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

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.

Museums Standards Programme for Ireland
This important initiative, with participants from a wide range of Irish collecting institutions, sets out to raise standards of care across Irish museums and galleries.

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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. June 2016
17:05 - Irish Famine Summer School
The 2016 Irish Famine Summer School will take place from 14th-19th June 2016.
Friday, 03. June 2016
16:31 - Seditious Types, Legacy of the Printers of 1916
May-September, Dublin- The exhibition will explore the role of printers active in 1916 and the central role of printed media in shaping the image and meaning of the Rising.
Tuesday, 14. June 2016
18:20 - CHeriScape Conference V: Landscape in Imagination and the Virtual Future
14-16 June 2016, Newcastle, UK. The concluding conference in this series will explore how futures that grow from the past can be explored and imagined through new forms of heritag...
Wednesday, 15. June 2016
18:20 - CHeriScape Conference V: Landscape in Imagination and the Virtual Future
14-16 June 2016, Newcastle, UK. The concluding conference in this series will explore how futures that grow from the past can be explored and imagined through new forms of heritag...
Thursday, 16. June 2016
18:20 - CHeriScape Conference V: Landscape in Imagination and the Virtual Future
14-16 June 2016, Newcastle, UK. The concluding conference in this series will explore how futures that grow from the past can be explored and imagined through new forms of heritag...
Tuesday, 28. June 2016
13:35 - Cities’ Identity Through Architecture and Arts (CITAA)
This Conference will discuss the examples and tendencies in dealing with urban identities as well as the transformation of cities and urban cultures mentioned in terms of their for...

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