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Proposals are invited from companies to provide enhanced visitor experiences at OPW sites nationwide.
Loophead Tourism network have developed a training course which will enable participants to identify and utilise the heritage resources of their local area in the development of sustainable tourism products.
100 great stories about Offaly's Heritage. Did you know? . . one of Ireland’s last public hangings took place at Tullamore Gaol . . Croghan Hill is a volcano . . .a U.S. president is descended from a Moneygall shoemaker. Read...
Research papers wanted from all professional and academic fields concerned with funerals, graveyards, cemeteries, and the cultural heritage which surrounds them.
The Heritage Council as a national statutory body seeks to ensure that the development of the renewable energy sector in Ireland can be carried out in harmony with our unique and world-renowned national heritage.
Grants will initially focus on new work on castles such as architectural and geophysical surveys or scientific tests such as radio-carbon dating as well as projects to enhance the general public’s understanding of castles such as...
Historic Waterford –The Coast is a new Heritage Tourism Guide on the archaeology and built heritage of the Waterford Coastline from Cheekpoint to the Blackwater Estuary.
The Dublinia Heritage Project is a combined training and work experience course. It is eleven months in duration, with thirty training places available. The participants are trained to become tour guides and benefit from work...
The Historic Towns Research Award is awarded by the Irish Walled Towns Network to one final year degree student and one taught masters student whose dissertation or thesis has skilfully explored issues into making Ireland’s...
A passage-tomb was discovered in in Boyne Valley by the Heritage Council Funded ‘Boyne Valley Landscapes Project’, a collaborative research project led by researchers from University College Dublin and Dundalk Institute of...
St John's Parish Heritage group, Co. Roscommon won the Heritage Award for their work on the Rindoon Project as part of the Tidy Towns Awards.
The Department of Archaeology, UCC, is offering short courses to those working in the commercial archaeology sector in Ireland. These courses are taught to NQR Level 9 standard (taught masters).
National Heritage Week 2013 which takes place nationwide from 17th – 25th August 2013, looks set to reach a record total of 1700 events this year, the majority of which will be FREE to attend
Interested in up-skilling in the construction industry to take advantage of career opportunities in the care and maintenance of old buildings?WIT is launching a new BSc course in Applied Conservation.
The Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate in World Heritage Conservation are part-time, online, distance learning courses.
A new Heritage Plan for County Monaghan by Monaghan County Council was launched recently by Conor Newman, Heritage Council Chairman and Monaghan Mayor Cllr. Hugh McElvaney.
A new website containing a database of 3D images of Ogham stones from all around Ireland has recently been launched.
In the year of The Gathering, people are encouraged to get involved in National Heritage Week 2013 by organising an event in their community and showcase their local natural and cultural heritage
Derek Mooney, with the help of Praeger’s 1937 book ‘The Way That I Went’, will go on an epic journey around Ireland and Europe, looking back 20,000 years to unravel the true enigma surrounding Ireland’s unique and stunning eco...
The Heritage Council’s Irish Walled Towns Network (IWTN) has won a highly sought after European heritage award.