The Heritage Council have announced funding for 196 heritage projects across Ireland under its 2017 Community Heritage Grants Scheme.The Lands of Eogain Heritage group, based in Inishowen, Co. Donegal, have secured one of these grants.
Lands Of Eogain, Inishowen, Donegal
Lands of Eogain (LOE) is an Inishowen-wide Heritage group that aims to raise awareness and appreciation of Heritage in Inishowen by collaborating with local experts and international groups. The aims of the group are to provide training opportunities, develop and deliver projects and promote Inishowen as a significant heritage tourist destination. In relation to the application submitted to the Heritage Council, LOE members stated that;
Heritage In Inishowen
The focus of the project is to raise awareness of the unique and pivotal role of female historians and folklore archivists in the documentation of the heritage of Inishowen
We look forward to learning more about the important role women have had in our current understanding of Inishowen Heritage.