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Our maritime heritage has cultural, physical and ecological dimensions. It embraces the legacies of past generations their traditions and natural features of both coastal and offshore environments.

Marine News

Welcome to the Marine News section where you can find all the latest news about Marine from The Heritage Council and other organisations. Click on the news articles below for more information.

Coastwatch: The Highlights and Lowlights of their 2013 Autumn Survey

On the first week of December, Coastwatch launched the 'hightlights and lowlights' results of their annual autumn Coastwatch Survey.

The Heritage Council Opens its Grant Programme 2014

The Heritage Council intends to allocate €700,000 to its Heritage Management Scheme in to support projects that apply good heritage practice to the management of places, collections or objects (including buildings).

The Heritage Council launches Heritage Maps

Heritage Maps brings together heritage data from government departments, state agencies and local authorities to produce our wide range of data sets, many of which have never been shown publicly before!

New Heritage Course by Loophead Tourism Network

Loophead Tourism network have developed a training course which will enable participants to identify and utilise the heritage resources of their local area in the development of sustainable tourism products.

New Report on the Onshore Windfarm Sector in Ireland produced by The Heritage Council

The Heritage Council as a national statutory body seeks to ensure that the development of the renewable energy sector in Ireland can be carried out in harmony with our unique and world-renowned national heritage.

New Heritage Guide for Waterford’s Historic Coast

Historic Waterford –The Coast is a new Heritage Tourism Guide on the archaeology and built heritage of the Waterford Coastline from Cheekpoint to the Blackwater Estuary.

Public Consultation on Renewable Energy Begins

Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Mr Pat Rabbitte, T.D. announces the commencement of the first phase of public consultation on the proposed Renewable Energy Export Policy and Development Framework.

National Heritage Week 2013 set to reach record total with 1700 events nationwide

National Heritage Week 2013 which takes place nationwide from 17th – 25th August 2013, looks set to reach a record total of 1700 events this year, the majority of which will be FREE to attend

Enjoy the outdoors responsibly, a message from Leave No Trace Ireland

Summer has arrived and as many thousands of people venture into the outdoors to enjoy our beautiful beaches, forests, parks, mountains and lakes, Leave No Trace Ireland is encouraging everyone to enjoy the outdoors responsibly.

74 International Blue Flag and 45 National Green Coast Awards announced for Ireland in 2013 with stricter bathing water quality standards

An Taisce have announced the International Blue Flag Award and the National Green Coast Award recipients for 2013.

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