County & City Heritage Plans highlight the strategic importance of heritage and each plan outlines proposals for managing and promoting heritage at a county level.
County Carlow Heritage Plan 2002 - 2012
This Strategy has been prepared with the involvement of key players in the development of the county to produce an agreed shared vision for the development of County Carlow and put together goals, objectives and actions necessary to achieve this vision.
Download County Carlow Heritage Plan 2002 - 2012 [PDF 4.91MB].
County Cavan Heritage Plan 2006 - 2011
Underpinning Cavan County Heritage Plan 2006 - 2011 is the solid foundation of the guiding principle to ensure that the unique and diverse heritage of County Cavan is conserved, sustained and, above all, cherished and celebrated by the people of the county.
Download County Cavan Heritage Plan 2006 - 2011 [PDF 1.31MB]
County Clare Heritage Plan 2011 - 2017
The plan sets out three overall aims to A) Raise awareness, appreciation and enjoyment of our heritage, B) Acquire knowledge through survey and research and C) Promote best practice in heritage conservation and management. Each main aim has a number of objectives and the Plan has a total of 77 actions.
Download County Clare Heritage Plan 2011 - 2017 [PDF 12.7MB]
Cork City Heritage Plan 2007 - 2012
The overall aim of the Cork City Heritage Plan is to secure the Heritage of Cork City, to enrich the lives of its people and to ensure that the care of our Heritage; past, present and future is at the heart of the development of the City.
Download Cork City Heritage Plan 2007 - 2012 [PDF 2.97MB]
County Cork Heritage Plan 2005 - 2010
This is a five-year plan covering the administrative area of Cork Co. Council. The aim of the plan is to secure benefits for local heritage and to increase awareness, appreciation and enjoyment of this heritage by all of the people of Co. Cork.
Download County Cork Heritage Plan 2005 - 2010 [PDF 6.8MB]
County Donegal Heritage Plan 2007 - 2011 (DRAFT)
Donegal County Council is committed to "placing heritage at the heart of public life" in County Donegal as set out in the National Heritage Plan. The County Donegal Heritage Plan is a five-year strategic plan for natural, built and cultural heritage at the county level.
Download County Donegal Heritage Plan 2007 - 2011 (DRAFT) [PDF 152KB]
Dublin City Heritage Plan 2002 - 2006
The City Heritage Plan is a realistic and achievable five-year action plan dealing with citywide issues rather than local projects. It is a concerted effort to recognise problem areas for our shared heritage and, through a partnership approach, implement measures over the next five years.
Download Dublin City Heritage Plan 2002 - 2006 [PDF 4.7MB]
South Dublin County Heritage Plan 2010 - 2015
This County Heritage Plan is the product of a detailed process of public consultation and engagement with a wide range of heritage experts, community groups and individuals. This approach guarantees that the objectives and actions listed in the Plan were arrived at by a broad consensus, placing the ownership and protection of our County’s heritage resource in our own hands.
Download South Dublin County Heritage Plan 2010 - 2015 [PDF 3.8MB]
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Heritage Plan 2004 - 2008
This Heritage Plan has been produced following significant consultation with, and involvement of, interested groups and stakeholders. The Heritage Plan is the result of a partnership between DLRCC (elected representatives and officials), the County Development Board, government departments and agencies, non-governmental organisations and interested individuals.
Download Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Heritage Plan 2004 - 2008 [PDF 1.3MB]
Fingal County Heritage Plan 2011 - 2017
The new Fingal Heritage Plan has fewer objectives, which are more strategic and focused. The Plan also aims to enable the whole community to take part in the work of caring for and managing our local heritage. It will facilitate State agencies and others to work together to achieve results and it will enable and support communities to become involved in their local heritage.
Download Fingal County Heritage Plan 2011 - 2017 [PDF 1.28MB]
County Galway Heritage Plan 2009 - 2014
The Heritage of Galway County encompasses the Natural Heritage, the Built Heritage (including archaeology) and Cultural Heritage. A fundamental objective of the Heritage Plan is to increase awareness, appreciation and enjoyment of our rich heritage resource.
Download County Galway Heritage Plan 2009 - 2014 [PDF 100KB]
County Kerry Heritage & Biodiveristy Plan 2008 - 2012
The Heritage and Biodiversity Plan 2008-12 incorporates policies, aims and actions’ relating to biodiversity thus encapsulates the Local Authorities first Biodiversity Plan. Heritage and Biodiverity Plans have been devised nationally as a step in the creation of an awareness of a broad range of heritage issues and development of pro-active policies.
Download County Kerry Heritage & Biodiversity Plan 2008 - 2012 [PDF 34.7MB]
County Laois Heritage Plan 2007 - 2011
This is the second Heritage Plan for County Laois, covering the period 2007 to 2011. It aims to identify, conserve, raise awareness and promote enjoyment of all aspects of the built, natural and cultural heritage of the county.
