Natural and Built Heritage
In the interests of safeguarding cultural and built heritage over 2000 structures have been identified for their contribution to the heritage in our city and county and have been designated ‘Protected Structures’ under section 51 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (Amended).
Limerick’s heritage is one of depth and complexity, consisting of many facets within the natural and built environment, and the cultural vibrancy of the city and county.
Limerick city and county has a very rich and diverse range of natural ecosystems.
Limerick city and county is extremely rich in the quality, diversity and extent of its surviving archaeological monuments and landscapes
Limerick city and county has a rich reserve of heritage encompassing archaeology, built heritage, the natural environment and cultural heritage.
Community–led Village Design Statement (VDS) Toolkit prepared by the Heritage Council.
Limerick’s Golden Mile is a competition aimed at those living in rural County Limerick to identify interesting walks on their local roads.
Winners of the Limerick’s Heritage Art Competition for young people.
The Historic Structures Fund recognises that Ireland’s historic buildings and structures combine to provide us with a valuable and unique built environment.
The Minister for Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht has made provision for a further round of the Built Heritage Investment Scheme to assist owners and occupiers of recognised heritage buildings and structures undertake conservation works to their properties.
A new book to help communities save their Swifts has been launched by BirdWatch Ireland and Local Authority Heritage Officers, nationwide.