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The heritage of County Clare

The heritage of County Clare provides us with clues to our past and how our society and environment has evolved over time. It creates a sense of place and culture and strengthens County Clare’s unique identity. It is important in itself as a finite resource that cannot be replaced. It also plays a critical role in supporting and cultivating a vibrant community and voluntary sector, building social capital and in underpinning socio-economic development. The Clare Heritage Officer Programme is committed to ensuring that the heritage of our county, is protected, enhanced and conserved for future generations.

The purpose of this website

This website provides comprehensive information about the role of Clare County Council in heritage conservation, associated legislation as well as providing up to date information about supports in place to enable community participation in the conservation of our heritage. More information about local research and initiatives, can be seen on the Clare heritage website

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