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Realising our Rural Potential: Action Plan for Rural Development

Realising our Rural Potential: Action Plan for Rural Development

The Action Plan for Rural Development was launched on Monday 23rd January 2017 by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, and the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD. The Action Plan is the first ever whole-of-government strategy aimed at delivering real change for people living and working in rural Ireland. The Plan contains 276 actions across five key pillars, all of which aim to...

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Practical Lime Training Day for Homeowners, Builders and Architects

Course title: Using Lime in Renovation with Stoneware Studios Time: 10am to 4.30pm Location: Stoneware Studios, Pillmore, Youghal, Co. Cork Cost: €70 A practical course suitable for owners, builders and architects to gain an understanding of using lime in the repair of old buildings. We will cover the traditional skills of repairing and restoring with lime mortars, renders, plasters and lime-wash. There will be practical...

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GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme – closing date for applications 18th November 2016

GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme – closing date for applications 18th November 2016

The 2017 GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Grant scheme is now open for applications.  This grant scheme is run by the Heritage Council in partnership with the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and only farmers approved in the GLAS scheme are eligible to apply. A grant award will not be for more than 75% of the cost of the works with grant amounts varying...

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Construction Safety Week, September 12th – 16th 2016

Construction Safety Week, September 12th – 16th 2016

Construction Safety Week 2016 Construction Safety Week is an initiative of the Construction Safety Partnership Advisory Committee (CSPAC). This is a grouping of all the main stakeholders in the construction sector in Ireland – Employers, Unions, State Bodies ( in conjunction with the HSA) and Professional Bodies. The collective objective is to continue to highlight the issues of health and safety in the Irish construction...

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Ireland’s Industrial Heritage: The Conservation Challenge – Seminar on 13th October 2016

Ireland’s Industrial Heritage: The Conservation Challenge – Seminar on 13th October 2016

The Industrial Heritage Association of Ireland together with ICOMOS Ireland, Dublin City Council and TICCIH present this one-day seminar on Thursday 13th October 2016. The seminar will focus on the challenges facing the heritage sector in the conservation of historic industrial sites.The primary aim of the seminar is to present a number of conservation case studies. The projects selected are of local, national and international...

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