Architectural Conservation Awareness Initiatives

Local authorities may run initiatives to raise awareness of architectural conservation.

The Heritage Office, through community engagement and management of the Architectural Conservation Grants from the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage utilises Architectural Conservation projects funded through the Heritage Plan Fund to raise awareness of practical and policy related issues relating to best practice for architectural conservation and alignment of objectives with local and national policy.


Vernacular Heritage of the Blackstairs Mountains (2022) – a research project looking at the components of vernacular architecture in three rural settlement clusters in the Blackstairs Mountains in Carlow was complimented with the a short awareness raising video with interviews of members the local community as they recount field names and personal memories of the living architectural heritage of the area - The Way They Lived: the vernacular heritage of the Blackstairs Mountains - Bing video