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The Heritage of County Cavan

Welcome to Cavan County Council Heritage Office Website.  If you have any suggestions or comments or want to have any information put on the site please email:  

as part of Heritage Week


Defining Heritage

The Heritage Act of 1995 defines heritage as including:

  • Monuments
  • Heritage objects
  • Flora
  • Wildlife habitats
  • Seascapes
  • Geology
  • Inland waterways
  • Archaeological objects
  • Architectural heritage
  • Fauna
  • Landscapes
  • Wrecks
  • Heritage gardens and parks

To these, Cavan County Heritage Office has added:

  • Folklore
  • Folk-life
  • The Irish language
  • Genealogy



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