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Documentary makers seek memories of ‘big houses’ in Westmeath

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Work is commencing on a documentary video, or series of videos, that will feature memories of life in and around ‘the big houses’ of Westmeath.

Survey of thatched buildings within County Westmeath

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

Local welcome for Merlin Castle restoration

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The Merlin Residents Association welcomes the beginning of the restoration and protection works at Merlin castle.

In search of barn owls in Mayo

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BirdWatch Ireland are undertaking a survey of Barn Owls in Mayo this summer and they are requesting the assistance of the public and landowners to report information on Barn Owls to help direct the survey efforts.

Westmeath County Council launches new documentary on burning of Moydrum

Westmeath County Council has released a mini-documentary to mark the centenary of the burning of Moydrum Castle, one of the key events of the closing stages of the Irish War of Independence in Westmeath.

Field survey of Westmeath’s vast wetlands continues to progress

Westmeath is known for its lakes, which are one of several types of wetland in the county.

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.

Kylemore Abbey launches heritage resource for primary schools

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Kylemore Abbey has launched a free schools history workbook, Imagine a Castle for primary schools. Available as a colourful bi-lingual (English and Irish) workbook or as an online flip-book with accompanying online resources, Imagine a Castle is a wonderful new history resource for 5th and 6th class primary school students launched by Kylemore ahead of re-opening this May.

Ballina biodiversity plan goes on public display 

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The elected members of Ballina Municipal District have agreed that a new Biodiversity Plan for the town will be put on public display. The members were given a presentation on the plan by Deirdre Cunningham, heritage officer for Mayo County Council, at their April meeting.

 

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