Heritage Maps

Heritage Maps

2010 - ongoing

Find or identify heritage sites and explore heritage data sets anywhere in Ireland.

Find or identify heritage sites and explore heritage data sets anywhere in Ireland.

Overview

Ireland’s most comprehensive heritage resource, HeritageMaps.ie enables you locate a vast range of heritage-related sites and projects.

The HeritageMaps.ie viewer provides access to national heritage data sets in map form while incorporating additional contextual data from a wide range of online sources.

It also includes datasets that are unique to this project such as soil susceptibility to coastal erosion, museums datasets and a range of thematic county heritage surveys.

View datasets and meta data

Its impressive spread of applications lets you:

  • create customised maps with cross-disciplinary views;
  • assess area and distance;
  • identify points of interest;
  • study local flora and fauna.

This project is co-ordinated by the Heritage Council, working with the Local Authority Heritage Officer network. It builds on the work carried out by the National Biodiversity Data Centre.

Benefits

HeritageMaps.ie is a continuously-updated, accessible and easy-to-use discovery tool that is invaluable for academic, recreational, local and scientific research.


Explore More Projects

Landscape

Landscape

The Heritage Council recommends that the principles of shared ownership and shared responsibility for our landscape should be reflected in planning legislation which is both inclusive and participatory.

Community-led Village Design Statements

Community-led Village Design Statements

A collaborative approach to village planning and design that gives local communities a real voice in deciding how their villages are planned and shaped for the future.

Our Role in the Planning Process

Our Role in the Planning Process

The Heritage Council provides independent advice, advocacy and programmes on a wide range of critical environmental planning matters at local county, regional, national and international level.