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Co. Roscommon

Welcome to 'Heritage in your Area' for County Roscommon. Please browse the links below to find recent information on News, Events, Initiatives and Publications. If you have questions, or would like to contact your county Heritage Officer, refer to the provided contact information:

Nollaig Feeney
Roscommon County Council

tel. 090 663 7100 / 090 663 7135
fax. 090 663 7108
email: nfeeney@roscommoncoco.ie


28 New Specialists Added to Our Heritage in Schools Scheme Scheme

Heritage Council Welcomes Increased Budget Funding

Heritage Council at the National Ploughing Championships

Do your bit to Save Ireland’s bees

Museums Awarded for High Standards in Collections Care and Management

Stroll through History this Heritage Week 2016

Five monuments adopted by their local community following national competition

The Heritage Council will support 70 full-time jobs this year, and operate grants scheme to support local community groups

Historic Houses Action Plan Launched

New Local Authority Museums Network Strategy Launched

“Historic streetscapes, not characterless retails parks, are the key to revitalising Ireland’s towns and villages

Native Woodland Scheme Launched

Ireland is buzzing as 68 organisations enlist to save our Bees

A proposal for regenerating Ireland’s historic towns and villages

We're off to Electric Picnic!

Call for Historic Towns Research Awards 2015

Results of Research on Heritage Awareness Released

Forum to Turbo-charge static Landscape Strategy!

Ireland Reaching Out launches new enhanced website

Our Heritage Attracts 90% of tourists

Register Your Event for Heritage Week

The Heritage Council lobbies TDs and Senators for Greater Financial Support for Local Heritage Projects

Heritage Council announces funding for 197 heritage projects nationwide

Event registration for National Heritage Week 2015 is now open!

Launch of All Island Tree Check App

Explore Ireland's Most Famous Heritage Sites in 3D

Living the Wildlife Returns to RTE on March 24th

Launch of Research on the Irish labour Market in Construction Conservation

The Irish Forum on Natural Capital (IFNC) is launched

Sign language Interpretation on tablets at OPW Heritage Sites

New Foundation Aims to Protect and Preserve Irish Folklore Heritage

Heritage Council Opens its Community Grant Scheme 2015

General Scheme of the Planning and Development (No. 2) Bill 2014 Published

Call for Expressions of Interest for the Decade of Centenaries Digital Preservation Award

EirGrid Publishes Commitment to New Consultation Process

National Heritage Week Event Award Winners 2014

Ireland’s Industrial and Design Heritage is the Theme for National Heritage Week 2015

Have your say on the times for Cutting of hedges and burning of vegetation

National Heritage Week Photo Competition Winners Announced

Join Ireland’s largest citizen science project this Winter and help map Ireland’s wildlife

Bat Conseration Ireland produces first publication on Irish Bats

National Libary to make its entire collection of Catholic Parish Microfilm Registers Available Online

Next generation must play central role in shaping future of Ireland Historic Towns

Heritage Council Seeks Sponsor for National Heritage Week

Publication of First Book of Irish Animals

Tidy Towns Awards 2014 Announced

National Heritage Week kicks off This Weekend

Call for Submissions to Support Cooperation projects on Transnational Tourism based on European cultural and industrial heritage”

Generations encouraged to explore Heritage Together during Heritage Week 2014

Call for Expressions of Interest for the Museum Standards Programme for Ireland

New Action Plan Launched for the Walled Towns of Ireland

Showcase your County’s local heritage and get involved in organising an event for National Heritage Week

Launch of ‘Karst, Turloughs and Eskers: The Geological Heritage of County Roscommon’.

The Heritage Council Opens its Grant Programme 2014

The Heritage Council launches Heritage Maps

New Initiatives Launched to Safeguard Ireland’s Unique Hedgerows

Proposals Sought for Enhancing Visitor Experiences at OPW Sites

New Report on the Onshore Windfarm Sector in Ireland produced by The Heritage Council

Public Consultation on Renewable Energy Begins

Seeking old family letters and photographs to create a new digital archive detailing ordinary life in Ireland 1916.

Heritage Award for St John's Parish Heritage Group at Tidy Towns Awards 2013

Short Course on offer at UCC for those working in the Commercial Archaeological Sector

National Heritage Week 2013 set to reach record total with 1700 events nationwide

Enjoy the outdoors responsibly, a message from Leave No Trace Ireland

Eleven of Ireland’s Museums recognised for high standards under Heritage Council’s Museum Standards Programme for Ireland

Lough Derg Heritage Trail Apps Apps, Brochures and DVDs just Launched

Secret Life of the Shannon series

74 International Blue Flag and 45 National Green Coast Awards announced for Ireland in 2013 with stricter bathing water quality standards

UCD launch Distance Learning courses on World Heritage Conservation

News in Ireland 100 Year Ago

Down Survey of Ireland Website Launched

Submissions sought for new Inland Fisheries Act

Ogham Stones in 3D

Online Event Registration- Now open for Heritage Week

3 Part TV Series on RTE- Secrets of the Irish Landscape

Heritage Council’s Irish Walled Towns Network wins prestigious European Heritage award


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