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Friends of Merlin Woods have had a busy few weeks. For the second year running they have received funding from the Heritage Council to run workshops on Heritage Conservation and Woodland Coppicing Research Project.
Today, Thursday November 9, the Galway City Museum officially celebrates its 10th anniversary and, by any measure it has been a decade of success. Annual visitor numbers have risen from 16,000 in its first year to 216,000 last year. The museum has received TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for five years running and it meets all 34 requirements in the Heritage Council’s rigorous Museums Standards Programme.
Galway City Museum is 10 years old and proud to celebrate a decade of success since officially opening in 2007. Building on the work of the previous museum in Comerford House which opened in the 1970s, the current building was established by Galway City Council to further safeguard and promote the cultural heritage of Galway.
There is something for everyone to enjoy in Westmeath this Heritage Week from visiting historic buildings and sites normally closed to the public to getting out and learning about our bogs and eskers.
Ballybane break-in investigated
The year 2016 was a record year for Irish tourism and the Government's investment in reaching out to our Diaspora appears to be paying off.
The Michael Davitt Museum, dedicated to the founder of the Land League, and based in his home village of Straide, has been awarded Interim Accreditation in the Museum Standards Programme of Ireland (MSPI), which is run by the Heritage Council. The awards’ adjudication was announced at a ceremony in the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin this week by the chairman of the Heritage Council, Conor Newman.
The National Biodiversity Data Centre and The Heritage Council launched Ireland’s first Wildlife Weekend recently. The weekend will take place from June 9 to 12 this year, showcasing the unique wildlife and heritage of five of the country’s offshore islands including Mayo's own Clare Island. Supported by the Heritage Council and organised by the National Biodiversity Data Centre, the weekend aims to introduce people to the special world of wildlife in five unique settings: Cape Clear, Inis Mór, Clare Island, Tory Island, and Bere Island.
An exciting programme of Galway events is planned to celebrate Heritage Week which begins on Sunday.