Press Releases

Nine Heritage Projects recognised under Heritage Council’s Heritage Awards

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The Heritage Council’s Heritage Awards Ceremony recognises the fantastic work of the heritage community in Ireland and showcases the best of National Heritage Week. 

Heritage Council announce details of 2017 Grants Schemes

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The Heritage Council has today announced the details of its 2017 Heritage Grants Schemes under which €800k in funding will be available for projects nationwide. 

Forgotten Archaeological Monuments Wanted

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Heritage Council launches 2017 Adopt a Monument Scheme.

The Heritage Council has today issued a call for communities to nominate the forgotten and lonely monuments in their community that are desperately in need of care and attention under the 2017 Adopt a Monument Scheme. 

Minister Humphreys welcomes launch of Heritage Council map viewer -

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Explore Ireland’s heritage on your phone or tablet for free., provides free web access to information on the built, cultural and natural heritage around Ireland and off shore.