Laois Heritage Forum


Laois Heritage Forum is a partnership body, drawn from a range of organisations with an interest in protecting and developing the heritage of County Laois, to advise on the preparation and implementation of the County Laois Heritage Plan.

The first Heritage Plan for Laois was adopted in 2002. The second plan ran from 2007 – 2013. The current (third) Heritage Plan for County Laois was adopted in January 2014 and will run until 2019

Heritage Forum Members

Heritage Forum members at the launch of the current Heritage Plan in 2014

Heritage Forum members at the launch of the current Heritage Plan in 2014

 

Current (2016) membership of the Laois Heritage Forum:

  • Cllr Willie Aird (Laois County Council)
  • Cllr. Padraig Fleming (Laois County Council)
  • Mr. John Bonham (Laois Tourism)
  • Ms. Martina Bracken (LCC Environment)
  • Mr. Gerard Buckley (Coillte)
  • Ms. Noreen Byrne (Laois Federation of Tidy Towns)
  • Ms Martina Cripps (BirdWatch Ireland Laois Branch)
  • Mr. Mick Dowling (Slieve Bloom Association)
  • Mr. Teddy Fennelly (Laois Heritage Society)
  • Mr. John Finlay (IFA)
  • Cllr Padraig Fleming (Laois County Council)
  • Ms Bernie Foran (Laois County Library Service)
  • Ms. Anne Goodwin (Laois Partnership)
  • Mr. Sean Murray (PPN: Community & Voluntary Sector)
  • Mr. Con Maloney (Teagasc)
  • Mr. Mark Mc Corry (Bord na Mona)
  • Ms. Angela McEvoy LCC Planning Section)
  • Mr. Joe Murphy (PPN: Environment Sector)
  • Mr. Michael Parsons (The Heritage Council)
  • Dr. Eoin Sullivan (Individual seconded)
  • Mr. Ricky Whelan (IWT Laois Offaly)
  • Mrs. Mary White (PPN: Social Inclusion Sector)