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NEWS

The Hunt Museum receiving their Accreditation Certificate presented by Conor Newman, Chairperson of The Heritage Council

Seven Irish Museums receive recognition for high standards under the ‘Heritage Council Museum Standards Programme for Ireland’

Seven museums received recognition for high standards in the management of the museum, care of collections and visitor services under the Museum Standards Programme for Ireland (MSPI) awards ceremony held on Wednesday 2 July.

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EVENTS

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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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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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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Friday, 01. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 02. August 2014
01:00 - Lughnasa Games
2-4 August- A celebration of our unique Gaelic culture and heritage
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 03. August 2014
01:00 - Lughnasa Games
2-4 August- A celebration of our unique Gaelic culture and heritage
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 04. August 2014
01:00 - Lughnasa Games
2-4 August- A celebration of our unique Gaelic culture and heritage
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 05. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 06. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 07. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 08. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 09. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 10. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 11. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 12. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 13. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 14. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 15. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 16. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 17. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 18. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 19. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 20. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 21. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 22. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 23. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
12:46 - Meaths Many Birds Of Prey
Meaths many birds of Prey. The importance of Farming in their protection and best practice in rodent control.
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, 24. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 25. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 26. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 27. August 2014
01:00 - Kilkee -German connection
Lecture on the historic heritage of Kilkee - German connection
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 28. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 29. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 30. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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, 31. August 2014
11:21 - Wild Ireland Tour
1st-31st August, Nationwide- Join Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre on A trip around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s wildlife.
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 ...

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