Heritage at the Heart 2018-2022
Heritage at the Heart 2018-2022 was launched by The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan, T.D. detailing the Heritage Council’s new Strategic Plan.
The aim of the strategic plan is to engage with issues relevant to Ireland in 2018-2022, and to bolster the heritage sector so that it better able to deal with contemporary challenges.
Speaking about the new Strategic Plan, Minister Madigan said:
“The Heritage Council consulted widely in developing ‘Heritage at the Heart’, and the plan has been shaped and enriched by the variety of submissions received. This partnership approach is a recipe for success in bringing the economic, social and environmental benefits of caring for our heritage to old and new communities.
In keeping with the theme of partnership, my Department welcomed the Heritage Council’s contribution to ‘Heritage Ireland 2030’, and its support for the newly-launched public consultation process. It will be an ambitious and forward-looking strategy that will value and protect our built and natural heritage for future generations.