All across Ireland right now, counties are embracing their rich culture, history and community as part of Heritage Week. From wildlife and history tours, to art and archaeology exhibitions, to storytelling and events for kids, here's a look at what's been happening in Co. Carlow. To learn more about the exciting projects, events and initiatives taking place in Carlow over the coming months in connection with the Creative Ireland campaign, visit our dedicated page here

There have been Carlow-themed songs at the Carlow Library with musician Richie Kavanagh: 

A Myles Kavanagh Historic Walk through Bagenalstown: 

A wide-ranging and inclusive "My Carlow" initiative and workshop series: 

A lecture on "roundabout archaeology" and the townland of Ballinacarraig: 

 Workshops on telling the story of Carlow

What's Carlow's Story? Ensure to get involved in upcoming Workshops during Heritage Week and help write Carlow's story-August 19th - 27th. pic.twitter.com/NjgLTmACL6

— Carlow PPN (@CarlowPPN) July 27, 2017

 Lectures on the history of Carlow with the Carlow Historical Society

Here's some snaps from the @CarlowHist #HeritageWeek Mini-lectures in @CarlowCollege great topics and a great crowd!! #Carlow pic.twitter.com/cu5LxHr1gv

— Carlow County Museum (@CarlowCountyMus) August 25, 2017

An Urban Pioneers program for kids:

Urban Pioneers are a go! Join us at 1.30pm all week for more adventures. Meeting at Potato Market each day. (Free) #mycarlow #heritageweek pic.twitter.com/HeWSqw77GI

— Visual Carlow (@VisualGBShaw) August 22, 2017

Archaeological strolls:

#HeritageWeek making my way up the east of the county. Haroldstown Dolmen @carlowtourism @CarlowCountyMus pic.twitter.com/dVUpf2CwCU

— Turlough O Brien (@TurloughCarlow) August 23, 2017

Cycling tours:

#HeritageWeek 'Our roots are in our cultural heritage' Some @carlowtourism sites in #SouthLeinsterCycleRoutes pic.twitter.com/2s1Vdbxaje

— Turlough O Brien (@TurloughCarlow) August 22, 2017

Historic photograph exhibitions

Photographic Exhibition of old photos of #Carlow for #heritageweek in Carlow Central Library 19th-26th August#lovecarlow pic.twitter.com/QdDDdFQU3k

— Love Carlow (@LoveCarlow) August 15, 2017

And even wool-dyeing and weaving workshops:

#HeritageWeek Have you planned your events yet? #Carlow wool dyeing 23 Aug & weaving 27 Aug free events pic.twitter.com/Qn8x8GERVf

— Weaverscottage (@weaverscottage) August 18, 2016

Did you participate in Carlow Heritage Week 2017? Let us know in the comments! 

Some of the Urban Pioneers participating in Carlow Heritage Week. Visual Carlow/Twitter