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Please browse a selection of speeches by Heritage Council staff, Council members and Ministers associated with the Department of Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht Affairs.


Michael Starrett, Chief Executive, the Heritage Council
Ghent 1-2 July 2014
Abstract: Landscape Policy & Heritage in Ireland 
CHeriScape Conference
Download the abstract here [PDF 436KB]

Michael Starrett, Chief Executive, the Heritage Council
Croke Park, 9 May 2014
Engagement between the Higher Education & Arts Sectors
Enhancing the engagement and working relationships between the arts/cultural and higher education sectors in Ireland
Download the paper here [PDF 564KB]


Michael Starrett, Chief Executive, the Heritage Council

Opening Address: Community-Led Village Design Statement Toolkit Launch
Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny, 18th October 2012.
Download the Speech here [PDF 206KB].

Conor Newman, Chair, The Heritage Council
Opening Address at Your Place or Mine?  New initiatives engaging communities in interpreting and presenting Heritage.
RIA, Dublin, 18th April 2012.
Download the speech here [PDF 753KB].

Launch of the Heritage Council Strategic Plan 2012 — 2016
March 1st 2012, Dublin.
Minister Jimmy Deenihan TD
Download the text file here [PDF 79KB].

Download the audio file here [MP3 15MB].
Conor Newman, Chairman, Heritage Council

Download the text of the speech here [PDF 207KB].

Download the audio file here [MP3 19MB].

Conor Newman, Chair, The Heritage Council at Heritage as an Engine of Economic Growth in Mid-Sized Towns - Wood Quay, Dublin, 26th January 2012 [PDF 68KB].

A paper presented by Michael D. Starrett, CEO of the Heritage Council at the National Association of AONBs Conference University of Ulster, Coleraine on 6th July 2009.

Address by Conor Newman, Chairman of the Heritage Council at the launch for Biodiversity Day, May 22nd in the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin.

Address by Mr. Michael Kitt, T.D., Minister for State at the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government at the launch of Heritage Week 2008 in Kilkenny Castle park, Sunday the 24th of August.

Address by Mr. Conor Newman, Chairman of The Heritage Council at the launch of Heritage Week 2008 in Kilkenny Castle park, Sunday the 24th of August, 12 noon.

Address by Mr Dick Roche, T.D.,Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, at the launch of the Heritage Council’s Strategic Plan 2007-2011 in The Parade Tower, Kilkenny Castle, Thursday 19 April 2007, 12 Noon.