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Merits of developing Castlebar historic trail outlined

Castlebar’s built heritage has been neglected and a significant amount of work needs to be carried out to buildings on some of the town’s streets, according to Mayo County Council’s Heritage Officer Ms Deirdre Cunningham.

Heritage cycle in Castlebar

Smart Travel Castlebar is teaming up with Mayo County Council heritage officer to organise a heritage cycle in Castlebar on Sunday June 19.

Local heritage and the living landscape

At a recent event in the Pontoon Bridge Hotel, Councillor Michael Burke, Cathaoirleach, Mayo County Council, made presentations to nine community groups which participated in a local heritage and living landscape course, organised by Mayo County Council and North East Mayo Leader Partnership Company, and supported by the Heritage Council.

Western Family History Association to host lecture on rural archives

The Western Family History Association will host a talk on rural archives at its bi-monthly meeting in the Oranmore Lodge Hotel next Wednesday (March 9) at 8.15pm.

Mulranny design statement will enhance character of the village

The new draft design statement for Mulranny village was given a very positive welcome by the elected members of the Belmullet electoral area committee this week. Heritage officer for Mayo County Council, Deirdre Cunningham, gave the members a presentation on the draft statement telling the members that the plan was to protect and enhance the natural environment and character of the village. She also told them that there was a large amount of community involvement in the process so far, with a public workshop being held in October of last year where members of the public were asked to come in and give their views on what direction the design statement should take.

Mutton Island lighthouse to shine again as new museum

For the first time in 30 years, the Mutton Island lighthouse will shine a light onto Galway Bay, as electricity is installed in the iconic structure.

Find out about Galway’s history and heritage

The latest edition of Galway’s Heritage is out now and features a photograph of Griffin’s Bakery and some staff members in the 1920s.

Mapping the wildlife, habitats and plants of Kilkenny city

A survey of the wildlife, habitats and plants of Kilkenny City is presently being undertaken by the Heritage Office of Kilkenny County Council. Ecology consultants Atkins are employed by the County Council to undertake the survey and mapping.

Tracing the history of Galway GAA down through the years

The first phase of the County Galway GAA Digital Heritage Project, which will be launched this week, will involve presenting the history and heritage of five clubs - Kilconieron, Caltra, Tuam Stars, Annaghdown and An Spidéal as well as the history of handball and general GAA in the county in a digital format and putting it on the internet.

Local events planned for International Biodiversity Year

2010 is the International Year of Biodiversity and to mark the special occasion, Kilkenny local authorities have organised events to celebrate the important year and Kilkenny’s biodiversity.

 

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