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NEWS

National Heritage Week kicks off This Weekend

Over the next eight days, over 400,000 people are expected to take part in National Heritage Week which runs from Saturday 23rd August until Sunday 31st August. This year a new record with over 1800 events are due to take place.

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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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Monday, 01. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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, 02. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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, 03. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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, 04. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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, 05. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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, 06. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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, 07. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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, 08. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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, 09. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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, 10. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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, 11. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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, 12. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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, 13. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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 ...
15:49 - Traditional Skills Weekend
13 & 14th September, Galway- CELT, in partnership with Slieve Aughty Centre, hosting Weekend in the Hills traditional skills training at introductory / intermediate level. Choose o...
Sunday, 14. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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 ...
15:49 - Traditional Skills Weekend
13 & 14th September, Galway- CELT, in partnership with Slieve Aughty Centre, hosting Weekend in the Hills traditional skills training at introductory / intermediate level. Choose o...
Monday, 15. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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, 16. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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, 17. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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, 18. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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 ...
15:48 - Stone Wall and Stone Carving/Lettering Workshops
18th-21st September- A series of workshops on stone wall building, stone carving and lettering will take place on Inis Oirr.
Friday, 19. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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 ...
15:48 - Stone Wall and Stone Carving/Lettering Workshops
18th-21st September- A series of workshops on stone wall building, stone carving and lettering will take place on Inis Oirr.
16:42 - Youghal Celebrates History: A Gathering of Friends
19th-21st September, Cork- A celebration of the History of the Quakers. Celebrate a wonderful chapter in the history of Youghal with excellent speakers and a fascinating field tri...
Saturday, 20. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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 ...
15:48 - Stone Wall and Stone Carving/Lettering Workshops
18th-21st September- A series of workshops on stone wall building, stone carving and lettering will take place on Inis Oirr.
16:42 - Youghal Celebrates History: A Gathering of Friends
19th-21st September, Cork- A celebration of the History of the Quakers. Celebrate a wonderful chapter in the history of Youghal with excellent speakers and a fascinating field tri...
Sunday, 21. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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 ...
15:48 - Stone Wall and Stone Carving/Lettering Workshops
18th-21st September- A series of workshops on stone wall building, stone carving and lettering will take place on Inis Oirr.
16:42 - Youghal Celebrates History: A Gathering of Friends
19th-21st September, Cork- A celebration of the History of the Quakers. Celebrate a wonderful chapter in the history of Youghal with excellent speakers and a fascinating field tri...
Monday, 22. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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, 23. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
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, 24. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
10:58 - Galway City International Heritage Conference- 'A Millennium and a Half of Irish Literary Heritage'
24th-26th September, Galway- The fourth annual Galway City International Heritage Conference runs from Wednesday the 24th of September through Friday the 26th of September and is ...
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, 25. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
10:58 - Galway City International Heritage Conference- 'A Millennium and a Half of Irish Literary Heritage'
24th-26th September, Galway- The fourth annual Galway City International Heritage Conference runs from Wednesday the 24th of September through Friday the 26th of September and is ...
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, 26. September 2014
01:00 - National Print Museum Event Guide August - December 2014
The National Print Museum August - December 2014 Event Guide is here!
10:58 - Galway City International Heritage Conference- 'A Millennium and a Half of Irish Literary Heritage'
24th-26th September, Galway- The fourth annual Galway City International Heritage Conference runs from Wednesday the 24th of September through Friday the 26th of September and is ...
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 ...
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, 27. September 2014
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 ...
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, 28. September 2014
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Monday, 29. September 2014
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Tuesday, 30. September 2014
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 ...
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 ...
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.

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