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#Heritage

# heritage - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Dáil proposal calls for greater protection of 1916 Rising HQ
# Moore Street
# Moore Street

Dáil proposal calls for greater protection of 1916 Rising HQ

May 20th 2012, 8:31 PM 6,137 Views 102 Comments

Sinn Féin is bringing a private members’ motion calling for the protection and full preservation of the Moore Street site.

# heritage - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Great Famine victims remembered at national commemoration
# Famine Memorial
# Famine Memorial

Great Famine victims remembered at national commemoration

May 13th 2012, 3:00 PM 3,810 Views 27 Comments

Taoiseach linked Ireland’s ‘generational memory’ about Famine years to the country’s fight against root causes of hunger.

# heritage - Monday 7 May, 2012

Column: This is a unique island – and it’s time we regained our pride
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: This is a unique island – and it’s time we regained our pride

May 7th 2012, 7:30 PM 100 Views 199 Comments

Ireland has a heritage that is the envy of the world, writes Jillian Godsil. We should remember that when building our future.

# heritage - Sunday 22 April, 2012

13 words you'll never hear outside of Ireland...
# Hiberno-english
From The Daily Edge
# Hiberno-english

13 words you'll never hear outside of Ireland...

Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00 PM 139,139 Views 192 Comments

…unless they are being spoken by an Irish ex-pat, of course.

# heritage - Monday 16 April, 2012

Bad planning contributing to Irish obesity levels - An Taisce
# Bad Planning
# Bad Planning

Bad planning contributing to Irish obesity levels - An Taisce

Apr 16th 2012, 9:58 PM 8,057 Views 51 Comments

An Taisce’s comprehensive report suggests urban sprawl means more time in cars or transport – and less time physically active.

The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system
# Bad Planning
# Bad Planning

The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system

Apr 16th 2012, 10:46 AM 31,065 Views 70 Comments

An Taisce has rated planning systems in 34 city and county councils. Nine of them got an ‘F’ grade.

# heritage - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Action on planning inquiries 'could help stop another property bubble'
# Planning
# Planning

Action on planning inquiries 'could help stop another property bubble'

Apr 3rd 2012, 10:46 AM 1,895 Views 36 Comments

An Taisce said alleged irregularities at seven councils had not yet been properly investigated.

# heritage - Monday 12 March, 2012

OPW enlisting voluntary groups to develop heritage sites
# Heritage
# Heritage

OPW enlisting voluntary groups to develop heritage sites

Mar 12th 2012, 10:34 AM 3,123 Views 18 Comments

Brian Hayes said the OPW does not have the resources to exploit the historical sites’ full potential for tourists.

# heritage - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

What location is featured in the earliest depiction of an Irish city?
# Archaeology
# Archaeology

What location is featured in the earliest depiction of an Irish city?

Feb 14th 2012, 7:20 AM 6,683 Views 26 Comments

The original version of this charter (pictured) dates from 1372 – but what city does it represent, and who is pictured in it?

# heritage - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Column: Yes, centenaries are tourism gold but let's not forget our past for a quick buck
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Yes, centenaries are tourism gold but let's not forget our past for a quick buck

Jan 29th 2012, 6:00 PM 26 Views 49 Comments

Tour guide John Gibney says Ireland should recognise the events being marked over the coming years as vital parts of our heritage, and not just as opportunities for tourism.

# heritage - Thursday 15 December, 2011

National Library gets visitor boost from its online activity
# Virtual Visitors
# Virtual Visitors

National Library gets visitor boost from its online activity

Dec 15th 2011, 8:15 PM 1,942 Views 0 Comments

The Library has revolutionised its presence on digital media – and has a newfound popularity to prove it.

# heritage - Friday 11 November, 2011

Cork to get its 'own passport' under plan from FG councillor
# People's Republic
# People's Republic

Cork to get its 'own passport' under plan from FG councillor

Nov 11th 2011, 11:09 AM 4,999 Views 55 Comments

The idea has been floated by a Fine Gael councillor in Cork to celebrate the heritage of the rebel county – but the reaction from non-Corkonians has been less than positive…

# heritage - Thursday 27 October, 2011

Letter in a bottle from Titanic victim goes on display
# Titanic100
# Titanic100

Letter in a bottle from Titanic victim goes on display

Oct 27th 2011, 7:15 AM 17,385 Views 17 Comments

Jeremiah Burke wrote a goodbye note and threw it overboard in a bottle – a year after his death in the disaster, it washed up near his former home.

# heritage - Thursday 29 September, 2011

We'll always have Connemara: John Hinde Ltd facing examinership
# Postcards From The Edge
# Postcards From The Edge

We'll always have Connemara: John Hinde Ltd facing examinership

Sep 29th 2011, 8:30 PM 8,154 Views 13 Comments

The picture postcard company is in financial difficulties but its rose-tinted archive of Ireland lives on in our slideshow…

# heritage - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Ireland's historic buildings could be stripped of protection in new plan
# Heritage
# Heritage

Ireland's historic buildings could be stripped of protection in new plan

Sep 15th 2011, 11:20 AM 3,032 Views 38 Comments

There will be “nothing to stop people bulldozing” sites built in the last 300 years if the proposals are carried through, an archaeologist told TheJournal.ie.

# heritage - Monday 22 August, 2011

Over 1,400 events planned nationwide for National Heritage Week
# Heritage Week
# Heritage Week

Over 1,400 events planned nationwide for National Heritage Week

Aug 22nd 2011, 3:41 PM 375 Views 1 Comment

The nine-day festival kicked off on Saturday, with events across the country including at least 200 in Dublin alone.

# heritage - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Temple Bar "is working" says Arts Minister
# Temple Bar
# Temple Bar

Temple Bar "is working" says Arts Minister

Jul 20th 2011, 4:48 PM 646 Views 6 Comments

Jimmy Deenihan calls Dublin city area a “cultural oasis” during Absolut Fringe Festival 2011 launch.

# heritage - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Poll: Is the 'proof of Irishness' certificate worthwhile?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is the 'proof of Irishness' certificate worthwhile?

Jul 14th 2011, 10:20 AM 4,968 Views 56 Comments

The government has confirmed that a ‘Certificate of Irish Heritage’ will be available to members of the Irish diaspora from October. What do you think of the move?…

# heritage - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Ghost town: 3 unusual places you can visit for nothing today
# OPW
# OPW

Ghost town: 3 unusual places you can visit for nothing today

Jul 6th 2011, 11:09 AM 1,325 Views 4 Comments

All the OPW’s visitor sites are free to enter today. They include the usual big names – plus some altogether stranger…

# heritage - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Kids go radio gaga as they get grants to set up station
# Arts
# Arts

Kids go radio gaga as they get grants to set up station

May 24th 2011, 5:48 PM 669 Views 0 Comments

Broadcasting Authority of Ireland divvies up almost €800k of grants to radio programme producers.

# heritage - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

Archaeologists find new Viking site in Temple Bar
# Viking Dublin
# Viking Dublin

Archaeologists find new Viking site in Temple Bar

May 4th 2011, 3:08 PM 5,850 Views 2 Comments

More evidence of Dublin’s original inhabitants turns up at building site in Meeting House Square.

# heritage - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Demolition work begins on landmark building on Dublin's High Street
# Heritage
# Heritage

Demolition work begins on landmark building on Dublin's High Street

Feb 23rd 2011, 9:54 AM 2,862 Views 0 Comments

The address was home to Murphy’s Pram and Nursery store but safety concerns have led to demolition beginning.

# heritage - Wednesday 10 November, 2010

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