first_img Twitter Homepage BannerNews 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Google+ Google+ Pinterest Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebook The Heritage Council has issued a call for communities to nominate the forgotten and lonely monuments in their community, that are desperately in need of care and attention, under the Adopt a Monument Scheme.The Council is looking for four monuments to join the scheme for 2017.Aimed at empowering communities to become actively involved in the conservation and interpretation of their local archaeological and heritage sites, the Heritage Council is looking for four monuments to join the scheme for 2017.The Adopt a Monument Scheme offers communities expertise, mentoring and support to help them to care for their local heritage.According to the Heritage Council, the scheme has the potential to ensure on-going maintenance and care, and greater protection.Doon Fort, an archaeological monument on an island in Loughadoon near Ardara, was one of the six heritage sites selected to participate in the scheme last year.The Heritage Council say while spaces are limited this year, they want to hear from groups who would like to play a leading role in conserving a local monument that they feel passionate about.Advice on applications to the scheme is available from the County Donegal Heritage Office, Donegal County Council or by e-mail at [email protected] closing date for applications is Sunday, February 19, 2017.center_img Pinterest WhatsApp Previous articlePublic consultation begins next week for development of Malin HeadNext articleFears initiatives within the county may have suffered as a result of money spent on treating Japanese Knotweed admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp By admin – February 11, 2017 Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Adopt a Monument Scheme open for nominations 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Twitterlast_img read more