Proposals for Ireland's Landscapes

Proposals for Ireland's Landscapes

Landscapes /

This document reflects new ideas regarding how we might manage, plan and conserve Ireland’s landscape into the future.

Based on the work of the Heritage Council and many of its Irish and European partners in seeking, over a ten-year period, to promote the implementation of the European Landscape Convention (ELC). 

  • Published by: The Heritage Council
  • Author(s): The Heritage Council
Biodiversity Awareness, Understanding & Impact of its Loss

Biodiversity Awareness, Understanding & Impact of its Loss

market research Natural Heritage & Biodiversity /

A Barometer Survey prepared by Martha Fanning for the Heritage Council. Market research was required to measure consumer awareness, understanding and interest in biodiversity.

The research approach was an agreed questionnaire, measuring awareness, understanding and impact of its loss in the April No.2 wave of B&A’s 'Barometer' survey. Barometer is a nationally representative survey of the adult population, aged 16+, quota controlled on gender, age, social class and region to correctly reflect the known demographics of the Republic of Ireland. It comprises of 1,000 interviews. The fieldwork took place between 13th - 22nd April, 2010.

  • Published by: The Heritage Council
  • Author(s): Martha Fanning
Heritage Outlook Winter 2010-Spring 2011

Heritage Outlook Winter 2010-Spring 2011

General /

Magazine of the Heritage Council. Main feature: wrought iron gates-An important element of our architectural heritage. 

Features: wrought iron gates-An important element of our architectural heritage. It's A Small World- the astonishing world of Ireland's invertebrates, In appreciation of painted signs & more. 

  • Published by: The Heritage Council
  • Author(s): The Heritage Council
An Introduction to Landscape Character Assessment (LCA)

An Introduction to Landscape Character Assessment (LCA)

Landscapes /

This Multi-Disciplinary Landscape Character Assessment CPD Training Course 

This CPD training course will be of significant value to those whose professional work impinges on the Irish landscape including planners, landscape architects, archaeologists, ecologists, architects, engineers and horticulturists. Individuals might – for example - be working for a local authority or in private practice.

  • Published by: The Heritage Council
  • Author(s): The Heritage Council
Village Design Statements in Ireland-The Way Forward?

Village Design Statements in Ireland-The Way Forward?

Built/Urban Heritage & Archaeology /

Analysis of questionnaires sent to key stakeholders involved in the management, enhancement and development of small settlements and villages.

Analysis of questionnaires sent to key stakeholders involved in the management, enhancement and development of small settlements and villages.

  • Published by: The Heritage Council
  • Author(s): David Jordan
Annual Report 2009

Annual Report 2009

Annual Report /

Annual Report of the activities of the Heritage Council in 2009

Review the activities of the Heritage Council in 2009. Includes the Financial Statements. 

  • Published by: The Heritage Council
  • Author(s): The Heritage Council
Wild Child Poll: Quantitative Survey

Wild Child Poll: Quantitative Survey

market research /

This research, commissioned by Heritage Council, was undertaken in order to understand the types of activities that today's adults undertook as children, and the extent to which their own children undertake the same activities today.

An agreed questionnaire was included in the Behaviour & Attitude July 2010 TeleBarometer. TeleBarometer is a nationally representative survey of adults 16+, with quota controls on gender, age, social class, region and area. The fieldwork took place between 20th July and 3rd August 2010.
  • Published by: The Heritage Council
  • Author(s): Martha Fanning