Kells Solving Our Own Problems: a two day workshop identifying issues and coming up with solutions. Summary Report

Kells Solving Our Own Problems: a two day workshop identifying issues and coming up with solutions. Summary Report

Built/Urban Heritage & Archaeology Heritage Tourism & Recreation /

This report details the findings of a participative town health check seminar held in Kells, Co. Meath. As part of the process, five expert mentors facilitated special interest groups in a two-day workshop, with the outcomes and actions realised into this document.

  • Published by: The Heritage Council, Meath County Council & Kells Local Heroes
  • Author(s): The Heritage Council
Deep Energy Renovation of Traditional Buildings

Deep Energy Renovation of Traditional Buildings

Built/Urban Heritage & Archaeology /

This report highlights the unique qualities of traditional buildings regarding their energy performance, and also the highlights the potential value in developing standards and guidance for the industry. 

  • Published by: The Heritage Council
  • Author(s): The Heritage Council
Ballybrilliant: Heritage-led Regeneration in 5 Irish Towns

Ballybrilliant: Heritage-led Regeneration in 5 Irish Towns

Built/Urban Heritage & Archaeology /

This publication features 5 Irish town -Carlingford, Westport, Tramore, Fethard and Youghal- where communities have worked to ensure that their urban centre remains vibrant but also true to its origin and identity. For these towns heritage was not a constraint but a resource used to promote and create interesting places. 

  • Published by: The Heritage Council
  • Author(s): The Heritage Council
Deep Energy Renovation of Traditional Buildings

Deep Energy Renovation of Traditional Buildings

Built/Urban Heritage & Archaeology Climate Change and Renewable Energy /

Addressing Knowledge Gaps and Skills Training in Ireland

  • Published by: The Heritage Council, ICOMOS, SEAI, Carrig Conservation International
  • Author(s): Caroline Engel Purcell
Solving Our Own Problems: Bandon

Solving Our Own Problems: Bandon

Built/Urban Heritage & Archaeology Heritage Tourism & Recreation /

A 2 day Workshop identifying Bandon's issues and coming up with solutions.

  • Published by: The Heritage Council
  • Author(s): The Heritage Council
Tralee Town Centre Health Check

Tralee Town Centre Health Check

market research Built/Urban Heritage & Archaeology Heritage Tourism & Recreation /

The Tralee Town Centre Health Check Report 2017 focuses on the survey results of a number of key indicators of the overall health of the town centre including: level of town centre activities, land use/commercial mix, pedestrian footfall patterns and business operators and shoppers’ perceptions of the quality of the environment of the historic county town. 

  • Published by: Kerry County Council and The Heritage Council
Adopt a Monument: Guidance for Community Archaeology Projects

Adopt a Monument: Guidance for Community Archaeology Projects

Built/Urban Heritage & Archaeology Education & Training /

This manual provides guidance on understanding and recording monuments, care and conservation, interpretation, communications, funding as well as health and safety. Aimed at the participants of our Adopt a Monument Programme but also communities the length and breadth of Ireland, and even internationally, who are interested in engaging in heritage projects.

  • Published by: The Heritage Council
  • Author(s): Roisin Burke, Neil Jackman and Conor Ryan, Abarta Audio Guides
Tourism for Towns

Tourism for Towns

Built/Urban Heritage & Archaeology Heritage Tourism & Recreation /

An introduction to developing a sustainable tourism sector in your historic town

  • Published by: The Heritage Council
Heritage Map

Heritage Map

Built/Urban Heritage & Archaeology Heritage Tourism & Recreation Natural Heritage & Biodiversity Museums, Archives & Cultural Heritage Underwater & Maritime Heritage Landscapes /

Find out about the online mapping discovery tool

Policy Proposals for Ireland’s Towns

Policy Proposals for Ireland’s Towns

Built/Urban Heritage & Archaeology /

“...to spell out the instrumental benefits of heritage-led urban renewal for Irish society and economic recovery.”

  • Published by: The Heritage Council