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Ballina to benefit from Historic Towns funding

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Ballina is one of six towns nationally to have been selected for funding under the Historic Towns Initiative.

Mayo ‘heritage hero’ acknowledged at National Heritage Awards

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The  dedication of Mayo person, Anne-Julie Lafaye, to the preservation and promotion of the county’s heritage, was recognised at the National Heritage Awards 2018 and closing ceremony for the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018.

'Nimmo’s Pier is one of life’s treasures; you can see so many different species of bird'

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Most people are content to get by with one trade or profession, but Tom Cuffe’s CV has a whole medley of colourful and intriguing jobs including photographing birds, devising his own pieces of modular origami, and exploring family history.

Cannon urges East Galway’s community groups to ‘Adopt a

An East Galway TD is urging the region’s community groups to apply to the Heritage Council`s ‘Adopt a Monument’ scheme.

Mayo Farm Family wins the first National Farming for Nature Award

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The Calvey Family from Keel has become the inaugural winners of the National Farming for Nature Award 2018.

Innovation and partnership conference in Mulranny - a huge success

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The Irish Uplands Forum last week hosted, to great success, its biennial conference in Mayo for the first time, with a two day event at the GN Mulranny Park Hotel.

Innovation and partnership conference in Mulranny - a huge success

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The Irish Uplands Forum last week hosted, to great success, its biennial conference in Mayo for the first time, with a two day event at the GN Mulranny Park Hotel.

Woodland coppicing, stonewalling and Culture Night in Merlin Woods

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.

'We want to highlight the incredible richness of the city and its hinterland'

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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 turns ten and it has cake

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.

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