Conservation

GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme

GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme

An annual grants scheme for the conservation and repair of traditional farm buildings and related structures for farmers in the Green Low-Carbon Agri-Environment Scheme (GLAS)

Farming for Nature - Technical Group

Farming for Nature - Technical Group

The Farming for Nature Technical Group was convened by the Heritage Council as part of its ongoing High Nature Value (HNV) Farming Ireland work.

Traditional Building Skills Initiative

Traditional Building Skills Initiative

The continued existence of a built landscape is dependent on there being enough people with traditional building skills to maintain and sensitively modify this finite resource.

Irish Walled Towns Network

Irish Walled Towns Network

Formed by the Heritage Council in 2005, the role of the IWTN is to help the Walled Towns of Ireland become better places in which to live, work and visit.

Historic Towns Initiative

Historic Towns Initiative

An initiative to promote heritage-led regeneration and to improve the quality of our historic towns and villages for residents and tourists.

Adopt a Monument

Adopt a Monument

A scheme to help communities become actively involved in the conservation and interpretation of their local archaeological and cultural heritage sites.

Irish Pollinator Initiative

Irish Pollinator Initiative

Initiative to collect and disseminate data on Irish pollinators and to devise positive actions to support pollinator conservation in Ireland.

Conservation Internships

Conservation Internships

The programme is run in partnership with the Chester Beatty Library, the National Gallery of Ireland, the National Library of Ireland, The National Archives and Trinity College Dublin.

Landscape

Landscape

The Heritage Council recommends that the principles of shared ownership and shared responsibility for our landscape should be reflected in planning legislation which is both inclusive and participatory.

Mayglass Farmstead

Mayglass Farmstead

The Mayglass Farmstead is an exemplar and rare survivor of a type of two-storied thatched rural dwelling of the Irish vernacular tradition and one of the most significant conservation projects ever carried out by The Heritage Council.