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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
Heritage Gardens and Parks
Heritage Objects
Inland Waterways
Wildlife Habitats


Heritage Contact Details

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