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The Heritage of County Cavan


National Heritage Events

Runs from Saturday, 20th to Sunday, 28th August.  

Preview video of what is in store this Heritage Week.  #cavanheritage

For a full listing of all events in County Cavan click here:




Defining Heritage

The Heritage Act of 1995 defines heritage as including:

  • Monuments
  • Heritage objects
  • Flora
  • Wildlife habitats
  • Seascapes
  • Geology
  • Inland waterways
  • Archaeological objects
  • Architectural heritage
  • Fauna
  • Landscapes
  • Wrecks
  • Heritage gardens and parks

To these, Cavan County Heritage Office has added:

  • Folklore
  • Folk-life
  • The Irish language
  • Genealogy



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