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.

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GAA Museum, Croke Park, Dublin

Exploring Museum Collections Nationwide

June Nationwide- Lecture series to explore a diverse range of collections open to the public in Ireland. All the collections have achieved Full Accreditation in the Heritage Council’s Museum Standards Programme for Ireland.

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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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Monday, 01. June 2015
12:38 - National Biodiversity Week
22nd May-1st June, nationwide- National Biodiversity Week is all about connecting people with nature. It’s about communicating the importance of biodiversity and motivating people ...
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...
18:19 - Townley Hall Open Day
Celebrating the architectural and social history surrounding Townley Hall and the work of its architect, Francis Johnston (1760-1829).
Tuesday, 02. June 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, 03. June 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, 04. June 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, 05. June 2015
11:50 - Trinity Zoological Museum
The interactive exhibition is great for visitors of all ages and we also offer free lunchtime animal talks every Wednesday at 13.10.
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, 06. June 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, 07. June 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, 08. June 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, 09. June 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, 10. June 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, 11. June 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, 12. June 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, 13. June 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, 14. June 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, 15. June 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, 16. June 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, 17. June 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, 18. June 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...
15:44 - Modern Wife, Modern Life
2 July-30 August- Modern Wife, Modern Life is an exhibition exploring the ‘ideal wife’ turned ‘modern wife’ in 1960s Ireland as seen through the pages of women’s magazines. Curated...
Friday, 19. June 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, 20. June 2015
01:00 - 4th Annual Doolin Heritage Weekend
20th & 21st June, Co Clare- A weekend to celebrate the archaeology, historical traditions and heritage of Doolin.
12:34 - Spring and Early Summer Events on the Great Southern Trail
The Great Southern Trail (GST) is a unique 85km stretch of countryside in West Limerick/North Kerry. It is the route taken by the Limerick - Tralee railway line, which opened in 18...
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, 21. June 2015
01:00 - 4th Annual Doolin Heritage Weekend
20th & 21st June, Co Clare- A weekend to celebrate the archaeology, historical traditions and heritage of Doolin.
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, 22. June 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, 23. June 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, 24. June 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, 25. June 2015
14:45 - Conservation Without Frontiers: Historic Buildings of Armagh & Monaghan in Context
25th-27th June, Armagh & Monaghan- A three day cross border summer school to explore discuss and debate issues relating to our shared Irish heritage.
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, 26. June 2015
14:45 - Conservation Without Frontiers: Historic Buildings of Armagh & Monaghan in Context
25th-27th June, Armagh & Monaghan- A three day cross border summer school to explore discuss and debate issues relating to our shared Irish heritage.
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, 27. June 2015
14:45 - Conservation Without Frontiers: Historic Buildings of Armagh & Monaghan in Context
25th-27th June, Armagh & Monaghan- A three day cross border summer school to explore discuss and debate issues relating to our shared Irish heritage.
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, 28. June 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, 29. June 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...
Tuesday, 30. June 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...

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