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.

Current Projects

NEWS

Call for Historic Towns Research Awards 2015

Applications are now being sought for this year’s awards. There are two categories. These are best project or thesis by an individual taught masters student and best group project from taught masters students.

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EVENTS

Policy Proposals for Ireland’s Towns

4 & 5 November, Kilkenny- The conference will describe the predicament of Ireland’s smaller towns, describe how important they are to people, both as living places and as economic assets.

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PUBLICATIONS

Heritage Outlook 20th Anniversary Edition

A selection of articles from Ireland's leading academics, professionals, practitioners and policy makers examining the critical achievements in heritage over the last 20 years.

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INITIATIVES

Irish Walled Towns Network

Uniting and co-ordinating the strategic efforts of Local Authorities involved in the management, conservation and enhancement of historic walled towns in Ireland

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, 04. September 2015
12:16 - We're off to Electric Picnic!
This year we are a newbie to the global green village. Come along to our heritage hub, share your story with us and help us create a community soundscape. Have a go at our giant pi...
Saturday, 05. September 2015
12:16 - We're off to Electric Picnic!
This year we are a newbie to the global green village. Come along to our heritage hub, share your story with us and help us create a community soundscape. Have a go at our giant pi...
Sunday, 06. September 2015
12:16 - We're off to Electric Picnic!
This year we are a newbie to the global green village. Come along to our heritage hub, share your story with us and help us create a community soundscape. Have a go at our giant pi...
Thursday, 10. September 2015
11:13 - THE BOOK OF KELLS: RETHINKING AND RESEARCHING A GREAT NATIONAL TREASURE
10-11 September, Dublin- This conference will focus on the Book of Kells, the world's most famous medieval manuscript, with presentations on recent research trends and techniques, ...
Friday, 11. September 2015
11:13 - THE BOOK OF KELLS: RETHINKING AND RESEARCHING A GREAT NATIONAL TREASURE
10-11 September, Dublin- This conference will focus on the Book of Kells, the world's most famous medieval manuscript, with presentations on recent research trends and techniques, ...
Saturday, 12. September 2015
14:41 - Ireland’s Wildlife CSI Weekend
12-13 September, Meath- A weekend of talks and practical sessions, with the intention of facilitating effective working relationships between the law enforcement bodies, charities,...
Sunday, 13. September 2015
14:41 - Ireland’s Wildlife CSI Weekend
12-13 September, Meath- A weekend of talks and practical sessions, with the intention of facilitating effective working relationships between the law enforcement bodies, charities,...
Tuesday, 29. September 2015
10:12 - Introduction to Industrial Heritage
September, Dublin- Introduction to Industrial Heritage for professionals.

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