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Announcing the Appointment of the Heritage Council's New Chief Executive

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The Heritage Council is delighted to announce the appointment of Virginia Teehan as its new Chief Executive with effect from 1 February 2019. Ms Teehan joins the Heritage Council with a wealth of experience, having acted as Director of Cultural Projects at University College Cork, prior to which she served as Director of the Hunt Museum in Limerick. She will begin in her new role following the retirement of serving Heritage Council Chief Executive, Michael Starrett in January.

Full programme now available for 'Dig: the value of archaeology for society and the economy'

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The full conference programme with abstracts, bios and workshop descriptions is now available! 

With 24 events, spread over 5 days, 46 leading archaeologists, architects and artists will aim to answer two key questions. Firstly, in what ways does archaeology impact positively on our society and economy? And secondly, how can this be sustainably deepened? 

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