This year marks the 25th anniversary of SuperValu’s sponsorship of the competition. Now in its 58th year, the competition is administered by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government.
In 2015, the Heritage Council offered grant assistance to the value of €547,000 to 197 fantastic heritage projects around the country. We've highlighted just 10 of those projects below to give you a flavour of the diverse...
Call for entries for the 2014 Supervalu TidyTowns Competition and the Heritage Award (Sponsored by The Heritage Council).
Donegal's new County Heritage Plan is currently being prepared. Anyone with an interest in the heritage of County Donegal is invited to make a submission.
At a briefing day today for members of the Oireachtas, the Heritage Council will outline the impact of deep budget cuts on the heritage sector and made a call for increased state investment in heritage.
Get involved and promote Heritage Week in your County by becoming a County Ambassador.
Minister Deenihan announces €475,000 in funding under the Structures at Risk Fund, 2013 which will be administered through Local Authorities
Ireland Reaching Out (Ireland XO) announces today that it now has a volunteer network across all 32 counties of Ireland.
Over the past weekend many of us were saddened to learn of the death of Dr Billy Colfer. Billy was a member of the Heritage Council from 2005 — 2010.
A great new website has been set up at www.podcasts.ie which delivers high-quality, free audio content from Irish writers of poetry, prose and song as well as radio documentaries and story telling about Irish culture, heritage...
This report presents the findings of the Co. Louth Visitor Survey 2012 conducted between June and August 2012. By far the most popular reason for visiting the county was to visit Heritage Sites at 18%.
The Heritage Council, in partnership with the Dept. of Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht, has allocated €100,000 towards this call for cultural heritage research projects.
Buncrana Lighthouse, Co. Donegal has won 1st Prize at the TidyTowns Heritage Awards 2012. A number of other Heritage Council-supported communities also won awards.
The new National Community-led Village Design Statement (VDS) ‘Toolkit’ will also be launched on the day and will provide the basis of the workshop.
The Heritage Council ‘County Ambassador Volunteer Programme’ seeks to recruit volunteers in every county.
There are over 1,400 events registered to date, the majority of which are FREE! ... Explore Athlone Masonic Hall, take an Indian dance workshop, walk through hurling history or celebrate the 842nd Anniversary of Strongbow’s...
Important opportunity for funding to charities, academic institutions, local authorities, and professional organisations working on Built Environment projects.
National Heritage Week 2012 takes place nationwide from the 18th — 26th August and event registration will commence mid-April so now is the time to plan what it is you’d like to do to take part in the week.
Local City Councils in conjunction with the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht are inviting applications for the ‘Structures at Risk Fund’ for 2012.
The aim of the County Roscommon Heritage Plan is to create and promote an increased knowledge, awareness and appreciation of the natural, built and cultural heritage of County Roscommon, and to conserve it for future generations.
The award for Best Interactive Event and Best Overall Event went to the Tyrrellspass Festival Committee for their Tyrrellspass Festival.
Draft Fingal Heritage Plan 2011 — 2017 and accompanying Habitats Directive Appropriate Assessment Screening Report have gone on public display.
New website at: www.ipol.ie
New exhibition of stained galss at the Heritage Council.
Tell your story for National Tell Tale Day - Saturday 20th August 2012.
Closing Date: 19th August 2011
“Wicklow Villages - a Historical guide” a new publication from the Heritage Office of Wicklow County Council is now available.
Week to celebrate old Irish tradition of storytelling
20th-28th August. Over 1200 events registered to date!
The Irish Ancestry Research Centre, University of Limerick
A series of information panels celebrating the industrial, built and natural heritage of Portlaw was unveiled to a large attendance in Malcolmson’s Square last Saturday. The information panels were commissioned by Waterford Co....
Public Consultation Meetings
All are invited to a meeting on the draft Abbeyleix Sustainable Communities Plan in Abbeyleix Heritage House on Monday 18th April 2011, at 8.00 p.m.
The draft Plan will present a draft vision and strategy for the future...
Louth museum webcasts to Maryland students: April-June 2010
Art-Youth-Culture: FYI will be held over three days in Dublin. It will involve a series of arts-based workshops and discussions, concluding with a meeting between young people, arts policy makers, and government representatives....
Full colour quarterly magazine dealing with Irish Wildlife issues.
The Galway County Heritage Awards ceremony took place in the Claregalway Hotel on Wednesday 2nd December 2009 at 8.00 p.m.
The role of Heritage Officer has developed significantly over the last 10 years, with the service reflecting local issues and priorities and also the professional strengths of the Heritage Officer.