Options identified to support heritage sites transfer

Local Government and Heritage Minister Darragh O’Brien has said that a number of options have been identified to support the transfer of Shannon Heritage...

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...

Staff ‘let down’ by lack of progress on sites...

SIPTU members have condemned the failure of the Government to include in Budget 2023 the funding required to facilitate the transfer of tourism sites...

Pagan idol unearthed by Clare archaeological firm

Irish archaeologists have unearthed a wooden pagan idol in the west of Ireland from the pre-Christian era.

McNamara slams government’s inaction on Shannon Heritage sites

Clare Independent T.D. Michael McNamara has slammed the Government’s lack of strategic direction for Shannon Heritage.

Covid shows tourism dependent on international visitors

The decision to temporarily close Shannon Heritage visitor attractions in the Mid-West at the end of summer season clearly demonstrates COVID-19’s impact on tourism sector dependent on international visitors

Shannon Heritage’s exciting line-up for Heritage Week

Shannon Heritage will host a fantastic line-up of exciting events to take place at four of its popular visitor sites in Clare, Limerick and Galway during National Heritage Week 2019 (from 17th to 25th August).

National Tree Week at Bunratty Castle and Craggaunowen

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Craggaunowen Bronze Age Park in Co. Clare took part in the ‘Plant for our Planet’ initiative this week with tree planting ceremonies to celebrate National Tree Week. 

New educational trail at Craggaunowen

Craggaunowen – the Living Past Experience, in Kilmurry, Co. Clare has launched its new educational trail at the award winning Pre-Historic park.