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Dig In to a week of fun filled activities at Family Farm, Dublin Zoo this Heritage Week!

Pictured at the launch of Heritage Week in Family Farm, Dublin Zoo are from (L-R) are Deirdre O'Shea, Executive Director, Agri Aware; Matthew Carolan age 4 from Finglas, Dublin and Johnny Gleeson, Education and Development Officer, Agri Aware.

This year to celebrate National Heritage Week 2017 (Saturday 19th of August until Sunday 27th of August). Family Farm, developed by Agri Aware and Dublin Zoo will be host to an array of activities from beekeeping to butter churning!

The theme this year is “It’s in your Nature” and the week focuses on nature and people. Agriculture has always been key to promoting wildlife and historically has a had major influence on Irish wildlife and heritage.

Family Farm, Dublin Zoo via will showcase the skills of years gone by and promote the role farming plays in protecting our beautiful wildlife. There is an action-packed schedule throughout the week with experts in hand shearing, hay rope making, beekeeping and more lending their skills for talks and workshops. The full schedule of events can be found here