Our Ancient Landscapes- Hunter Gatherers in Ireland
Built/Urban Heritage & Archaeology /
The first peoples to have left substantial evidence of their ways of life in the Irish past were the hunter-gatherers of the Mesolithic period (‘Middle Stone Age’ dating to c. 10,000 to 6,000 years ago in Ireland).
D’fhéadfaí gairdíní príobháideacha a bheith ina ngnáthóga agus ina dtearmainn le haghaidh fiadhúlra in Éirinn, fiadhúlra atá faoi an-bhrú. Tá sé d’aidhm ag an leabhrán seo eolas a thabhairt duit faoi chuid de na dóigheanna ar féidir leat cuidiú leis an bhithéagsúlacht i do ghairdín féin - is cuma beag nó mór an spás - agus is cuma cá háit a bhfuil cónaí ort.
Published by: Local Authority Heritage Officer Network- A Heritage Council Programme with Local Authorities
An Evaluation of the Local Authority Heritage Programme
In June 2020, M.CO were appointed by the Heritage Council to undertake an evaluation of the Local Authority Heritage Officer Programme. This evaluation was carried out jointly by the Heritage Council and the local government sector, represented by the County and City Management Association (CCMA).
This Ogham writing system or script was created for an early form of the Irish language. Our earliest ogham inscriptions on stone are approximately dated on linguistic grounds to between the 4th and the 7th century AD. Over 400 known examples of ogham stones and fragments of various shapes and sizes have survived, each with its own unique biography or story.