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#Heritage and the Gaeltacht

# heritage-and-the-gaeltacht - 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.

# heritage-and-the-gaeltacht - 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.

# heritage-and-the-gaeltacht - Friday 9 March, 2018

'It's heartbreaking' - locals 'completely' reject latest state proposals to end Tory Island ferry impasse

“We were expecting proposals, not conditions,” says manager of the Tory Co Op Marjorie Uí Chearbhaill.

# heritage-and-the-gaeltacht - 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.

# heritage-and-the-gaeltacht - Friday 29 August, 2014

Gaeltacht Minister shows Irish classes are paying off with 'as gaeilge' radio performance

Minister of State Joe McHugh showed that his intensive summer language courses had paid off in an interview on Raidio na Gaeltachta.

# heritage-and-the-gaeltacht - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

New Censorship Board being put together...solely to deal with Alan Shatter's 'Laura'

The board have not met since June 2008 and its future is being considered by the Government.

# heritage-and-the-gaeltacht - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Free history lectures to shed light on Ireland's past

The initiative was launched by Minister Jimmy Deenihan last night.

# heritage-and-the-gaeltacht - Saturday 6 April, 2013

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Invasive species cost Ireland €261 million per year

A 2011 regulation bringing in a ban on keeping or trading the creatures is yet to be brought into effect.

# heritage-and-the-gaeltacht - Sunday 13 January, 2013

Almost €3.5m paid out for turf cutting compensation since 2011

Figures released to show that a total of 2,117 payments and 191 turf deliveries have been made to applicants.

# heritage-and-the-gaeltacht - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Ireland's historic buildings could be stripped of protection in new plan

There will be “nothing to stop people bulldozing” sites built in the last 300 years if the proposals are carried through, an archaeologist told