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Heritage Keepers

What is the story of your place? Are there local monuments or historic places that you would like to learn more about or visit? How was the local landscape shaped – what are the significant land features or water bodies? What kinds of plants and animals live in your place? Are there particular local customs and cultures? Where is their origin?

What is the story of your place? Are there local monuments or historic places that you would like to learn more about or visit? How was the local landscape shaped – what are the significant land features or water bodies? What kinds of plants and animals live in your place? Are there particular local customs and cultures? Where is their origin?

‘Heritage Keepers’ is a free programme for schools or communities that will enable them to work together to explore the built, natural, and cultural heritage of their local place and then plan action or actions to enhance their place. Your group or class will participate in 5 weekly workshops, each lasting approximately 2 hours. All Heritage Keepers workshops will be workshops will be held online, apart from a number of schools in The Burren which will be delivered in person.

At the end of the programme, your group or class will plan a project that promotes or preserves an aspect of your local built, cultural, or natural heritage. ​​​

The Heritage Keepers Programme is run in partnership with Burrenbeo Trust.

Information Webinar

An information webinar on the programme took place on September 28th. Watch it back below.

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