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Heritage News and Events


Padraic Colum Cruinniú, 8 & 9 September 2017

Click here to find out information on the upcoming Padraic Colum Cruinniú, with events for adults and children, to celebrate the life and works of the Longford-born poet, playwright, novellist, folklorist and lecturer.


Culture Night 2017 in Co. Longford 

Culture Night 2017 is taking place on the 22 September 2017, and a number of events have been organised to celebrate. Check out the Culture Night Longford Facebook page for more information.


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Heritage Week 2017

Click here to find out what took place in Co. Longford to celebrate National Heritage Week 19-27 August 2017. 


Longford Nua app & community mapping project launch 

An innovative new community mapping project and app to spark local engagement in the regeneration of Longford town, will be launched at Connolly Barracks, Longford at 3pm on the 28 July 2017. Click here to find out more...


Heritage Council Grants 2017

This scheme is now closed. For more information on each of these grants and to apply through the online application system, please visit the Heritage Council's Funding page


Isola Wilde Memorial - 26 February 2017

Information and images from the Edgeworthstown Literary Trail event to mark the 150th anniversary of the passing of Isola Wilde, younger sister of Oscar Wilde. 


Matt Farrell named Ireland's Heritage Hero

Matt Farrell from Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford, has been announced as Ireland's second-ever Heritage Hero, by Minister Heather Humphreys T.D. (DAHRRGA) at the National Heritage Week Awards held on the 22 February 2017. Matt has worked tirelessly to improve Edgeworthstown and to promote it's heritage and culture. Click the title above to find out more. 


Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2017

This scheme is now closed. 


Structures at Risk Fund 2017

This scheme is now closed. 


Revamped Cruachan Aí Website

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The Cruachan Aí Heritage Centre in Tulsk, Co. Roscommon, have completely revamped their website.  Information on the archaeologically-important Rathcroghan Celtic royal site as well as tours, education packages and upcoming events can be found on the user-friendly site.

Visit www.rathcroghan.ie to find out more.

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