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  • Ireland’s Ancient East Storytelling Interpretation 2017

    The art of storytelling is one way to make Ireland’s Ancient East an engaging, enjoyable and accessible cultural holiday experience. We connect with vistors by sharing the human story behind our great heritage, bringing stories to life in order to develop great visitor experiences.

    Read the toolkit, guidelines and previously funded projects to help find your voice and connect with your audience. The following projects have been funded under this scheme:

    Project
    Grantee
    Grant
    Medieval Mile Museum - The Bones of Them, Kilkenny
    Medieval Mile Museum 
        €89,900 
    The Bishops Palace Museum, Waterford 
    Waterford County Council 
      €200,000 
    Patrick Kavanagh Visitor Centre Experience, Monaghan
    Monaghan County Council 
      €198,600 
    Kildare Town Heritage Centre, Kildare
    Kildare Town Heritage Centre 
      €156,750 
    Tayto Park, Meath
    Tayto Park 
      €187,000 
    Clonmel Flights of Discovery, Tipperary 
    Tipperary County Museum 
      €200,000 
    Wicklow Historic Gaol, Wicklow
    Wicklow Historic Gaol 
      €200,000 
    Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens, Waterford
    Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens 
        €73,200 
    Fota House Interpretation Project, Cork
    Irish Heritage Trust 
        €34,700 
    Belvedere House, Westmeath
    Westmeath County Council 
      €197,752 
    Maria Edgeworth Centre, Longford 
    Edgeworthstown District & Development Centre 
        €67,000 
    Birr Castle, Offaly 
    Birr Castle Gardens & Science Centre 
        €48,400 
    Old Cork Waterworks Experience, Cork
    Old Cork Waterworks 
        €45,000 
    The Lismore Story, Waterford
    Lismore Heritage Centre 
        €75,000 
    Reimagining Ancient Cork, Cork
    Cork Public Museum 
        €30,000 
    Duckett's Grove, Carlow
    Carlow County Council 
        €48,000 
    St Mary's Collegiate Church, Cork
    St Mary's Collegiate Church 
      €186,000 
    Completing the Visitor Cycle, Wexford 
    Irish National Heritage Park 
        €34,988
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    Download the Ireland's Ancient East Storytelling Interpretation Toolkit.

    Toolkit [pdf, 7.2 mb]
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    Download the application guidelines for the Storytelling Interpretation Small Grants Scheme.

    Small Grants Scheme Guidelines [pdf, 3.5mb]