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The Big Dig 2017

SIA will be running its popular Big Dig event throughout Ireland in 2017. We will be participating in some of Ireland's largest heritage events and family fun days. 


St Patrick's Day 'The Big Day Out' - 19th March (Merrion Square)

Dublinia - 12th - 19th April

Shanganagh Park, Shankill 'Science Festival - How?' - May 21st

'Adopt a Monument - Gallowshill', Hillview Drive Estate, Dungarven, Co Waterford  - 3rd June 

'Irish Maritime Festival', Drogheda  - 10th & 11th June



'Leixicon Library', Dun Laoghaire - 24th June (TBC)

'Flavours of Fingal, Newbridge House, Donabate - 24th & 25th June

'The Promenade Festival', Tramore, Co. Waterford - 1st & 2nd July

'Archaeology Day Derry', Guildhall Square, Co. Derry - 8th July

'The Rose Festival', St Annes Park, Clontarf - 15th & 16th July

'Gorey Family Fun Day', Gorey, Co. Wexford - 13th August

'Festival Cluian Meala', Clonmel - 13th August

'Irish Walled Towns', Carlingford - 13th August (TBC)

'National Museum of Childhood', Dun Laoghaire - 19th August

'KIldare Medieval Day', Clonmel - 20th August (TBC)

'Cavan Burren Park', Co. Cavan - 24th August

'Heritage Week', Glendalough - 19th or 26th August (Date TBC)

'Electric Picnic', Soulkids, Stradbally - 1st - 3rd September (TBC)

More dates to be confirmed.. Watch this space...

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