Heritage Ireland

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

COVID-19 Level 5

The government has decided that, as of midnight on Wednesday 21 October, all of Ireland will be placed on Level 5 of the Plan for Living with COVID.

All indoor OPW Heritage sites are now closed. Outdoor playgrounds, play areas and parks all remain open with protective measures in place, as do the outdoor spaces at some National Monuments. Please check the individual site pages here on heritageireland.ie for individual opening arrangements.

Thank you for your co-operation.

Free/Reduced admission

Free/Reduced admission to many of our fee paying sites is applicable until the end of 2020. The Free Wednesday Scheme is no longer applicable

COVID-19 closures

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.

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