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Archaeological Heritage

Archaeological Heritage

Image of Kilcooney Portal Tomb

© Con Brogan, Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht 


Archaeology is the study of human activity and material remains of past societies. The Heritage Act (1995) identifies monuments, archaeological objects, architectural heritage, landscapes and seascapes as important components of our cultural heritage. 


National Monuments


Register of Historic Monuments


Record of Monuments and Places (RMP)


Archaeological Survey of County Donegal


Historic Towns


Reporting Unrecorded Archaeological Sites/Objects