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Ireland30 cultural practices given official state recognition to 'protect and preserve' for future generations

17:45  18 july  2019
17:45  18 july  2019 Source:   thejournal.ie

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The culture which we have inherited from our ancestors that is practiced up to this day and preserve for our future generations is called our cultural heritage. It is important to protect our world heritage sites because they are for everyone to see including our future generations .

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30 cultural practices given official state recognition to 'protect and preserve' for future generations © Catalyst Images stock image

THIRTY UNIQUE PRACTICES of Irish ‘living cultural heritage’ have been given official recognition by the state.

A range of activities from Irish crochet lace to the Burren Winterage festival – which celebrates the unique farming history of the region – have been given a status to protect and preserve the traditions for generations.

Other traditions listed include Boyne currach making and Snap net fishing for the cultural influence they have had on their respective areas.

Developing a National Inventory of Ireland’s Intangible Cultural Heritage is part of the Department’s work under the 2003 UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of Cultural Heritage.

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Heritage conservation is important for identifying, recording, analysing and protecting heritage and cultural resources. Conservation of her Conservation of heritage buildings is very important because it provides a sense of identity and continuity in a fast changing world for future generations .

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30 cultural practices given official state recognition to 'protect and preserve' for future generations © Shutterstock jjmtphotography Uileann piping and hurling have been inscribed in the UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage, with an application for harping to be considered at the end of the year.

Culture Minister Josepha Madigan launched the full list of practices at an event in Waterways Ireland today.

“It is wonderful to see such a variety of customs and traditions from all over the country being acknowledged here today. Each of these threads in the cultural tapestry of our lives makes us richer as individuals and as a country.”

The full list of customs and traditions recognised on the list are:

  • Uileann Piping
  • Hurling
  • Cruitireacht na hÉireann / Irish Harping
  • Winterage in the Burren
  • Limerick Lace
  • Turas Cholm Cille
  • Snap Net Fishing
  • Irish Crochet Lace
  • Cobh Carillon Playing
  • Native Irish Pedigree Dog Breeds
  • Art and Practice of Falconry
  • St Moling’s Pilgrim’s Route
  • Mountmellick Embroidery
  • Cant / Gamon, the traditional language spoken by Travellers
  • Traveller Tinsmithing
  • Sea Currach Making
  • Mummers of Fingal
  • Basketmaking
  • Letterpress Printing in Ireland
  • Floating Heritage
  • Carrickmacross Lack Making
  • Marcanna na Talaimh
  • Dry Stone Construction
  • Irish Traditional Music
  • Traditional Farming and Sheepdog Training
  • Irish Draught Horse Breeding
  • Boyne Currach Making
  • Loy Digging
  • Holy Wells in County Clare
  • Mid Kerry Biddy
30 cultural practices given official state recognition to 'protect and preserve' for future generations © Shutterstock jjmtphotography Hurling is one of the traditions included on the list.

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