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Programme of conservation works completed on Athlone Town Wall

A programme of conservation works has been completed on the Athlone Town Wall, the local authority confirmed this week.

Architecture at the Edge’ Festival programme announced’

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The thematic for this year’s iteration of the festival will be related to 'Alternative Futures'. AATE will invite audiences to reflect on propositions/ opportunities for change and intervention in a world of uncertainty.

National Heritage Week a resounding success at Athlone Castle

Athlone Castle delivered a diverse programme of engaging and educational events and activities for National Heritage Week which commenced on Saturday, August 14 and concluded on Sunday, August 22.

Conservation work begins on Annie Woods Collection at Galway City Museum

Galway City Museum has recently received funding from the Heritage Council to undertake conservation work on a Victorian wedding collection. The Annie Woods Collection was kindly donated to the museum in 2019 by a granddaughter of the original owner, Annie Shorten (nee Woods).

Survey of thatched buildings within County Westmeath

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Thatched buildings, once typical in Ireland, are now a rare sight.

Galway City Museum receives ‘excellence’ award in post-COVID tourism boost

Galway City Museum has received a special accolade under the prestigious Museum Standards Programme for Ireland (MSPI), coordinated by The Heritage Council.

Local Green Party Councillor formally welcomes two new heritage initiatives

Local Green Party Councillor for Athlone-Moate Municipal District, Cllr Louise Heavin, has welcomed two new heritage initiatives - a survey of barn owls and a survey of thatched buildings across Westmeath, both of which were discussed at the most recent local authority heritage forum meeting.

Glasson heritage group making a positive wave around Lough Ree

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An awareness of the untold story of the heritage of Lough Ree encouraged members of the local community to establish the Glasson Lough Ree Heritage Group.

Athenry and Loughrea’s mediaeval heritage to benefit from funding

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Athenry’s mediaeval walls and heritage are set to benefit from Government funding, as is the mediaeval heritage of Loughrea.

Moate Museum and Historical Society awarded Heritage Council grant

Moate Museum and Historical Society clg have been awarded a grant for the purchase of archival boxing for vulnerable documents and textiles by The Heritage Council.

 

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