Press Releases

Irish Museums Recognised for Excellence and Professionalism

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Eight museums have been awarded full accreditation and 1 museum interim accreditation under the Heritage Council's Museum Standards Programme for Ireland at an award ceremony today in Kilkenny Castle. 

New Supports for Irish Historic Towns

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The Historic Towns Initiative (HTI) 2018 is a joint undertaking by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and the Heritage Council which aims to support heritage-led regeneration in our historic towns.

New Website launched for our Heritage in Schools Scheme

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We've just launched a great new website for our Heritage in Schools Scheme. As well as operating the online booking system for scheme. Schools can access a range of classroom resources which teach children how to build a giant nest, create a butterfly garden or make their own family tree, for example.