Institution Name: National Monuments Service, Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

Institute Description: Protecting, conserving and managing the Republic of Ireland's archaeological heritage through the provision of an

  • Appropriate administrative, policy and legislative framework under the National Monuments Acts.
  • Creating increased public awareness and appreciation of the value of Irelands archaeological heritage.
  • Promoting and providing information on the quality of our archaeological heritage as a support and stimulus for inward investment and cultural tourism.

    Country: Republic of Ireland

Approximate Collection Size (up to): Estimated at 50,000

Collection Scope: Aerial photographs of individual monuments or groups of monuments for record purposes.

Geographic and Time Coverage: Limited coverage with concentrations in the eastern part of the country. The collection dates from the 1980s onwards.

Media Format: Prints and some digital images.

Accessibility: Hard copy print images are stored with the individual records of the Archaeological Survey of Ireland: access to the archive is by appointment.

Address: Dept. of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, The Custom House, Dublin 1, Ireland




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