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Below you will find media articles, the Trust’s Strategic Plan and reports which led to the establishment of the Irish Heritage Trust.

2019

OCTOBER

RTE.ie “National Famine Museum at Strokestown Park House in Co Roscommon is facing a major revamp” Click here to read.

Roscommon People: €5m National Famine Museum to be Developed at Strokestown Park: Click here.

RTE Nationwide: Our Irish Heritage Trust volunteering programme at Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens (Cork).  Click here to watch.

SEPTEMBER:

Irish Independent: “A great Irish castle finally opens its doors to the public”. Click here to read the article.

JUNE
Irish Examiner: “Johnstown Castle in County Wexford is well worth checking out”. Click here

MAY
A full episode of RTE Nationwide featuring the newly opened Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum & Gardens. Click here to watch.

APRIL
Irish Independent: “Sneak preview: The fairy tale Irish castle brought back to life”. Click here to read.

2018

September 2018: The Irish Examiner : “Johnstown Castle: So Grand So Gorgeous…So Visit”. Click here to read the article.

August 2018: The Irish Times: “Restoration Drama at Wexford’s Fairy Tale Johnstown Castle” Click here to read.

2017

March 2017: The Irish Examiner “Fota House is Singing Itself Back to Life Again”. Click here to read the article.

25th May 2017: The Irish Times: National Famine Walk: ‘Remember your soul and your liberty’. Click here to read.

31st May 2017: RTE News Six-One:  National Famine Walk from Strokestown to Dublin. Click here to watch.

2016-17

The Irish Heritage Trust is featured in the Irish Arts Review Winter Edition 2016-17:  “Engaging with communities and unlocking the unique story of the properties within its care lies at the heart of the Irish Heritage Trust’s ten-year history”. Click here to read the article

2014

An Island Rescue” –  Country Life Magazine reports on how The Irish Heritage Trust restored Fota House in a way that augurs well for the Future. Click Here to read the article.

2013

Click here to read the Irish Heritage Trust’s Strategic Plan 2013-2023.

2004

Indecon Report: “Examination of the Issue of Trust-type Organisations to Manage Heritage Properties in Ireland”. Click here to read.

2003

A Future for Irish Historic Houses — A Study of Fifty Houses by Dr Terence Dooley which led to the establishment of the Irish Heritage Trust.