s most horrible, horrifying, (and sometimes hilarious) people and … Continue reading

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Clash of the Ancient Easts at the Irish National Heritage Park

Shaolin Masters from the Ancient East to host Shaolin Show in the Ancient East for Culture Night   This Culture Night on September 16th experience a culture clash like no other as three Shaolin Masters from the ancient east’s Henan … Continue reading

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Forest School for Families

The Irish National Heritage Park is delighted to announce That ‘Wexford Forest School’ will be holding a Forest School for Families during Heritage Week within our very own picturesque wet woodlands. It will take place on Monday 22nd August from … Continue reading

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Traditional Rustic Stool Woodworking Course

The Irish National Heritage Park is proud to announce our newest upcoming course; ‘Traditional Rustic Stool Woodworking ‘ Relax and spend a day in the mindful experience of learning the traditional skills of Bodgers (skilled woodworkers who used green timber) under the … Continue reading

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Austrian Scythes at the INHP

Austrian Scythes These incredible scythes have changed the way we manage our grassland at The Irish National Heritage Park. We now stock and sell these scythes and run training courses throughout the year. Scythe-blades have been made in Austria since … Continue reading

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Summer Art Camp 2016 Dates Confirmed !!!

2016 Dates Confirmed  Summer Art Camp 18th – 20th July ARTMAKERS SUMMER CAMP at THE IRISH NATIONAL HERITAGE PARK, WEXFORD. Join Artmakers for a Summer art camp within the wonderful setting              of The National Heritage Park. The Camp will be filled with drawing, … Continue reading

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2 DAY BASIC BUSH CRAFT COURSE

•Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th June Course runs from 10am -5pm €135 per person (Pre-Booking Required ) (50% deposit required to secure booking) The Irish National Heritage Park is delighted to offer a two-day basic Bushcraft skills course to introduce … Continue reading

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Hop Hop Hooray, Book your space on our annual Easter Egg Hunt Today!

Friday 25th & Saturday 26th March 2016 EASTER EGG HUNT: The Easter Bunny is appealing to all children to bring their explorer and detective skills to the Irish National Heritage Park for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt. And while your at it why … Continue reading

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Fáilte Ireland’s Welcome Standard

The Irish National Heritage Park is delighted to announce that we have been awarded the ‘Fáilte Ireland’s Welcome Standard’ for our Ringfort Stayover experience. The standards recognise accommodation businesses of all types and styles that are committed to tourism and … Continue reading

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Horrifying Histories’ Halloween

The Irish National Heritage Park​ has got you covered if your looking for something to entertain your little monsters this Halloween. Horrifying Histories is a gruesome look at some of history’s most horrible, horrifying, (and sometimes hilarious) people and events! … Continue reading

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Lime Jamboree

Lime Jamboree Event- Friday 28th August- Sunday 30th August This special event will take place as part of National Heritage Week 2015 which is focusing on Ireland’s Industrial and Design Heritage this year. The intent of the Lime Jamboree is … Continue reading

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Medieval Re-enactment at The Heritage Park

The Irish National Heritage Park will be coming alive this weekend (Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th July) with Viking age Crafts people, medieval combat displays  and weaponry displays as we welcome members of ‘Gael agus Gall’, ‘Dubh Gall’,  ‘Leine’, ‘Mogh Roith’ & ‘Claiomh’ living … Continue reading

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2015 Newsletter – Building Limes Forum Ireland

The Irish National Heritage Park has featured in the 2015 Newsletter of ‘The Building Limes Forum Ireland’ following the recent repair of the Crimean War Monument round tower located within the Park. The article also announces an exciting venture for … Continue reading

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Déise Medieval set to invade The Irish National Heritage Park!

Exciting news! This weekend, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th of June, Déise Medieval will be invading us here at The Irish National Heritage Park. There will be craft and combat displays, as well as a chance to get close and … Continue reading

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Fabulous February Offers

Fabulous February Offers at ‘The Irish National Heritage Park’  KIDS GO FREE!!! (1 child under 16 free with every paying adult every Saturday & Sunday of February) SPREAD THE LOVE THIS VALENTINES DAY! (1 adult free with every paying adult Saturday … Continue reading

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Experimental Archaeology Conference 2015

The Irish National Heritage and UCD are proud to announce that we will be co-hosting  the 9th  Experimental Archaeology Conference running from 16th -18th of January 2015. Over 80 registered delegates from 13 countries, with 50 papers, posters and demonstrations  will participate in the conference. … Continue reading

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Tales of the Enchanted Forest Halloween Tour & Mask making Workshop

Tales of the Enchanted Forest Halloween Tour & Mask making Workshop Join Red Riding Hood, Little Bo Peep & Friends on a whirlwind adventure through the Enchanted Forest. Help Red & Friends rescue Granny on this fairy tale inspired interactive … Continue reading

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App Funday

Download the Irish National Heritage Park app on the App Store or Google Play Store and receive free admission today when you display it at the Front Desk. Valid only on October 4th 2014. 1 app per 2 adults and … Continue reading

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The Return of Déise Medieval Today!!!

The Return of Déise Medieval Today!!! In the mist of mead and the smoke of the campfire, between days of battling, Déise Medieval was born. Once again they are visiting The Irish National Heritage Park; t…o unsettle the locals, “borrow” homes … Continue reading

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Léine Crafters

The Irish National Heritage Park is delighted to announce the return of Léine on Saturday September 13th and Sunday September 14th. Léine is the word for the linen shirt which was the basic garment in medieval Ireland. This is a … Continue reading

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Bow Making Course

  Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th  September 2014 10-4pm (approx) each day €120.00 per person The Irish National Heritage Park is delighted to offer a two-day bow-making course with renowned bow-maker Mike Henderson. Mike is probably the foremost authority on … Continue reading

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Gael Agus Gael

Viking Reenactment at the Irish National Heritage Park on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th August. Do not miss this fantastic two day event with fun guaranteed for all the family. Demonstrations include Coin Striking, Craft Making and Pottery Making. Costumes … Continue reading

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Déise Medieval

This weekend 5th and 6th of July, Déise Medieval are taking up residence in The Irish National Heritage Park. As is traditional, the local inhabitants will be abruptly turfed out and the Déise raven will fly proudly over the ringfort … Continue reading

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Léine Medieval Crafters

The Irish National Heritage Park is delighted to welcome Léine on Saturday May 31st and Sunday June 1st. Léine is the word for the linen shirt which was the basic garment in medieval Ireland. As a group they have a … Continue reading

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National Botanical Gardens

The Irish National Heritage Park is delighted to be working alongside the National Botanical Gardens to mark the millennial anniversary of the Battle of Clontarf. The Heritage Park has lent our Viking Ship and can be viewed in Glasnevin. Follow … Continue reading

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Archery at the Park

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Pol Lathe Construction Course

Are you interested in building your very own Pole-Lathe? The Irish National Heritage Park is proud to present a two day Pole-Lathe Construction Course with green woodworker, Eoin Donnelly on Saturday May 10th and Sunday May 11th 2014. Pol…e Lathe … Continue reading

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