Heritage Ireland

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

Seasonal Guide Recruitment 2021

We are now recruiting for Seasonal Guides (Temporary Position) at a number of locations, if you would like an opportunity to join our team please apply here. The closing date for applications is Thursday 29th October 2020.

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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 The Free Wednesday Scheme is no longer applicable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.

Inspiring passion from our past.

We are the Irish Government’s historic environment service.

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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.

Kilmainham Gaol interior

We are now recruiting for Seasonal Guides (Temporary Position) at a number of locations, if you would like an opportunity to join our team please apply here.

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The Cailleach viewed from Carrowmore

Halloween
While we can't welcome you to all of our scary sites this Halloween we have a host of gruesome, ghastly goings-on which you can enjoy online if you dare.

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