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Darragh O’Brien TD, Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, has recommended 1,720 structures of architectural heritage interest to the elected members of Dublin City Council for their consideration for inclusion on the Record of Protected Structures (RPS).  The recommendations, covering the north city suburbs between the Royal Canal and the border with Fingal, are

Malcolm Noonan TD, Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, has launched the Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS) and Historic Structures Fund (HSF) for 2022. The BHIS and HSF support the owners of protected structures to meet their obligations to care for their properties and, with €8million in funding across both schemes, they represent

It has been announced that 85 heritage projects are to benefit from a total of €3m under the Historic Structures Fund (HSF) 2021. In addition to supporting owners of historic structures in maintaining and safeguarding their properties, the funding will also provide a welcome boost to local construction and heritage trades by facilitating works with

It has been announced that 477 heritage projects are to benefit from a total of €3m under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS) 2021. In addition to supporting owners of historic structures in maintaining and safeguarding their properties, the funding will also provide a welcome boost to local construction and heritage trades by facilitating works

The Disaster Advice Free Online Seminar will take place on Wednesday 9th December 2020. The purpose of the seminar is to help owners of heritage and historic properties, where possible, to prevent or reduce the risk of disaster by fire, flood or vandalism, and to lessen the damage caused should disaster occur.  The seminar will

Details of the Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2021 and the Historic Structures Fund 2021 have been announced. A total of €6m is being made available with €3m allocated to the Built Heritage Investment Scheme, up 20% on 2020, and €3m allocated to the Historic Structures Fund, up over 75% on 2020. Both schemes represent a

David Winpenny, the author of Up to a Point, will deliver a webinar at 7:30pm on Thursday 26th November 2020 where he will set the pyramids of Britain and Ireland in their historical context and tell the story of the mausolea, ornaments and general pyramidal oddities that turn up in the most unexpected of places.

After almost four weeks of cleaning, conserving and painting, the Metal Man, Sligo, is once again ship-shape and Bristol fashion. The cast-iron Jack Tar, a navigation beacon located mid-channel between Rosses Point and Oyster Island, has pointed to safe passage into Sligo Harbour ever since it was first unveiled in 1821. The figure with outstretched

Ireland has a rich heritage of fanlit doorcases. Fanlights were designed and made throughout Ireland from the early eighteenth century up to the end of the nineteenth century. They are synonymous with Georgian squares and streetscapes but are also found in many towns and rural buildings. Fanlights cover a broad design spectrum, ranging from the