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2023 – New Year, New Opportunities!

We were lucky to work on some wonderful projects in 2022 – thanks again to all of our customers and collaborators! There are a number of current and upcoming opportunities for museums, heritage organisations, and community groups to apply for funding for new projects in 2023. Scéal Heritage Consultancy would be delighted to work with…

“Leitrim Women Through Time” – A New Rural Women’s History Project

Scéal Heritage Consultancy and the North Leitrim Women’s Centre are delighted to announce the launch of “Leitrim Women Through Time: 1850 – 1950”, a new travelling museum exhibition telling stories of everyday Leitrim women from the past. The exhibition will be officially launched on Friday 4th November at 7.30pm in the Glens Centre, Manorhamilton, Co.…

Children’s Heritage Workshops in August!

We’re running a number of free and inclusive children’s workshops in the month of August in Galway, Laois, Sligo, and Roscommon! We’re part of the Summer Stars programme for Galway Public Libraries, with free children’s workshops in prehistoric pottery making at 11.30am & 1.30pm in Moylough Library on Thursday 4th August, and at 10.30am &…

Heritage Week 2020

Artefact Biography: A hoard of stone axes and a possible axe pendant from Runnacocka, County Roscommon

Held by the National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology, the original museum record for these artefacts, numbered 1998:5 – 8, reads: “Hoard of four polished stone axes found in the bog at Td. Runnacocka, Co. Roscommon”. The record documents a collection of four deliberately deposited small axeheads made from shale, sandstone and limestone, which are likely…

Fr. Frank Browne SJ and his Titanic legacy

On the date of the 109th anniversary of the tragic sinking of the Titanic, we remember the importance of the Titanic photographs taken by Fr. Frank Browne SJ. Fr. Francis (Frank) Browne was an Irish Jesuit priest who over his lifetime developed an incredible talent for photography, capturing images of Ireland and the world during…


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