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Has your primary school signed up for the free ‘Heritage in Schools’ virtual programme?  Primary schools in County Donegal have until Wednesday, October 14th to participate in this pilot programme run by The Heritage Council in partnership with the Donegal Education Centre and the County Donegal Heritage Office, Donegal County Council. “This is an exciting
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20th Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival Commences this Weekend Over the past 20 years, the Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival – an initiative of Donegal County Council’s Culture Division – has supported artists and engaged communities throughout South and South West Donegal with the best of theatre, music of all kinds, arts for young […]
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Friday, 18th September, from 4pm ­– late Clare’s cultural community will come together on Friday, 18th September, to showcase the very best the county has to offer. This year it will be in a reimagined way, with events online allowing audiences to connect through culture. Culture Night 2020 will see a myriad of cultural events […]
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Do you know of a person or group who have worked tirelessly to protect and promote heritage in your area?  If you do, then The Heritage Council wants to hear from you.  The public are invited to nominate who they feel deserves the ‘Heritage Hero’ award by completing the short nomination form on the Heritage […]
Culture Podcasts
Marie Mannion, Heritage Officer in Galway Speaks to us about the challenges of her role as a heritage officer. During 2019, the Heritage Office of County Council continued its work to promoteawareness, knowledge and appreciation of biodiversity. The Heritage Officer works to promote interest, education, knowledge and pride in the heritage of County Galway. The […]
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Organisations must develop a cyber strategy and culture that considers the human element if they are to minimise the associated financial, legal and reputational consequences of potential security breaches, writes Sarah Hipkin of Mazars Top-level executives are fully aware of the harm cybersecurity breaches can inflict on an organisation, and that having the right
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The imposing UEFA EURO 2020 Countdown Clock on Barnardo Square in Dublin’s city centre has reached the ‘100 days to go’ milestone.  The tournament kicks off on June 12th, and will be the largest sporting event ever to come to these shores. The Dublin Arena, as the Aviva Stadium will be known during tournament time, […]
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Ireland’s biggest annual Festival reveals Five Great Days and Nights celebrating the Nation’s Treasures 13-17 March 2020, Dublin. The programme for the National St. Patrick’s Festival, 13-17 March 2020, Dublin, was unveiled today by the Deputy Lord Mayor of Dublin, Tom Brabazon. With the theme SEODA – Treasures from Ireland, the Festival will celebrate Ireland’s […]
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Donegal County Council and Fáilte Ireland are working with the local community, key agencies, business partners and stakeholders to deliver a Visitor Management Plan for Malin Head. The aim of this plan is to leverage Malin Head’s position as the most northerly signature discovery point on the Wild Atlantic Way. It will also help guide […]
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Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. John Sheehan, has welcomed the news that the city centre has successfully retained the prestigious Purple Flag award for 2020. The international accreditation, awarded by the Association of Cities and Towns Management, celebrates areas of excellence in night-time economy and requires renewal every two years. In November, independent assessors came