National Heritage Week 2014 is coming to Donegal this August. Coordinated by the Heritage Council, over 1500 events are scheduled to take place during the week nationwide, the majority of which will be FREE to attend.

2014 is the UN 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family and to celebrate the theme for National Heritage Week 2014 is, ‘Family … generations exploring heritage together’.

There are a wide range of events taking place in Donegal from August 23 – 31 including Inishkeel Beach Walk, Open Day at Termon House, Malin Head Heritage Display, Donegal Sporting Heroes Exhibition, Great Donegal Bake Off 1930s Style Exhibition and a Walk to see the elusive Red Grouse.

50,000 copies of the National Heritage Week Event Guide will be available in the coming weeks free throughout the country in Fáilte Ireland Tourist Offices, Libraries, OPW Sites, Bus Eireann Stations, County Council Offices etc in Donegal. Complete event listings are also available on the National Heritage Week website, www.heritageweek.ie

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