Resources

On this page we have created links to Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht publications and statutory guidance, relevant legislation, local contacts, resources and reports which may be of assistance to you as an owner or as an agent working on a protected or any historic structure. The most important documents are the Planning and Development Act, 2000 (as amended); the Planning and Development Regulations, 2001 (as amended); and the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht’s guidance document Architectural Heritage Protection – Guidance for Planning Authorities (2011).

The NIAH Data is available in five parts – Dublin (Dublin City; Fingal; South Dublin County); Connaught; Leinster; Munster and Ulster – and is in .csv format.  The data contains all of the Ministerial Recommendations published by the NIAH indexed by Registration Number.  The data includes the Location; Classification; Rating; Description and Appraisal fields and links to the records on the NIAH website.  The Location information is also available in ITM, Latitude and Longitude and National Grid.  The NIAH Data Download will be updated as more surveys are published.

 

NIAH Survey of Dublin Data
NIAH Survey of Connacht Data
NIAH Survey of Leinster Data
NIAH Survey of Munster Data
NIAH Survey of Ulster Data

 


GIS Web Services

View the OCG Web Map Service

View the ArcGIS REST Web Service

The Irish Spatial Data Exchange Catalogue will be the main reference point for NIAH and Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht GIS dataset metadata. End users are encouraged to consult ISDE.

Download PDFs of Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht publications

 

   

Dowload PDF of properties open to the public in 2019 under Section 482 of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997

 

Section 482 Properties 2019

A resource dedicated to the conservation and study of thatched buildings in Ireland including details of thatchers and suppliers of thatching materials

 

A Report on Thatch in Ireland (2005)

Report on the Present and Future Protection of Thatched Structures in Ireland – Executive Summary

Report on the Present and Future Protection of Thatched Structures in Ireland Volume 1 – The Action Plan

Report on the Present and Future Protection of Thatched Structures in Ireland Volume 2 – Supporting Information

 

Thatchers and Thatch Suppliers in Ireland

Contact details for thatchers and Thatch Suppliers in Ireland

Thatchers (20.08.2020)

Thatch Suppliers (10.10.2012)

Traditional Building Skills Training Scheme 2014 Evaluation Report

 

Fostering Cooperation in the European Union on Skills, Training and Knowledge Transfer in Cultural Heritage Professions

Executive Summary

Report of the OMC Working Group of Member States Experts

Some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on the work of the NIAH and its implications. Please contact us if there is any question that we have not addressed.

 

Frequently Asked Questions