HERITAGE BODIES

  An Taisce
An Taisce - 'The Store House, or Treasury' is The National Trust For Ireland. Established in 1948, it is the most influential environmental body in Ireland.
Cavan/Monaghan Rural Development
This local development organisation has a dedicated heritage officer for the counties of Cavan and Monaghan.
Hist Irish Housese.jpg Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses & Estates
This organisation was founded in 2004 and is attached to the Department of Modern History, National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Site gives information about events and database.
  The Council of National Cultural Institutions
A statutory body established under the Heritage Fund to facilitate the pooling together of talent, experience and vision.
County Monaghan Heritage Office
A new office (since end 2004) of Monaghan County Council, charged with designing and implementing a heritage plan for the county.
  Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government
GIS heritage data for Ireland website. Includes sections on Parks & Wildlife, National Monuments, Architecture and Placenames with downloadable databases.
Heritage Council of Ireland
Established as a statutory body under the Heritage act 1995. Its role is to propose policies and priorities for the identification, protection, preservation and enhancement of national heritage.
Heritage Lottery Fund
Set up by Parliament in 1994 to give grants to a wide range of projects involving the local, regional and national heritage of the United Kingdom.
  Inventory of Heritage Organisations in Europe
This project aimed at presenting an overview of all non-governmental organisations in Europe engaged in heritage, ranging in scope from the supra-local to the whole of Europe.
  Irish Heritage Trust
Launched in 2006, the Irish Heritage Trust will acquire, through negotiation and tax incentives, historic properties, houses and gardens that will be open for everyone's enjoyment forever. Website not yet up and running.
  Irish Landmark Trust
The Irish Landmark Trust is a charitable organisation founded in 1992 that saves heritage buildings at risk of being lost through neglect or inappropriate intervention. We then give the buildings a future by letting them for self catering holidays in Ireland.
  MSc/Graduate Diploma World Heritage Management
University College Dublin. This course is intended for managers responsible for World Heritage sites and equivalent protected areas and those involved in the conservation and management of critical natural habitats worldwide.
  Ulster Local History Trust
The Ulster Local History Trust is dedicated to raising standards and promoting innovation in the voluntary local history movement within the nine counties of Ulster.

"This project has been funded by Cavan-Monaghan Rural Development Co-op under the National Rural Development Programme. Funded by the Irish Government and part-financed by the European Union under the National Development Plan 2000-2006."