The prestigious Museum Standards Programme for Ireland (MSPI) exists to set the benchmark for achieving ‘excellence’ across the Irish museum sector. Established by The Heritage Council 16 years ago, selection under the programme is seen as a major accolade.
Episode 12- Local Authority Heritage Officer Programme
Heritage officers play a key role in promoting awareness, pride and conservation for biodiversity and heritage. Hear all about their work in today's podcast.
The Local Authority Heritage Officer Programme was started by the Heritage Council in 1999, and has been supported by them since through funding and technical support. Based all around the country, heritage officers play a key role in promoting awareness, pride and conservation for biodiversity and heritage.
Shirley Clerkin, Heritage Officer with Monaghan County Council, is a member of the Local Authority Heritage Officer Network.
In today’s podcast, Shirley explains the importance of this partnership, the work of heritage officers, the value of biodiversity and heritage for sustainable development, and what we can do to be part of the solutions for biodiversity.