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.
Find or identify heritage sites and explore heritage data sets anywhere in Ireland.
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.
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.
HeritageMaps.ie is a continuously-updated, accessible and easy-to-use discovery tool that is invaluable for academic, recreational, local and scientific research.
A ‘pilot’ National Town Centre Health Check Training Programme in conjunction with 7 participating towns across the country, to help monitor and drive the development of the town centre going forward.
The IWTN supports and celebrates Irish walled towns through strategic input and funding of conservation, training and promotional programmes.