Pastimes | Past Times

Heritage Week 2019 will take place from 17th-25th August. This year’s theme is Pastimes and Past Times. Why not take a stroll through history and explore how our free time has evolved in often fascinating ways. Our pastimes today...

Heritage Office Annual Report 2018

Kilkenny County Council Heritage Office provides a strategic heritage service including: providing advice and information on heritage issues; developing policies and priorities for the identification, protection, conservation and...

Heritage News & Events 7.2.19

Contribute to Ireland’s new heritage policy What is our heritage? Why is it important? What could be done to better protect and promote it? The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht is developing a new heritage policy...

Heritage News & Events 31.1.19

Newpark Marsh: Wildlife in the City To celebrate World Wetlands Day in Kilkenny, Birdwatch Ireland Kilkenny Branch, with support from the Heritage Office of Kilkenny County Council will lead an outing to Newpark Marsh, Kilkenny...

Heritage News & Events 25.1.19

Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme 2019 The Heritage Council’s GLAS Traditional Farm Building Grant scheme for the conservation and repair of traditional farm buildings and related structures for farmers is now open for...

Heritage News & Events 17.1.19

Newpark Marsh: Wildlife in the City To celebrate World Wetlands Day in Kilkenny, Birdwatch Ireland Kilkenny Branch, with support from the Heritage Office of Kilkenny County Council will lead an outing to Newpark Marsh, Kilkenny...

Heritage News & Events 10.1.19

Community Newsletter Issue 12 Kilkenny County Councils quarterly Community E-newsletter Issue 12 is now available with relevant Community Information on Grants, National Awards, etc. Further details National Heritage Week 2019...

Heritage News & Events 14.12.18

New National Heritage Plan – Have your say A public consultation on the development of a new national heritage plan Heritage Ireland 2030 has been announced by Minister Madigan. This plan will recognise the vital role our...

Kilkenny Field Newsletter

In 2019 Kilkenny Field Names Recording Project will be in its tenth year of existence. Since its initiation in 2010 over 125 field name survey volunteers have recorded more than 9500 field names throughout the county. To mark...

Heritage News & Events 30.11.18

Help Record Garden birds in Kilkenny BirdWatch Ireland is calling for the public’s help to keep track of our garden birds by participating in the Garden Bird Survey which starts on Monday 3rd December and ends on 28th February. ...

Heritage News & Events 22.11.18

New Cultural Strategy for Arts, Heritage and Libraries Kilkenny County Council has launched a new 5 year Cultural Strategy for Arts, Heritage and Libraries. The strategy provides a framework for the delivery of the Arts, Heritage...

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