The Laois Heritage Officer is responsible for conservation, promoting awareness and collecting data on the built, natural and cultural heritage of Laois. The guiding strategy for the work of the Heritage Office is the Laois Heritage and Biodiversity Strategy 2021 – 2026.
We aim to promote pride in the heritage of Laois, and to increase awareness, appreciation and enjoyment of all aspects of the County’s heritage. Click on the links below for details of plans, programmes and projects in support of this aim.
- Climate Change and Heritage
- Conservation projects
- Cultural Heritage
- Exploring Laois
- Funding for Heritage Projects
- History of Laois
- Laois Heritage Plans
- News and Events
Heritage Week 2023 in Laois
Heritage Week 2023 takes place from 12th – 20th August, and there is a wide variety of events happening in Laois, which explore and celebrate the county’s built, natural, and cultural heritage.
For more information click here
Heritage Projects 2022
Heritage Projects 2021
Details of 2021 projects under the Laois Heritage and Biodiversity Strategy here.
So what does a Heritage Officer do anyway?
Click here to download information on the Heritage Officers of Ireland.