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Our architectural heritage is one of the most tangible aspects of our heritage. By conserving our historic buildings we help to preserve them for future generations to enjoy as part of their heritage, just as we do now.

Architecture News

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.

Heritage Council Seeks Sponsor for National Heritage Week

Would you like to sponsor the largest cultural event in Ireland with almost 1000 organisations and individuals involved in hosting 1800 unique events over 9 days?

Call for Submissions to Support Cooperation projects on Transnational Tourism based on European cultural and industrial heritage”

The European Commission's Directorate General for Enterprise and Industry has launched a call for proposals on the themes of “Cooperation projects to support transnational tourism based on European cultural and industrial...

Medieval Waterford- Above and Below Ground

Archaeologist Dave Pollack has now created the start of a wonderfully illustrated and accessible series of booklets with the recent publication of Medieval Waterford- Above and Below Ground.

Generations encouraged to explore Heritage Together during Heritage Week 2014

2014 marks the UN 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family. The theme for National Heritage Week 2014 is 'generations exploring heritage together’. Find out more about what events are happening in your area.

A fun and informative new audio trail has been released for County Laois

The Laois Monastic Trail will lead you around the beautiful landscape of County Laois to discover the remains of ancient churches and monasteries and to hear stories of saints and sinners at the dawn of Christianity in Ireland.

New Action Plan Launched for the Walled Towns of Ireland

The 2014-2016 action Plan, the third to have been compiled by the IWTN, identifies the key issues that threaten the vitality of historic towns, and provides a framework through which the Irish Walled Towns Network can help its...

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

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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).

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