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Lime Kiln, Tully, County Donegal

 

Study of Lime Kilns in County Donegal - now underway

As part of the implementation of the County Donegal Heritage Plan, Donegal County Council in association with The Heritage Council has commissioned a study of lime kilns in County Donegal and would like your help.  Read more . . . 

 

Farmyard at Treantagh House, St. Johnston

GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme

Applications are invited to the Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme administered by The Heritage Council by the closing date of Friday, November 24.  Read more . . . 

 

Hedgerow Habitat

Heritage & Habitat Teachers' Guide - now available

The County Donegal Heritage Office in association with the Donegal Education Centre has launched the 'Heritage & Habitat in Your Community' Teachers' Guide by Billy Flynn & Éanna Ní Lamhna.  Read more . . .

Shore Front, Buncrana

'Tidy Towns' Local Authority Pollinator Award

Buncrana Tidy Towns has won the regional 'Tidy Towns' Local Authority Pollinator Award for the North West & West Region in the Large Town Category.  Read more . . . 

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Culture & Creativity Plan for County Donegal

The Donegal County Council Culture Team would like to hear your suggestions for actions in the five-year Culture & Creativity Plan for County Donegal before Monday, October 9. Read more . . .

 

County Donegal in 1916 (Education Pack Cover)

'County Donegal in 1916' Heritage Education Pack

The 'County Donegal in 1916: From the Edge' History & Heritage Education Pack produced by Donegal County Council's Cultural Services has been nominated for a Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Award. Read more . . . 

 

 Vernacular Cottage, Malin, County Donegal

 

'In Search of the Donegal Vernacular Cottage' Exhibition

The 'In Search of the Donegal Vernacular Cottage' Exhibition runs in the County Museum, High Road, Letterkenny until Saturday, September 2.  Read more . . . 

Seán Ó hEochaidh

Audit of Donegal's Oral History Recordings Launched

The County Donegal Heritage Office in association with The Heritage Council launched the Audit of Oral History Recordings for County Donegal on Friday, May 26.  Read more . . . 

Sean Ó hEochaidh Collection, UCD

 

Oral History Training Workshop

The County Donegal Heritage Office in association with The Heritage Council held a free one-day Oral History Training Workshop recently that was fully booked.  If you are interested in participating in a future workshop, please let us know.  Read more . . .  

 

 John Barr, Buncrana

 

Conserving County Donegal's Traditional Shopfronts

The County Donegal Heritage Office in association with The Heritage Council has commissioned a guidance document on County Donegal's Traditional shopfronts and vernacular signage.  Read more . . .

 

 Lawrence's Letterkenny

County Donegal Heritage Office: Annual Report 2016

Take a look back at a year in the life of the County Donegal Heritage Office.  Read the County Donegal Heritage Office Annual Report (2016)   

 

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HERICOAST Project

HERICOAST is a European cooperation project (worth €1.7 million) that aims to improve the management of coastal natural and cultural heritage policies.  Read more . . .

 

Material Culture of Donegal Suitcase Front Cover

 

 

 

 

'Material Culture of Donegal Communities Abroad'

Free Booklet

The County Donegal Heritage Office & the County Donegal Heritage Forum in partnership with The Heritage Council launched the 'Material Culture of Donegal Communities Abroad' booklet at the Donegal-Irish Diaspora Conference at the Letterkenny Institute of Technology in May 2016.  Read more . . .

 

 County Donegal in 1916 (Cover)

'County Donegal in 1916: From the Edge'

History & Heritage Education Pack

The Donegal County Archives, Donegal County Museum, County Donegal Heritage Office and the Donegal County Library Service have produced a free 'County Donegal in 1916' History & Heritage Education Pack.  Read more . . .   

 

 Termon Historic Graveyard

County Donegal Heritage Office Annual Report (2015)

If you'd like to find out more about the work of the County Donegal Heritage Office, check the County Donegal Heritage Office Annual Report 2015 

 

 Field Guide Cover

 

Free Dry-Stone Walls Field Guide

'A Field Guide to the Dry-Stone Walls of County Donegal' by Patrick McAfee is available free-of-charge from the County Donegal Heritage Office.  Read more . . .

 

   
   
   

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