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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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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EVENTS CALENDAR

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Monday, 08. February 2016
11:51 - National Print Museum: February - July 2016 Event & Workshop Guide
The National Print Museum is delighted to announce its cultural and educational programme for the first half of 2016.
Wednesday, 10. February 2016
12:01 - ‘Advances in Technology and Analysis in Ecological Assessment’
10th – 11th February 2016, Wicklow- Chartered Institute of Ecology & Environmental Management (CIEEM) Conference
Thursday, 11. February 2016
12:01 - ‘Advances in Technology and Analysis in Ecological Assessment’
10th – 11th February 2016, Wicklow- Chartered Institute of Ecology & Environmental Management (CIEEM) Conference
Thursday, 25. February 2016
12:50 - One-day Research Seminar on Territorial Boundaries and Topographies of Power in the Celtic West
25th February, Galway-This seminar explores territorial boundaries in relation to the pre-modern concept of territory as a dynamic process between a natural place and power.

Find out about heritage events taking place all around the country.

The events section contains events calendar where you can find information on upcoming events organised by the Heritage Council and other organisations.

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