Public Call for Submissions

To assist the Government in developing a new national heritage plan for Ireland.

  • Heritage Ireland 2030 is the Government’s commitment to a revitalised and refreshed National Heritage Plan.
  • Heritage Ireland 2030 will recognise the vital role our heritage plays in our community, our economy and our society.
  • Heritage Ireland 2030 will be a coherent, comprehensive and inspiring framework of values, principles and strategic priorities which will guide and inform the heritage sector over the next decade.
  • Heritage Ireland 2030 will enshrine the shared responsibility of people, communities, businesses and local and national Government in protecting our heritage and ensuring it is cared for into the future.
  • Heritage Ireland 2030 will help us enjoy, understand and care for our heritage.

The Consultation Paper is available in English and Irish

The Consultation Process

The consultation process will last until the end February 2019. Over coming months there will be a series of regional heritage workshops organised by heritage partners across the county, offering opportunities for voices to be heard.

 How to make a submission:

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Written submissions can be made in English or in Irish and should ideally not exceed 1,000 words. Written submissions must be accompanied by a completed Submission Cover Sheet

Written submissions can be sent via email to heritageireland2030@chg.gov.ie  or posted to the address below:

Heritage Ireland 2030
Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
Custom House
Dublin 1
D01 W6XO

Submissions will be accepted until the end February 2019.


Publication of Submissions and Confidentiality:

The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht may publish on the Department’s website submissions received that it considers appropriate for publication.  The Department retains sole discretion in this regard.

Where appropriate, these submissions may be shared with relevant Government Departments and other stakeholders to promote an integrated approach to the development of the new National Heritage Plan.

If you do not consent to your submission being shared with relevant Government Departments and other stakeholders, please can you confirm this by ticking the appropriate box on the attached submission cover sheet, which must accompany each submission.

Accordingly, if you would like your submission to be treated as confidential by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, please can you reference this in your submission and further confirm this by ticking the appropriate box on your submission cover sheet.

All submissions will be converted to PDF files for publishing.

The names of interested parties who make submissions will be published unless you ask us not to publish your name.  If it is the case that you do not want your name to be published, please can you note this in your submission and tick the appropriate box on the submission cover sheet.  For submissions made by or on behalf of organisations, only the name of the organisation will be published.  No contact details will be published.

The views expressed in the submissions are the views of the author and should not be interpreted as reflecting the views of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.  The publication of submissions on the Department’s website does not imply that the Department endorses their content.  The Department accepts no legal liability arising from any views expressed in these submissions.

By sending a submission, the authors agree to these conditions.


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