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Sceilg Mhichíl Draft Management Plan 2020 – 2030 and Environmental Report Public Consultation

Posted on 2 November 2020
Mr Malcom Noonan, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage has prepared the draft Sceilg Mhichíl Management Plan 2020 – 2030 for public consultation. In accordance with Article 9(1) of the European Communities (Environmental Assessment of Certain Plans and Programmes) Regulations 2004, Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) has been carried
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Call for Applications to Ireland’s Tentative List of Properties for Potential Future Nomination

Posted on 14 January 2019
In January 2019, the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht opened applications for Ireland’s Tentative List of properties for potential future nomination to the World Heritage List 2020-2030. The National Monuments Service (NMS) of the Department oversees the process of Tentative List application and assessment. We are seeking applications from Local Authorities, State Bodies,
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Public Consultation Process on Sceilg Mhichíl Management Plan

Posted on 24 December 2018
A consultation period on a new 10-year Management Plan for the World Heritage Site of Sceilg Mhichíl is now open. The new 10 year Management Plan 2019-2029 will replace the current Plan dating from 2008, which has focused on protecting and preserving the outstanding universal value of the site while allowing it to be accessible to local communities and visitors to experience and enjoy its

Archaeological Discoveries at the Brú na Bóinne World Heritage Property

Posted on 12 July 2018
  The recent discovery of a large henge-like enclosure within the Brú na Bóinne UNESCO World Heritage Property at Newgrange has attracted worldwide interest: it is a remarkable discovery within an already phenomenally rich archaeological landscape. The henge discovered by Boyne Valley researchers and photographers Anthony Murphy and Ken Williams is a large ceremonial enclosure, which
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