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 approves over €138k in funding for local and regional museums
Doneraile Court opens to the public for the first time in 50 years
Minister Madigan approves over €127,500 in funding for cross-border cultural projects under Cooperation with Northern Ireland Scheme 2019