Heritage Ireland

Ireland’s National Heritage in the care of the Office of Public Works

COVID-19 - Level 5

Please follow the protective measures in place at the OPW Heritage Sites open under Level 5.

Outdoor playgrounds, play areas and parks - All remain open with protective measures in place. Face coverings are recommended in busy or crowded areas.

Check individual site pages here for opening arrangements.

COVID-19 - Heritage Cards

Please note arising from our visitor sites being closed as a result of COVID-19, all Heritage Cards due to expire between 14 March 2020 and 13 March 2021, will be extended for a full year.

Inspiring passion from our past.

We are the Irish Government’s historic environment service.

Find out more about what we do.

Popular Locations

Discover the remains of prehistoric tombs. Imagine the thrill of defending a castle. Wander through medieval halls. Soak up the serenity of historic gardens and the splendour of great estates.

Heritage Card

Unlimited access to Ireland’s past

Buy one today

Join our mailing list

Keep up to date on our news, events, activities and publications.