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Sceilg Mhichíl Community Climate Vulnerability Assessment Workshop

Posted on 28 mars 2024
Sceilg Mhichíl is one of ten World Heritage Properties involved in the Preserving Legacies: A Future for our Past project, and is the only site selected in Europe. The aim of the project is to equip communities worldwide with the tools to accurately anticipate and assess worsening and future climate impacts on culture, and help them turn that scientific knowledge into action to safeguard

Sceilg Mhichíl Community Information Night

Posted on 28 mars 2024
The National Monuments Service, National Parks and Wildlife Service, and the Office of Public Works are hosting a Community Information Night on Sceilg Mhichíl World Heritage Property at the Portmagee Community Centre at 7pm on the 8 April 2024. The three state bodies will discuss their respective roles in relation to the management of the World Heritage Property and Natura 2000 Site and will be

An Introduction to World Heritage: National Capacity Building Workshop

Posted on 20 mars 2024
Dr John Knightly, NMS – The Irish World Heritage System On March 13 2024, the National Monuments Service worked in collaboration with the Office of Public Works,   ICCROM, ICOMOS Ireland, and UCD’s World Heritage Programme to deliver the first workshop of Ireland’s new World Heritage. Dr Mechtild Rossler, ICCROM – Preliminary Assessment Nicole Franceschini,

UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List Virtual Workshop – 18 and 25 June 2020

Posted on 30 juin 2020
The National Monuments Service, in partnership with ICOMOS Ireland, hosted a follow-up workshop for the stakeholders to the Irish Tentative List of World Heritage properties. The event took place over two mornings on 18 June and 25 June, 2020.  Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, the event was held online. The goal of the workshop was to deepen participants’ understanding of the World
Danielle McCormack, National Monuments Service; Rebecca Kennedy, Parks Canada; Niall Ó Donnchú, Assistant Secretary; and Michael MacDonagh, Chief Archaeologist.

UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List Workshop, Killarney, Co. Kerry – 15 February 2020

Posted on 20 février 2020
On Saturday, 15 February 2020, the National Monuments Service of the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, in conjunction with ICOMOS Ireland, held a workshop and roundtable discussion with stakeholders to Ireland’s World Heritage Tentative List. The purpose of the workshop was to raise awareness of the World Heritage Convention and to provide information and guidance in

World Heritage Seminar, Dublin Castle, September 2013

Posted on 2 octobre 2013
On 12 September 2013 in Dublin Castle, Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht hosted a one-day seminar on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List. The seminar involved representatives from local authorities and community groups and included various presentations from an international panel of experts who outlined the  procedures involved in progressing a site from the