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#Department of Culture

# department-of-culture - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Man fined €500 for illegally hunting hares in Wexford reserve

The man was fined at a hearing at Wexford District Court on 30 September.

# department-of-culture - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Man convicted and fined for chopping down hedges during bird nesting season

The case was taken by the National Parks and Wildlife Service.

# department-of-culture - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

New historical birth, marriage and death registers available online for public to access

These records hold the births for 1917 and 1918, marriages from 1864 to 1869, 1942 and 1943 and deaths for 1967 and 1968.

# department-of-culture - Monday 8 April, 2019

50 students from Deis schools to be offered scholarships to attend the Gaeltacht

This is the first time such a scheme will be made available to students in Deis secondary schools.

# department-of-culture - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

New river rules seek to protect native Irish crayfish from plague-carrying alien invaders

Irish crayfish have been heavily impacted by plague in recent years.

# department-of-culture - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Major redevelopment of the Abbey Theatre a step closer as it awaits government green light

The Abbey Theatre’s long hoped-for redevelopment is awaiting final approval from the government.

# department-of-culture - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

'Crayfish plague' may be to blame as large numbers of the crustacean die in Westmeath

Over the past number of years, many Irish crayfish has been impacted by the crayfish plague.

# department-of-culture - Friday 19 January, 2018

Ancient human remains found in Mayo date back over 5,000 years

A local hillwalker made the discovery in a cave-like chamber on Ben Gorm Mountain.

# department-of-culture - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Half a million books to be moved and €10m spent to preserve National Library collections National Refurb This post contains videos

Half a million books to be moved and €10m spent to preserve National Library collections

Current storage conditions put some collections at fire risk.