Heritage Council Podcast Series

Heritage Council Podcast Series

In our podcast series this year we are embracing the theme ‘inclusive heritage’. This will involve a broad overview of the multi-layered experiences which encompass Ireland’s past.

In our podcast series this year we are embracing the theme ‘inclusive heritage’. This will involve a broad overview of the multi-layered experiences which encompass Ireland’s past.

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These podcasts will also put into context how this sense of heritage is all part of our collective experience, and why so much of what went before, still resonates in the present.


Episode 3- ‘A Penny Goes A Long Way: The Changing Face of Irish Coinage’

On today’s podcast, Michael E. Kenny, chairman of the Numismatic Society of Ireland, and Michael Kenny, a retired museum curator, whose working life included twenty years at the National Museum, chart the long and varied story of money and coinage in Ireland.

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Episode 2- "Busy as a Bee - The Battle To Protect Our Pollinators"

Whether you own a flower box, or run a farm, you can play your part in protecting our bees. Currently one-third of our 98 wild bee species are threatened with extinction. In today’s podcast, project-manager Úna FitzPatrick, a Senior Ecologist in the National Biodiversity Data Centre, explains the background to what is a landmark development. We also chat to Lorcan Scott, Wildlife Officer with The Heritage Council and John Fogarty, a dairy farmer, from Tipperary.

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Episode 1- International day of women and girls in science

In this episode – to mark International Day of Women and Girls in Science – we’re speaking with Huge Tinney, whose mother Sheila was the first Irish woman to earn a PhD in mathematical science.

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A podcast series to raise awareness and understanding of key issues now confronting our historic town centres.

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