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Days and knights of fun at Loughrea’s medieval festival this month

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From August 28 to 30 all eyes will be on the medieval town of Loughrea as it hosts a spectacular weekend of events at the town's second annual medieval festival.

Six community heritage projects get funding boost

Six groups in Mayo have secured funding for heritage projects in their areas, under a national community grant scheme by the Heritage Council.

Funding for Westmeath heritage projects

The Heritage Council has announced funding for a number of heritage projects in County Westmeath under its 2015 community-based Heritage Grants Scheme.

Mulranny awarded silver at Irish Responsible Tourism awards

The winners of the 2015 Irish Responsible Tourism Awards were announced last week at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin. Mulranny received a silver award in the ‘Best Destination for Responsible Tourism” category.

heritage grants application open

The Heritage Council has announced that €600,000 will be allocated to heritage projects under its 2015 Community-based Heritage Grants Scheme. The grants will aid in the continuing conservation and development of Irish heritage through the support of local community-based groups.

World War One battlefield in miniature wins national award

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A Ballina exhibition, which recreated a World War One battle scene in miniature, has been named the most innovative event during National Heritage Week 2014.

High Court injunction sought to stop water extraction in Connemara

A High Court injunction is being sought by Friends of the Irish Environment to force the cessation of water extraction from a lough in Connemara.

National Heritage Week 2014 is coming to Westmeath

National Heritage Week 2014 is coming to Westmeath this summer from August 23-31. Coordinated by the Heritage Council, over 1,500 events are scheduled to take place during the week nationwide, the majority of which will be free to attend.

Biodiversity gathering in Rinville Park

A celebratory gathering to promote Biodiversity Day will take place in Galway on Sunday May 25 from 2pm to 5pm.

Lack of heritage officer a concern for local historian

The lack of a heritage officer in Westmeath is a regrettable loss to the county, says a prominent local historian.

 

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