Applications are now invited for the Atlantic Summer School 2014 to be held on-board the Irish National Research Vessel RV Celtic Explorer from 11th to 17th September 2014
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.
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.
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 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 €100,000...
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 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.
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...
Buncrana Lighthouse, Co. Donegal has won 1st Prize at the TidyTowns Heritage Awards 2012. A number of other Heritage Council-supported communities also won awards.
BirdWatch Ireland surveys have shown that the breeding population of one of our nation’s most iconic birds, the Eurasian Curlew, has declined severely in recent years: there are now probably fewer than 200 nesting pairs left in...
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The Government is undertaking a public consultation as part of the development of an Integrated Marine Plan for Ireland.
In a recent reconnoitre carried out by members of the Heritage Boat Association and the Portlaw Heritage Group, long lost structures of our boating heritage were located and identified.
This is a 14-stop journey along the East Pier in Dun Laoghaire, bringing you the history and heritage of a well-known landmark.