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Galway among ten counties due to appoint biodiversity officers to bolster local action for nature

Galway will soon have a new Biodiversity Officer, with Galway County Council one of ten local authorities awarded funding to appoint a national roll-out of biodiversity officers to deliver and drive local action for biodiversity.

Vast array of autumn events organised by Westmeath Heritage Office

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Westmeath Heritage Office has organised a series of FREE events during the month of October.

Positive public response to Westmeath audit of oral heritage collections

A major heritage audit, seeking to identify collections of oral history, folklore, and stories of times past, has been ongoing in Westmeath since the summer.

Tricks and treats for all the family this Halloween at Birr Castle Demesne

Birr Castle Demesne will host a wide programme of exciting activities over the Halloween break, from October 29 to November 5.

New accessible website for Galway City Museum

Galway City Museum have launched their brand new website which was supported by the Heritage Council under the Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2022 and Galway City Council. The site, designed by the Galway based company Rob & Paul Digital Design, went live this week at

Colourful and packed Loughrea Medieval Festival this weekend

Loughrea medieval festival 2022 takes place in the medieval town of Loughrea from tomorrow Friday August 26 to Sunday August 28.

A weekend of history in Cong

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Historians, academics and locals descended on Cong last weekend to attend the very first conference ever held about the abbeys of Cong and Inishmaine.

Westmeath communities to host reflective events during annual National Heritage Week

A demonstration of military history from 1690, a guided tour of the archaeology and mythology of Knockastia and a talk on the Birds of Lough Ree and the Mid-Shannon Callows - this is just a flavour of the wide-ranging events taking place across Westmeath that will allow people to get hands-on with heritage as part of National Heritage Week 2022, which starts this Saturday, August 13 and runs until Sunday, August 21.

Athlone Castle to host numerous events of interest during Heritage Week 2022

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Athlone Castle Visitor Centre will once again deliver an exciting and engaging programme of events during National Heritage Week 2022 in collaboration with a broad selection of specialist heritage experts, facilitators, artisans and historians and supported by the Heritage Council under the Irish Walled Towns Network 2022 Interpretation Fund.

Mayo gears up for Heritage Week packed full of events

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Travel back to 1798 and enjoy a weekend of living history, including a military encampment, traditional crafts and skills and traditional entertainment; go whale watching at Annagh Head, learn about the mythology of Ireland’s Old Irish Goat, a native rare breed; take a bus tour to learn about the vernacular heritage of south Mayo. These are just some of the experiences and activities you can take part in during Heritage Week in Mayo


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