Heritage Maps

Heritage Maps

2010 - ongoing

Find or identify heritage sites and explore heritage data sets anywhere in Ireland.

Find or identify heritage sites and explore heritage data sets anywhere in Ireland.

Overview

Ireland’s most comprehensive heritage resource, HeritageMaps.ie enables you locate a vast range of heritage-related sites and projects.

The HeritageMaps.ie viewer provides access to national heritage data sets in map form while incorporating additional contextual data from a wide range of online sources.

It also includes datasets that are unique to this project such as soil susceptibility to coastal erosion, museums datasets and a range of thematic county heritage surveys.

View datasets and meta data

Its impressive spread of applications lets you:

  • create customised maps with cross-disciplinary views;
  • assess area and distance;
  • identify points of interest;
  • study local flora and fauna.

This project is co-ordinated by the Heritage Council, working with the Local Authority Heritage Officer network. It builds on the work carried out by the National Biodiversity Data Centre.

Benefits

HeritageMaps.ie is a continuously-updated, accessible and easy-to-use discovery tool that is invaluable for academic, recreational, local and scientific research.


Explore More Programmes

The Beara Breifne Way

The Beara Breifne Way

Ireland’s longest walking trail gives walkers the opportunity to immerse themselves in the great range of beautiful landscapes from the Beara Peninsula in Co. Cork to Blacklion in Co. Cavan.

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.

Coastal Heritage

Coastal Heritage

This directory contains a wealth of information for anyone interested in researching, studying or finding out more about Irish coastal geology, flora, fauna, climate, archaeology, built heritage and people.