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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.

The Heritage Council lobbies TDs and Senators for Greater Financial Support for Local Heritage Projects

On Wednesday 13th May,an Oireachtas Information Day was held for TDs and Senators from all over the country.

CBH05296, West Cork Maritime Heritage Company have been awarded €3,500 for restoration of the only known sand boat in Ireland.

Heritage Council announces funding for 197 heritage projects nationwide

Our Community-based Heritage Grants Scheme supports the continuing conservation and development of Irish heritage through local community based groups

Event registration for National Heritage Week 2015 is now open!

Ready, steady, go! Event registration for National Heritage Week 2015 is now open.

County Sligo Heritage Plan 2016-2020 Have Your Say in the Future of our Heritage!

Sligo County Council, together with the County Sligo Heritage Forum, is preparing the third Heritage Plan for Sligo and is seeking your views on the key priorities and opportunities for Sligo’s heritage over the next five years.

Launch of Research on the Irish labour Market in Construction Conservation

The report provides evidence and background information on constructions skills deficits and training needs for building conservation. It may be used to support submissions to the newly-formed Apprenticeship Council.

Sign language Interpretation on tablets at OPW Heritage Sites

Minister Harris announced on Saturday January 31st that the OPW is developing a new service for providing sign language interpretation on tablets at OPW Heritage Sites.

Bursaries available from Building Limes Forum Ireland

Up to €2,000 will be available per annum for a period of 5 years. The application must essentially have an educational nature, practical or theoretical, and must relate to the use of lime.

Heritage Council Staff with Heather Humprhreys, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and John-Paul Phelan, TD.

Heritage Council Opens its Community Grant Scheme 2015

The Heritage Council intends to allocate the sum of €600,000 to its Community-based Heritage Grants Scheme in 2015.

New Heritage Officer for County Leitrim

Aoife Mulacahy has been appointed Heritage Officer for County Leitrim.

New Free Kilmallock Audio Trail

There is a new audio guide for one of the most intact medieval towns in Ireland. The Kilmallock audio guide is available free to download for people with smartphones or tablets.

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