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Welcome to the Architecture News Section where you can find all the latest Architecture news from The Heritage Council and other organisations. Click on the news articles below for more information.

SEAI invites Proposal for Sustainable Energy Research, Development and demonstration (RD&D) Projects

SEAI invites proposals from business, academic and public sector organisations located in Ireland for carrying out sustainable energy research, development and demonstration (RD&D) projects in 2014

Carlow-Sherwood Park

Minister Announces Funding for Protected Buildings & Historic Structures

Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, has approved funding in principle for 618 projects at protected building and historic structures across the State.

Pictured at the launch Peter Bacon, Peter Bacon Associates, John Moran, Secretary General, Department of Finance, Amanda Pedlow, Heritage Officer Offaly County Council, Conor Newman, Chairman of he Heritage Council

Heritage Council Proposes Living Town Tax Incentive Scheme to Protect and Enhance Heritage Buildings

With the collapse of public funds available for such investment in recent years, many older buildings in town centres, which are under-used and in need of investment, will decline further.

The Heritage Council Opens its Grant Programme 2014

The Heritage Council intends to allocate €700,000 to its Heritage Management Scheme in to support projects that apply good heritage practice to the management of places, collections or objects (including buildings).

The Heritage Council launches Heritage Maps

Heritage Maps brings together heritage data from government departments, state agencies and local authorities to produce our wide range of data sets, many of which have never been shown publicly before!

Proposals Sought for Enhancing Visitor Experiences at OPW Sites

Proposals are invited from companies to provide enhanced visitor experiences at OPW sites nationwide.

New Heritage Course by Loophead Tourism Network

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 Stories about County Offaly

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...

New Report on the Onshore Windfarm Sector in Ireland produced by The Heritage Council

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.

New Heritage Guide for Waterford’s Historic Coast

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.

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