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Ireland Built Heritage Supports Economy

Hoare Abbey

Hoare Abbey

Ireland’s built heritage supports over 30,000 jobs and contributes in excess of €1 billion to the economy, according to research launched by the Heritage Council. The research which examines the economic and employment contribution Ireland’s heritage sector is making to the Irish economy was commissioned by the Heritage Council and launched today at a Heritage Innovation Conference in Dublin. [Read more…]

National Heritage Week 2011

Heritage Park For the next nine days over 370,000 people are expected to take part in National Heritage Week, which runs until the 28th August. This year the week has hit a new record with over 1400 events due to take place nationwide. The majority of events are FREE to attend and the message from the Heritage Council, coordinators of the week, is to get out and experience the heritage on your doorstep. [Read more…]