The Heritage Council part funds the network of 28 City/County Heritage Officers in Local Authorities across the country. The Heritage Council’s vision is that the value of our heritage is enjoyed, managed and protected for the vital contribution that it makes to our identity, well-being and future. For more information on the work of the Heritage Council, please visit www.heritagecouncil.ie
Role of Heritage Officer
The Heritage Office works under 3 Key Themes:
- Collection of Data.
- Promotion of pride.
- Co-ordination of policy and advice.
National Heritage is defined in the Heritage Act 1995 as:
- Archaeological objects
- Heritage Objects
- Architectural Heritage
- Wildlife Habitats
- Inland Waterways
- Heritage Gardens and Parks
County Roscommon Heritage Forum also considers that folklore, industrial heritage and local history are important aspects of the county's heritage.
Heritage Officer Contact Details
Heritage Officer, Roscommon County Council, Áras on Chontae, Roscommon, F42 VR98.
Telephone: 090 6637135
Fax: 090 6625599