National Famine Walk begins on Saturday

12 people, dressed in period costumes, will walk 155 kilometres from Strokestown to Dublin over the coming days as part of the 2017 National Famine Walk. The National Famine Walk takes place from May 27th to June 1st and aims…

Six Roscommon projects receive funding under Community Heritage Grants Scheme

The Heritage Council and the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys have today announced funding for six heritage projects in County Roscommon under its 2017 Community Heritage Grants Scheme. A total of 196 heritage projects…

“It’s in your nature” – Register your event for National Heritage Week

National Heritage Week 2017 will take place from 19th to 27th August and we’re making this the year we help more people learn about and enjoy Ireland’s nature. From town wildlife tours to foraging walks to building bee hotels, Heritage…

14 Listed Buildings in Roscommon to benefit from funding

The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced that 14 Listed Buildings in Roscommon have been allocated funding under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and Structures at Risk Fund. Overall 569 heritage projects…

€800,000 available under Heritage Council’s 2017 Heritage Grants Schemes

Picture Credit: Gary O’Neill The Heritage Council has announced the details of its 2017 Heritage Grants Schemes under which €800k in funding will be available for projects under its Community Heritage Grants Scheme and Thatch Conservation Scheme. Welcoming the announcement…

Roscommon County Council encourages applications for Heritage Funds

Roscommon County Council is encouraging local groups and individuals to apply for funding under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and Structures at Risk Fund for 2017. Both schemes are administered by the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht…

Roscommon County Council invites applications for Heritage Bursaries

Roscommon County Council is inviting applications for two Heritage Bursaries this year: the Community Heritage Bursary and the Heritage Research Bursary. The aim of the County Roscommon Heritage Plan is to create and promote an increased knowledge, awareness and appreciation…

September Meeting of St Johns Parish Heritage Group

St Johns Parish Heritage Group will hold their September meeting on Wednesday 7th September at 8pm in the Heritage Room, upstairs in St John’s Community Centre, Lecarrow.

Final day of Heritage Week Events

National Heritage Week comes to a close today but there is still lots of things for all the family to do throughout Roscommon today. Music and Song Harpist Teresa O’Donnell will perform music by Carolan, Moore, Percy French and classical…

Roscommon Heritage Week Events – Saturday 27th

National Heritage Week takes place between the 20th and 28th of August and there will be lots of things to do in Roscommon as well as nationwide. Each day, we’ll publish a list of the Heritage Week Events throughout Roscommon.…

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