In 2015, the Heritage Council offered grant assistance to the value of €547,000 to 197 fantastic heritage projects around the country. We've highlighted just 10 of those projects below to give you a flavour of the diverse...
The County Meath Heritage Forum, facilitated by the Heritage Office of Meath County Council, is preparing its second Heritage Plan for the county and is looking for your views.
Are you part of a conservation organisation, public agency, land-stewardship organisation, outdoors association, research centre, school, or youth association?
Donegal's new County Heritage Plan is currently being prepared. Anyone with an interest in the heritage of County Donegal is invited to make a submission.
REPS 4 farmers are invited to make applications for a grant for the conservation and repair of their traditional farm buildings.
At a briefing day today for members of the Oireachtas, the Heritage Council will outline the impact of deep budget cuts on the heritage sector and made a call for increased state investment in heritage.
Enter the Art Competition for primary and post-primary schools students to win a place in the chamber at the 2013 winter solstice at Newgrange on December 21st.
Get involved and promote Heritage Week in your County by becoming a County Ambassador.
The Dalkey Island Conservation Plan is out for consultation at present until 6 August 2013.
The Beara-Breifne Way project is the largest community based project undertaken in the country, involving twelve local walking trails in ten counties and four provinces.
Papers given by Alison Harvey at The Irish Landscape Institute National Conference and Lecture Series 2012.
The Joint Heritage European Programme (JHEP) has launched a Joint Research Call for Cultural Heritage Research. The Heritage Council, in partnership with the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, has allocated...
The Seventh LIFE+ call for proposals was published on 19 February, 2013, with up to €278 million available for co-financing of projects.
Over the past weekend many of us were saddened to learn of the death of Dr Billy Colfer. Billy was a member of the Heritage Council from 2005 — 2010.
A great new website has been set up at www.podcasts.ie which delivers high-quality, free audio content from Irish writers of poetry, prose and song as well as radio documentaries and story telling about Irish culture, heritage...
This report presents the findings of the Co. Louth Visitor Survey 2012 conducted between June and August 2012. By far the most popular reason for visiting the county was to visit Heritage Sites at 18%.
The competition invited amateur photographers, of all ages, to go out and try to 'capture' and explain their ‘moment’ in the wonderful diversity of the Irish countryside.
The new iPhone app has details of more than 400 walking and cycling trails around Ireland, and will make it much easier for everyone to get out and enjoy one of Ireland’s many recreational trails.
The Fulbright Commission of Ireland is seeking expressions of interest from Irish institutions to bring a Fulbright Specialist to their institution for two to six weeks.
The Heritage Council, in partnership with the Dept. of Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht, has allocated €100,000 towards this call for cultural heritage research projects.
This is a pre-call announcement. The 2.3 year contract will be based in Dublin and will form part of larger study (IdealHNV, funded by DAFM through the RSF) looking at the distribution of High Nature Value farmland habitats in...
Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, has today proposed six new marine sites for designation as Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) to protect marine habitats and species listed on the 1992 EU...
The recent annual survey of the Boleybrack Red Grouse Project counted at least 85 grouse on Boleybrack Mountain this autumn. This compares to only three calling Red Grouse males encountered when the project first started in 2007....
The Heritage Council is extremely concerned by the discovery of Ash Die Back Disease - 'Chalara fraxinea' in Ireland and welcomes efforts made to minimise the risk of further imports of infected ash products by the Dept. of...
The websites highlight national monuments & heritage buildings that are open to the public but are not so well known. They are also intended to encourage tourists to visit locations that might not otherwise be on their...
To celebrate '2012: International Year of the Rural Landscape' ICOMOS Ireland invites you to submit a photograph of an Irish rural scene. 1st Prize €400!
International Scientific Colloquium to take place in Dresden, Germany on 22-23 March 2013.
A chance for your town, community, or local area to show and share your best motorways.
UCD School of Architecture is pleased to offer a scholarship to fund full-time doctoral research in the area of Urban Resilience and Sustainability.
Something in the human psyche makes people enjoy being in historic environments.
New Burren 'movement' leads the way.
Economic and social benefits of heritage and culture can only be realised with astute management.
Council publishes blueprint to involve local communities in landscape management.
Everyone who has an interest in the ongoing management, planning and conservation of the Irish Landscape is encouraged to read the report and comment on it.
The Heritage Council and eight partner institutes have won the Irish Landscape Institute (ILI) 'President’s Award' 2009 for the design and delivery of their All-Island, Multi-disciplinary Introduction to Landscape Character...
Late in 2006, an advertising hoarding appeared in Clondalkin, on the main access road to Dublin from the south, with the above inscription.
Heritage Council calls on Government to introduce new way of working with Landscape Ireland Act.
Presentation by Michael D. Starrett, Chief Executive of the Heritage Council at the National Association of AONBs Conference University of Ulster, Coleraine on the 6th July 2009
Michael Starrett CEO The Heritage Council makes an appeal to protect Ireland’s unique landscapes, in a real and tangible way, before it is too late.
Irish Independent Special Supplement, Wednesday, May 17, 2006.
Presentation by Dr Tom O’Dwyer, Chairperson, An Chomairle Oidreachta, Wednesday 14th December 2005 at 6.00 p.m. in the Royal Irish Academy