The Heritage Council’s mission is to engage, educate and advocate to develop a wider understanding of the vital contribution that our heritage makes to our social, environmental and economic well-being.

NEWS

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.

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EVENTS

Heritage Week 2014

23rd-31st August- There’s lots of fun in store for you during National Heritage Week with over 1600 events organised nationwide.

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PUBLICATIONS

Annual Report 2013

The Heritage Council Annual Report 2013 aims to make information on our unique national heritage available and accessible to all, including people living outside of Ireland. An Irish language version of the Annual Report 2013 is...

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INITIATIVES

Village Design Statement Programme & Toolkit
The Heritage Council’s National Community-led Village Design Statement (VDS) Programme and VDS Toolkit provides an opportunity for meaningful public participation in the Irish planning system.

High Nature Value Farming
The Heritage Council has grant-aided the 'European Forum for Nature Conservation and Pastoralism' (EFNCP) to undertake work on high nature value (HNV) farming since 2010.

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HERITAGE IN YOUR AREA

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The Heritage Council has developed and currently manages heritage projects and initiatives throughout Ireland. We also work with Local Authorities and community groups to ensure that our national heritage is valued, maintained and promoted.

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Friday, 01. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Saturday, 02. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
01:00 - Lughnasa Games
2-4 August- A celebration of our unique Gaelic culture and heritage
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Sunday, 03. August 2014
01:00 - Lughnasa Games
2-4 August- A celebration of our unique Gaelic culture and heritage
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Monday, 04. August 2014
01:00 - Lughnasa Games
2-4 August- A celebration of our unique Gaelic culture and heritage
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Tuesday, 05. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Wednesday, 06. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Thursday, 07. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Friday, 08. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Saturday, 09. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Sunday, 10. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Monday, 11. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Tuesday, 12. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Wednesday, 13. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Thursday, 14. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Friday, 15. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Saturday, 16. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Sunday, 17. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Monday, 18. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Tuesday, 19. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Wednesday, 20. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Thursday, 21. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Friday, 22. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Saturday, 23. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:46 - Meaths Many Birds Of Prey
Meaths many birds of Prey. The importance of Farming in their protection and best practice in rodent control.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
16:08 - Official Launch of Heritage Week
23rd August, Merrion Square Park, Dublin- We are teaming up with the Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland for an archaeological extravaganza for the launch of Heritage Week.
Sunday, 24. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Monday, 25. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Tuesday, 26. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Wednesday, 27. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
01:00 - Kilkee -German connection
Lecture on the historic heritage of Kilkee - German connection
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Thursday, 28. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Friday, 29. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Saturday, 30. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...
Sunday, 31. August 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:55 - Daily Walking Tour of Grand Canal Dock
1st May – 30th September- Dublin- The tour begins in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre located on Grand Canal Quay and explores Grand Canal Dock from its historical development ...

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