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NEWS

Museums Recognised for High Standards of Management, Care of Collections and Visitor Services

Seven of Ireland’s museums were today recognised for high standards of management, care of collections and visitor services, by the Heritage Council under its Museum Standards Programme for Ireland (MSPI).

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EVENTS

Stories Well Told- Interpreting Archaeological and Cultural Heritage Resources.

26th-28th August, Kilkenny-This workshop brings together leading experts in heritage interpretation to discuss key messages, audience engagement, interpretative media, tourism, the role of new technologies and international best...

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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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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. July 2015
11:33 - Irish Geneaology Summer School
Cork 28th June-5th July This genealogy summer school offers a complete course in the latest Irish genealogy research, as one would expect from a summer school held in UCC.
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Thursday, 02. July 2015
10:08 - Magna Carta and the Making of a Metropolis
2nd July, Dublin A half-day symposium to mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta and the Fee-Farm charter.
11:33 - Irish Geneaology Summer School
Cork 28th June-5th July This genealogy summer school offers a complete course in the latest Irish genealogy research, as one would expect from a summer school held in UCC.
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Friday, 03. July 2015
11:33 - Irish Geneaology Summer School
Cork 28th June-5th July This genealogy summer school offers a complete course in the latest Irish genealogy research, as one would expect from a summer school held in UCC.
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
16:55 - Dungarvan 1215
3rd & 4th July, Waterford- Celebrate 800 years of history in Dungarvan on as Dungarvan 1215 - a programme of culture and heritage events marks the granting of a charter to the...
Saturday, 04. July 2015
11:33 - Irish Geneaology Summer School
Cork 28th June-5th July This genealogy summer school offers a complete course in the latest Irish genealogy research, as one would expect from a summer school held in UCC.
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
16:55 - Dungarvan 1215
3rd & 4th July, Waterford- Celebrate 800 years of history in Dungarvan on as Dungarvan 1215 - a programme of culture and heritage events marks the granting of a charter to the...
Sunday, 05. July 2015
11:33 - Irish Geneaology Summer School
Cork 28th June-5th July This genealogy summer school offers a complete course in the latest Irish genealogy research, as one would expect from a summer school held in UCC.
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Monday, 06. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Tuesday, 07. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Wednesday, 08. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Thursday, 09. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Friday, 10. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Saturday, 11. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Sunday, 12. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Monday, 13. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Tuesday, 14. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Wednesday, 15. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Thursday, 16. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Friday, 17. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Saturday, 18. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Sunday, 19. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Monday, 20. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Tuesday, 21. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Wednesday, 22. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Thursday, 23. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Friday, 24. July 2015
10:33 - Day of Archaeology
24th July, online at www.dayofarchaeology.com Find out what archaeologists really do as archaeologists worldwide demonstrate their work.
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Saturday, 25. July 2015
11:57 - Modern Builds Traditional Skills
25-26 July, Tipperary- A weekend of practical workshops and open discussionworkshops based around natural and traditionalmortars and their application and use in todays modern bu...
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Sunday, 26. July 2015
11:57 - Modern Builds Traditional Skills
25-26 July, Tipperary- A weekend of practical workshops and open discussionworkshops based around natural and traditionalmortars and their application and use in todays modern bu...
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Monday, 27. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Tuesday, 28. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Wednesday, 29. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Thursday, 30. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...
Friday, 31. July 2015
15:15 - Seamus Heaney: The Hedge School of Glanmore
18th April-30th August, Wicklow- Inaugural exhibition celebrating the poet’s unique association with Glanmore as home, retreat and place of inspiration and highlights the influence...

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