Natural and Built Heritage
In the interests of safeguarding cultural and built heritage over 2000 structures have been formally identified for their contribution to the heritage of our city and county and have been designated as ‘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.
The Historic Structures Fund recognises that Ireland’s historic buildings and structures combine to provide us with a valuable and unique built environment.
Details of the 2022 Rounds of the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and the Historic Structures Fund have been announced by Mr. Malcolm Noonan, T.D., Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform.
Limerick City and County Council now proposes to add a feature to the Record of Protected Structures. This report sets out some features of significance and importance in respect of a former Order of Mercy Convent and its attendant chapel.
Details of the 2022 Round of the Community Monuments Fund were announced by Mr.