At a briefing day today for members of the Oireachtas, the Heritage Council will outline the impact of deep budget cuts on the heritage sector and made a call for increased state investment in heritage.
Get involved and promote Heritage Week in your County by becoming a County Ambassador.
The Beara-Breifne Way project is the largest community based project undertaken in the country, involving twelve local walking trails in ten counties and four provinces.
The Joint Heritage European Programme (JHEP) has launched a Joint Research Call for Cultural Heritage Research. The Heritage Council, in partnership with the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, has allocated €100,000...
Over the past weekend many of us were saddened to learn of the death of Dr Billy Colfer. Billy was a member of the Heritage Council from 2005 – 2010.
A great new website has been set up at www.podcasts.ie which delivers high-quality, free audio content from Irish writers of poetry, prose and song as well as radio documentaries and story telling about Irish culture, heritage...
This report presents the findings of the Co. Louth Visitor Survey 2012 conducted between June and August 2012. By far the most popular reason for visiting the county was to visit Heritage Sites at 18%.
The new iPhone app has details of more than 400 walking and cycling trails around Ireland, and will make it much easier for everyone to get out and enjoy one of Ireland’s many recreational trails.
The Fulbright Commission of Ireland is seeking expressions of interest from Irish institutions to bring a Fulbright Specialist to their institution for two to six weeks.
The Heritage Council, in partnership with the Dept. of Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht, has allocated €100,000 towards this call for cultural heritage research projects.
Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, has today proposed six new marine sites for designation as Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) to protect marine habitats and species listed on the 1992 EU...
Fáilte Ireland, in association with Waterways Ireland, today welcomed over fifteen top overseas angling & cruising tour operators from Germany, France, The Netherlands & the UK to a one-day Lakelands & Inland Waterways...
A new website has been developed which has lots of useful info for a trip to the Shannon area. Info includes village guides, accomodation listings, entertainment highlights, history and heritage info and much more.
BirdWatch Ireland surveys have shown that the breeding population of one of our nation’s most iconic birds, the Eurasian Curlew, has declined severely in recent years: there are now probably fewer than 200 nesting pairs left in...
International Scientific Colloquium to take place in Dresden, Germany on 22-23 March 2013.
Help protect the Irish waterways by getting familiar with invasive species and by routinely inspecting and disinfecting equipment.
In a recent reconnoitre carried out by members of the Heritage Boat Association and the Portlaw Heritage Group, long lost structures of our boating heritage were located and identified.
On Thursday 29th April 2010, the Heritage Council hosted a seminar in Carrick on Shannon on the future of the Shannon.
Press release: Tuesday 9th March 2010
Information source on abandoned or little-used commercial Irish waterways.
Searchable online database of the key points and recommendations from the Corridor Studies.
Study to identify best practice in developing the recreational use of towpaths.