Heritage of County Laois
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Laois Heritage Office aims to bring Heritage to the heart of life in Laois.
We aim to promote pride in the heritage of Laois, and to increase awareness, appreciation and enjoyment of all aspects of the County's heritage. This is achieved through:
- Carrying out surveys, research and conservation projects under the Laois Heritage Plan
- Helping communities and individuals to plan and carry out heritage projects
- Raising awareness of the heritage of the County, through
Heritage includes ...
- Biodiversity (Flora, fauna and wildlife habitats)
- Landscapes and seascapes
- Heritage parks and gardens
- Inland waterways, such as the Grand Canal, rivers and lakes.
For regular news features and updates check out Laois Heritage Forum on Facebook or Twitter @LaoisHeritage
The Heritage Council part-funds the network of 28 City/County Heritage Officers in Local Authorities across the country. The Heritage Council’s vision is that the value of our heritage is enjoyed, managed and protected for the vital contribution that it makes to our identity, well-being and future. For more information on the work of the Heritage Council, please visit www.heritagecouncil.ie