Preserve our Built Heritage

The Project

The Buildings at Risk Register is an unfunded project by An Taisce – the National Trust for Ireland supported and maintained by its voluntary members. The Buildings at Risk Register was put in place in response to a concern at the growing number of structures that are vacant and falling into a state of disrepair. The Register provides information on structures of architectural, historical, archaeological, artistic, cultural, scientific, social or technical interest throughout the country that are considered to be at risk.

24th September 2020
21st September 2020
29th August 2020

Mayo Council Council is commended for taking on the Moore Hall Estate near Ballinrobe as a heritage attraction and public and tourist amenity following decades of neglect by Coillte.

23rd August 2020

A look back at a recent positive heritage outcome at Thomas Street in Dublin's Liberties.

21st August 2020

Desmond Guinness, who died on 20th August 2020, is to be remembered as having made the single greatest contribution of any individual to saving Ireland’s architectural heritage, from his co-founding of the Irish Georgian Society (IGS) in 1958.

18th August 2020

An Taisce has made a submission to the current Strategic Housing Development application by Derryroe Ltd. for 105 apartments and an aparthotel extension at Herbert Park and Pembroke Place, which would include demolition of No 40 Herbert Park.

No. 40 is of considerable social and historic significance as it was the home of Michael Joseph O’Rahilly - more often known as The O’Rahilly - who died in the 1916 Rising.

17th June 2020

Protecting the built heritage of Dublin in the 2020s is not for the faint-hearted, with frantic levels of activity and seemingly everything being done to facilitate short-term economic interests at the longterm sustainability, beauty and setting of this historic city.

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