Clare to benefit from Local Built Heritage funding increase

The Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, has launched the Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS)...

National Heritage Keepers programme open for applications

Burrenbeo Trust were recently at Oranmore Boys National School to celebrate the launch of the national Heritage Keepers programme. After a successful pilot in...

Heritage Week awards for Bogs, Boats, and Dolphins

The Heritage Council has announced the winners of this year’s Heritage Week Awards. Ninety events took place in County Clare for National Heritage Week...

Irish Seed Savers Association’s invaluable work recognised

The invaluable work a Clare-based social enterprise is doing to conserve Ireland’s plant genetic resources as well as the agricultural and social heritage associated...

Liaison needed to manage Shannon Heritage sites transfer

Independent Clare TD Michael McNamara has written to Taoiseach Micheál Martin calling for the appointment of a high-level intermediary to bring together government departments...
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See list of events showcasing Clare’s heritage

Clare County Council has announced  a wealth of events are taking place in Clare during National Heritage Week 2022, with more than 70 events registered by heritage groups throughout the county to date.

Help sought tracing Clare ancestors

Pauline Turner, who lives in Australia, is looking for help tracing her family ancestry. Pauline has carried out considerable research already but is seeking more information. Can you help?

Sustainability and biodiversity themes for Heritage Week 

Organisers in County Clare are asked to consider sustainable heritage and biodiversity when planning in-person events and digital projects for National Heritage Week 2022, which will take place throughout Clare from 13th to 21st August.