Heritage News and Events
Heritage Week 2018 in Co. Longford
Click here to find out more about our programme of events to celebrate Heritage in Co. Longford.
Granard Harp Festival 2018
Taking place the 31st August to the 2nd September. Click here to find out more about the Granard Harp Festival and click here to find out what is happening in 2018.
Padraic Colum Gathering 2018
Click here to find out what is happening in Co. Longford to celebrate one of Ireland's best-loved and most prolific writers of the 20th century.
Programme of lectures
2018 Local History Lectures in County 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.
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, launched at Connolly Barracks, Longford on the 28 July 2017. Click here to find out more...
Click here to follow Longford Nua on Facebook for updates and information.
Click here to follow the Longford County Council Regeneration Facebook page to find out more about regeneration projects in the county and where the information gathered by the Longford Nua app is being used.
Click here to find out more about the app developers, Space Engagers, their innovative social/community mapping projects.
Click here to use the online version of the app, see what others have written about sites in Longford town and add your own ideas. (select Longford Nua in the drop-down menu. Does not work on many versions of Internet Explorer.)
Revamped Cruachan Aí Website
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.