Press Releases

Heritage in LEGO Brick Competition Winners

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In the summer of 2020, The Heritage Council called on children across the country to recreate their favourite example of Irish built, natural or cultural heritage using LEGO® bricks.

Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2020

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As part of the Government’s COVID-19 July Jobs Stimulus, the Heritage Council will award €550,000 to community groups and heritage organisations under the Community Heritage Grants Scheme.

Information on Ireland’s traditional music heritage added to Heritage Maps website

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Information on Ireland’s traditional music heritage is now available on the Heritage Council’s Heritage Maps website, following a collaboration with the Irish Traditional Music Archive (ITMA).

Tipperary Towns Unique Heritage is celebrated in first-ever Heritage Action Plan 2020-2022.

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Tipperary Town Pioneers Heritage-led Regeneration: County Town’s Unique Heritage is celebrated in first-ever Heritage Action Plan 2020-2022. Tipperary Town Heritage Action Plan is the first Heritage Action Plan for a Town in Ireland