The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht oversees the protection and presentation of Ireland’s heritage and cultural assets. Our goals are to promote and protect Ireland’s heritage and culture, to advance the use of the Irish language, and to support the sustainable development of the islands.
The Department funds a number of State Bodies and Agencies with responsibilities relating to various aspects of the Department’s remit and works with these bodies and agencies to ensure a co-ordinated approach to fulfilling the Department’s mandate.
The Department is also a co-sponsor of two of the six cross-border implementation bodies established under the terms of the British-Irish Agreement Act 1999.
Minister Madigan announces extended deadline for submissions on Heritage Ireland 2030
The Minister of State Seán Kyne welcomes funding for Gaeltacht proposals under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund
Over €510,000 approved by Minister of State Kyne to support the non-Gaeltacht island communities