Download County Laois Heritage Plan 2007 - 2011 [PDF 1.45MB]
County Leitrim Heritage Plan 2003 - 2008
The Leitrim Heritage Plan provides us the basis to strengthen our knowledge base, promote best practise, seek funding for and improve access and understanding of the multi-faceted heritage stock in the county. It will benefit all those with an interest, responsibility and involvement in our heritage.
Download County Leitrim Heritage Plan 2003 - 2008 [PDF 302KB]
County Longford Heritage Plan 2004 - 2009
The County Longford Heritage Plan 2004-2009 is a detailed framework that provides for partnership-based action to manage and care for our heritage over the next 5 years. It is a working document that sets out objectives and realistic, achievable actions that emerged following extensive public consultation on the heritage of Longford.
Download County Longford Heritage Plan 2004 - 2009 [PDF 183KB]
County Louth Heritage Plan 2007 - 2011
The aim of the Louth Heritage Plan is to coordinate the conservation, management and sympathetic development of the county’s heritage and to encourage community pride in, and responsibility for, the implementation of the Plan.
Download County Louth Heritage Plan 2007 - 2011 [PDF 2.4MB]
County Mayo Heritage Plan 2011 - 2016
The development and implementation of the County Mayo Heritage Plan will facilitate a greater understanding of our heritage and enable us to make the most informed decisions possible concerning the future of our shared heritage.
Download County Mayo Heritage Plan 2011 - 2016 [PDF 194KB]
County Meath Heritage Plan 2007 - 2011
This plan sets out 77 achievable and realistic actions which need to be taken to protect, manage and conserve our heritage. The Heritage Plan is an opportunity to identify heritage issues and needs at a county level, and to address them locally, within a regional and national framework.
Download County Meath Heritage Plan 2007 - 2011 [PDF 194KB]
County Monaghan Heritage Plan 2012 - 2017 (DRAFT)
By conserving our heritage and creating new heritage assets, through creative and quality architectural design, retaining and enhancing our wildlife habitats and conserving our cultural heritage, County Monaghan will continue to be a place where people will want to live and work.
Download County Monaghan Heritage Plan 2012 - 2017 (DRAFT) [PDF 599KB]
County Offaly Heritage Plan 2012 - 2016
The aim of the Offaly Heritage Forum is to work with all of us in Offaly to increase awareness and appreciation of our man-made, cultural and natural heritage, leading to actions which promote its protection, enhancement and vitality.
Download County Offaly Heritage Plan 2012 - 2016 [PDF 3.31MB]
County Roscommon Heritage Plan 2012 - 2016
The aim of the County Roscommon Heritage Plan is to create and promote an increased knowledge, awareness and appreciation of the natural, built and cultural heritage of County Roscommon, and to conserve it for future generations.
Download County Roscommon Heritage Plan 2012 - 2016 [PDF 3.47MB]
County Sligo Heritage Plan 2007 - 2011
In supporting the implementation of this plan, Sligo County Council aspires to improve the quality of life of the citizens of Sligo. We wish to promote an appreciation and understanding of heritage in the community and to provide opportunities to know, value and care for the heritage of our beautiful county.
Download County Sligo Heritage Plan 2007 - 2011 [PDF 1.74MB]
North Tipperary County Heritage Plan 2004 - 2008
The aims of the Heritage Plan are to promote appreciation and enjoyment of the built, natural and cultural heritage of North Tipperary through increased awareness and understanding. To value and enhance local distinctiveness and protect non-renewable resources, and to encourage community co-operation and responsibility.
Download North Tipperary County Heritage Plan 2004 - 2008 [PDF 177KB]
South Tipperary County Heritage Plan 2012 - 2016
The aim of this plan is to: develop and enhance awareness and appreciation of the heritage of South Tipperary through the joint participation and work of both the Heritage forum and local community; highlight and promote heritage and conservation; and through best practice protect and conserve the unique heritage that makes South Tipperary such a special place to live and that gives us our proud identity.
Download South Tipperary County Heritage Plan 2012 - 2016 [PDF 4.77MB]
County Westmeath Heritage Plan 2010 - 2015
County Westmeath’s heritage is of importance and value as it provides a unique sense of place for the county. Heritage also provides a recreational, educational and amenity resource. Protecting our heritage is an integral part of sustainable development and also brings economic benefits to the county.
Download County Westmeath Heritage Plan 2010 - 2015 [PDF 2.36MB]
County Wicklow Heritage Plan 2009 - 2014
The overall aim of the County Wicklow Heritage Plan, as set out by the Wicklow Heritage Forum, is to conserve the natural, built and cultural heritage of the county, and to increase awareness and enjoyment of it among all in Wicklow.
Download County Wicklow Heritage Plan 2009 - 2014 [PDF 1.27MB]