Corporate documents

View and download our corporate documents here.

Strategic Plan

The Heritage Council's Strategic Plans build on the achievements of the Council since its establishment in 1995.

The plans, lay down the Council's corporate vision for the coming 4 years and sets out a clear path for the future work of the organisation.

Heritage Council Strategic Plan 2018-2022

Previous Heritage Council Strategic Plans

Child Protection Policy

This policy document deals with the recognition, reporting and management of child safety concerns and will assist anyone working on behalf of the Council in having due regard for the rights and interests of children.

Supplier Payment

The Heritage Council’s Policy in relation to the payment of invoices to suppliers for goods and services.

Prompt Payments Reports

Reports pursuant to Government Decision S29296 of 2 and 8 March 2011 by the Department of Arts Heritage & The Gaeltacht for The Heritage Council.

Customer Charter

The Heritage Council is committed to providing an efficient and courteous service to all our clients. Our customer charter sets out clearly the type of service you can expect from the Heritage Council. Our adherence to these standards will be monitored and we will constantly strive to improve our services over time.

FOI Publication Scheme

Section 8 of the Freedom of Information Act 2014 requires the Heritage Council to prepare and publish a publication scheme concerning the publication of information by the Council. 

Purpose of the Scheme
The scheme is designed to facilitate the provision of information to the greatest extent possible, except for information exempt under the Act. Section 8(5) of the Act requires that in preparing, reviewing and revising a publication scheme, the Council shall have regard to the public interest in:

A. Allowing public access to information held by the FOI body;
B. The publication of reasons for decisions made by the FOI body; and
C. Publishing information of relevance or interest to the general public in relation to its activities and functions generally.

Scheme Format and Access
The Heritage Council’s scheme is web based and divided into the following categories:

A. Information about the Heritage Council
B. Services Provided or to be Provided to the Public
C. Decision Making Process for Major Policy Proposals
D. Financial Information
E. Procurement
F. FOI Disclosure Log and Other Information to be Published Routinely

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Data Protection

For any issues in relation to data protection and GDPR 

Tel 056 773 4569

Access to Information on the Environment (AIE)

Access to Information on the Environment pdf 53kb