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Welcome

Welcome to the Spring 2017 issue of Heritage Ireland, a collaboration between the Office of Public Works and the Department of Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht, bringing you news and features on Ireland’s wonderful heritage sites and cultural institutions. Spring is in the air and preparations are underway across all of our attractions as we ready ourselves for another exciting season. We hope you enjoy learning about our past through the wonderful historic sites all over the country and the many events hosted at those sites. We are waiting to welcome you!

Main image: Emo Court, located near

the village of Emo in County Laois, is a

large neo-classical mansion, formal and

symmetrical in its design.

It was designed by the architect James

Gandon in 1790 for John Dawson, the

Please visit our websites at www.heritageireland.ie and www.ahg.gov.ie for more information about our heritage sites and cultural institutions. Don’t forget that you can keep abreast of your favourite properties on Facebook.

first Earl of Portarlington.

© Fáilte Ireland

Cover image: Ionad Cultúrtha an

Phiarsaigh, Conamara –

Pearse Cultural Centre, Rosmuc, Connemara, County Galway.

© Seán Ó Mainnín

www.heritageireland.ie

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Heritage Ireland Issue 5 Spring 2017  

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