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Hill of Uisneach bids to become Royal Heritage Site

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The Hill of Uisneach in Loughnavalley is already deemed to be the mythological and sacred centre of Ireland, and now it’s in the running to become a United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) world heritage site.

Lake County tourism and heritage app launched

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The Lake County’s top heritage and tourist attractions will be more accessible to visitors through a brand new free app launched in Mullingar this week.

Local structures to be removed from RPS

Westmeath councillors have voted to exclude 26 structures across the county from the Record of Protected Structures (RPS).

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.

Diarmuid Gavin star attraction at Galway Garden Festival at Claregalway Castle

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What started out two years ago, as in most people's eyes, a unique opportunity to see the wonderfully-restored Claregalway castle, has turned into one of the must-attend festivals in the west and also into one of the leading horticultultural events in the country. And in ten days, the Galway Garden Festival is back for round three, and this time it is to spawn a series of events that will see the lights on at the castle for months to come. Galway has many festivals, and indeed, many festivals in July, all honed over the years into something special. But none of these made the instant impact that the Galway Garden Festival did when it was inaugurated in 2010, over two days of differing climatic conditions at the beautifully-restored Claregalway Castle.

Over 100 Athlone buildings could become protected structures

The owners of historically and architecturally significant buildings in Athlone are to be offered an opportunity to have their say on whether they want their property added to the Record of Protected Structures.

Galway Garden Festival set to rock the castle walls — again

Galway has a multiplicity of festivals, all honed over the years into something special. But none of these made the instant impact that the Galway Garden Festival did when it was inaugurated last year, over two days of differing climatic conditions at the beautifully-restored Claregalway Castle.

Galway Garden Festival set to rock the castle walls — again

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Galway has a multiplicity of festivals, all honed over the years into something special. But none of these made the instant impact that the Galway Garden Festival did when it was inaugurated last year, over two days of differing climatic conditions at the beautifully-restored Claregalway Castle.

Energy efficiency in historic houses

The Irish Georgian Society (www.igs.ie) and conservation officers from Galway and Clare county councils are partnering to deliver a seminar on energy efficiency in historic houses. This half-day seminar will be held from 1pm today (Thursday) at the Loughnane and Quinn Memorial Hall, Labane, on the Galway to Gort road.

At last a chance to storm the castle

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For years commuters on the N17 wondered if it would ever be ready, but this weekend, Claregalway Castle which has been lovingly restored will throw its gates open and invite all of us to attend what will be the first ever Galway Garden Festival.

 

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