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Irish Georgian Society Conservation Grants Scheme 2016

Kildare County Council appointed a Heritage Officer in November 2002. The Heritage Officer Programme is a partnership arrangement between the Local Authority and the Heritage Council.

Some of the principal areas addressed by the Heritage Officer include:

- Promoting interest, education, knowledge and pride in Kildare's heritage
- Providing advice and information to the public and Local Authority staff
- Data collection
- Liasing with other bodies in the promotion of heritage
- Strategies, policies and projects

Heritage has been defined in the Heritage Act 1995 as including the following 13 elements:

Archaeological objects
Architectural Heritage
Fauna
Flora
Geology
Heritage Gardens and Parks
Heritage Objects
Inland Waterways
Landscapes
Monuments
Seascapes
Wildlife Habitats
Wrecks

 

Heritage Contact Details

Bridget Loughlin,
Kildare County Council,
Aras Chill Dara
Devoy Park, Naas,
Co Kildare.