The Heritage Council is committed to working with individuals, heritage groups, local and national government, and other agencies and organisations, to ensure that the management of our national heritage.
The Heritage Council’s role in relation to planning is to ensure that local, county, regional, national and trans-boundary planning policies, objectives and programmes include stipulations for the proper planning, conservation and management of our national heritage. To this end, and in accordance with the provisions set out by the Heritage Act, 1995 [PDF 96KB], we provide policy advice to various levels of Government and prepare detailed submissions to Local Authorities and An Bord Pleanála in relation to planning applications which impact on heritage assets, we also provide professional planning and multi-disciplinary landscape management training.
Landscape Character Assessment: CDP Training Course This CPD course will be of value to those whose professional work impinges on the Irish landscape, including planners, landscape architects, archaeologists, ecologists, architects and engineers. The course was conferred with the Irish Landscape Institute’s President’s Award in November 2009.
The toolkit was prepared in 2012 by the Heritage Council in partnership with Dublin City Council and Meath County Council; and in collaboration with the village communities of both Sandymount, Dublin and Julianstown, Co. Meath....