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Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys pictured with the Chairs and Directors of the National Cultural Institutions.

Minister Humphreys meets Cultural Heads - National Cultural Policy a Priority

As culture night was getting in to full swing, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys met with the Chairpersons and Directors of the 11 Cultural Institutions under her aegis.

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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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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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Wednesday, 01. October 2014
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
12:03 - European Land Stewardship Week
26th September to 5th October 2014. Landlifeweek is an initiative of the Spanish LIFE Information & Communication project, whose overarching goal is to boost land stewardship as a ...
15:06 - EUROPARC Annual Conference: "Understanding the value of nature"
28th September-1st October, Kerry- The EUROPARC Annual Conference: "Understanding the value of nature", will take place in Killarney.
Thursday, 02. October 2014
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
12:03 - European Land Stewardship Week
26th September to 5th October 2014. Landlifeweek is an initiative of the Spanish LIFE Information & Communication project, whose overarching goal is to boost land stewardship as a ...
Friday, 03. October 2014
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
12:03 - European Land Stewardship Week
26th September to 5th October 2014. Landlifeweek is an initiative of the Spanish LIFE Information & Communication project, whose overarching goal is to boost land stewardship as a ...
15:41 - Practised in the Art of War: Limerick Sieges 1642-1691
3rd-5th October, Limerick- The conference, organised by the Thomond Archaeological and Historical Society will look at the four internationally-flavoured sieges that took place in ...
Saturday, 04. October 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
15:41 - Practised in the Art of War: Limerick Sieges 1642-1691
3rd-5th October, Limerick- The conference, organised by the Thomond Archaeological and Historical Society will look at the four internationally-flavoured sieges that took place in ...
Sunday, 05. October 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
15:41 - Practised in the Art of War: Limerick Sieges 1642-1691
3rd-5th October, Limerick- The conference, organised by the Thomond Archaeological and Historical Society will look at the four internationally-flavoured sieges that took place in ...
Monday, 06. October 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
11:44 - Irish Museums Association (IMA) Forum: Industrial and Working Collections
6th October, Dublin- Nine speakers will present short (15-min) presentations, selected through an open call for papers, and will cover a range of topics relating to our Industrial...
Tuesday, 07. October 2014
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
Wednesday, 08. October 2014
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
12:02 - Maintenance of Town Walls Workshops
8th & 9th October, Dublin- The IWTN will be running two workshops on how to plan and conduct simple maintenance actions on medieval town walls.
Thursday, 09. October 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
12:02 - Maintenance of Town Walls Workshops
8th & 9th October, Dublin- The IWTN will be running two workshops on how to plan and conduct simple maintenance actions on medieval town walls.
Friday, 10. October 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
Saturday, 11. October 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
12:34 - 8th Irish Bat Conference, Workshops & BOOK LAUNCH
11 & 12th October- Cork- Bat Conservation Ireland presents8th Irish Bat Conference, Workshops & BOOK LAUNCH
Sunday, 12. October 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
12:34 - 8th Irish Bat Conference, Workshops & BOOK LAUNCH
11 & 12th October- Cork- Bat Conservation Ireland presents8th Irish Bat Conference, Workshops & BOOK LAUNCH
Monday, 13. October 2014
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
Tuesday, 14. October 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
Wednesday, 15. October 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
Thursday, 16. October 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
Friday, 17. October 2014
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
12:52 - Open House Dublin 2014: Learning From Buildings
17-19 October, Dublin- The Irish Architecture Foundations presents Open House Dublin. From over 100 tours, events and workshops will invite you to explore the rich architecture of...
Saturday, 18. October 2014
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
12:52 - Open House Dublin 2014: Learning From Buildings
17-19 October, Dublin- The Irish Architecture Foundations presents Open House Dublin. From over 100 tours, events and workshops will invite you to explore the rich architecture of...
Sunday, 19. October 2014
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
12:52 - Open House Dublin 2014: Learning From Buildings
17-19 October, Dublin- The Irish Architecture Foundations presents Open House Dublin. From over 100 tours, events and workshops will invite you to explore the rich architecture of...
Monday, 20. October 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
Tuesday, 21. October 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
Wednesday, 22. October 2014
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
Thursday, 23. October 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
Friday, 24. October 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
Saturday, 25. October 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
Sunday, 26. October 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
Monday, 27. October 2014
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
Tuesday, 28. October 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
Wednesday, 29. October 2014
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
Thursday, 30. October 2014
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
Friday, 31. October 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
01:00 - 'Censored' Free Public Lecture Series at the National Print Museum
4th September-4th December, Dublin ‘Censored’ is a series of eight free evening lectures, running on the first Thursday of each month, from September 2014 to August 2015.

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