A Guide to World Heritage Nomination - World Heritage Advice Series No. 1

Posted on 1 December 2023

‘A Guide to World Heritage Nomination’ has been developed by the National Monuments Service with international best practice in mind. This guide aims to assist local authorities that are working to progress the nomination of sites on Ireland’s UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List.

The publication is the first in a new World Heritage Advice Series to assist members of the public and key stakeholders in understanding the various World Heritage processes and requirements within an Irish context.

Summary of the Attributes for Ireland’s two existing World Heritage Properties - ‘Brú na Bóinne’ and ‘Sceilg Mhichíl’

Posted on 28 July 2023

This report provides the methodology for the extraction and distillation of the attributes of the World Heritage Properties of Brú na Bóinne and Sceilg Mhichíl from their Statements of Outstanding Universal Value in the context of UNESCO’s Third Cycle Periodic Reporting for Europe and North America.

World Heritage Tentative List Technical Evaluation

Posted on 25 November 2022

The World Heritage Tentative List Technical Evaluation sets out how each Tentative List application was evaluated and outlines the basis for inclusion in Ireland’s new (2022) World Heritage Tentative List.