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Heritage News and Events


Heritage Week 2018 in Co. Longford

Heritage Week 2018 logo with datesClick here to find out more about our programme of events to celebrate Heritage in Co. Longford



Success for County Longford in the Built Heritage Conservation Grants 2018 

Click here to find out about the allocations under the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht's built heritage grants 2018, including the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and Structures at Risk Fund 2018. 

Built Heritage Conservation Grants 2018 (now closed)

Click here for information on the SRF 2018 for urgent repairs to historic buildings in immediate danger of deterioration or loss. Click here for information on the BHIS 2018, for repairs and conservation works to historic buildings that are not in immediate danger of deterioration or loss.

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...

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. 

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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