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Implementation of the Heritage Plan 2005-2011

Implementation of the Heritage Plan 2005-2011 began in Jan 2005.

2005

Below is a list of projects that will be implemented in 2005:

1. Preparation of biodiversity guidelines for Kildare County Council

2. Resurvey of thatched cottages in County Kildare

3. Prepare an inventory of artifacts from County Kildare lodged in the National Museum

4. Audit of walking routes in County Kildare

5. Guidelines on the reuse and conservation of vernacular farm buildings

6. Study on the geology and geomorphology of County Kildare

7. Birds in the School year- Pilot project

Implementation of the County Kildare Heritage Plan 2005-2011.

The Following projects have been completed under the County Kildare Heritage Plan 2005-2011. Funding was secured from Kildare County Council, the Heritage Council. Department of Environment Heritage and Local Government, KELT, Kildare Education centre and other agencies for the completion of these actions.

Heritage Plan projects completed in 2005
  • - Survey of Thatched Cottages in County Kildare
  • - Publication: Thatched Cottages of County Kildare
  • - Study on the reuse and modification of farmhouses and associated farm buildings
  • - Geology of Kildare- Biological Guidelines for Local Authorities
  • - Birds in the School Yard with Kildare Education Centre            VIEW
  • - Graveyard Conservation Plans
  • - Graveyards Conservation Plans were completed for the following graveyards:
      • Tipper Graveyard

      • Gaganstown graveyard

      • Great Connell graveyard

Heritage Plan projects completed in 2006

  • - Printing of Farmhouse Guidelines
  • - Database of Natural Heritage databases         VIEW
  • - Hedgerow survey
  • - Audit of Museums in Kildare.          VIEW
  • - Museum Basics Course.                  VIEW
  • - Graveyard training course
  • - Graveyards Conservation Plans were completed for the following graveyards:

      • Passlands
      • Donaghcumpher
Other Heritage projects undertaken:
  • - Conservation report for Leixlip Spa with KCC Parks Dept.
  • - Biodiversity Training for KCC staff
Proposed Heritage Plan projects for 2007
  • - Heritage Seminar
  • - Habitat Mapping
  • - Paper Survey of Kildare's Industrial Heritage
  • - Hedgerow Maintanance Seminar and workshop
  • - audit of archaeological reports/studies
  • - Conserving our Built Heritage
  • - Seminar for owners of Protected Structures
  • - Biodiversity seminars and workshops
  • - Birds in the School Yards Year 3              VIEW
  • - Heritage Seminar