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
Up the Town

Up the Town

Built/Urban Heritage & Archaeology /

An introduction to some of our cultural jewels

Despite the uniqueness of many individual Irish towns, they still manage to share a range of common components that include: a formal street layout, public spaces, street scapes, and landscaping. It is, however, the manner in which these components are arranged that the uniqueness of individual towns emerges. 

  • Published by: The Heritage Council
Regenerating Ireland’s historic towns and villages

Regenerating Ireland’s historic towns and villages

Built/Urban Heritage & Archaeology /

Over the past ten years the heritage council has sought via the Irish Walled Towns Network, community-led village design statements, the heritage officer network and the pilot historic towns initiative to empower the residents of ireland’s town and villages through knowledge and modest financial support. 

  • Published by: The Heritage Council
  • Author(s): Irish Walled Towns Network
Irish Towns Research

Irish Towns Research

market research Built/Urban Heritage & Archaeology /

This report, commissioned by The Heritage Council and researched by Ignite Research provides a snapshot of what people think about Irish towns and what people expect from the areas they wish to live in.