Laois-HeritageAs an action of the Laois Heritage Plan 2014 – 2019, Laois Heritage Forum is reviewing its membership, with a view to convening a new Heritage Forum to implement the Heritage Plan for the County over the period 2015 – 2019. All interested groups with a county-wide or regional remit and an interest in heritage issues are encouraged to consider getting involved in the steering of actions to enhance, conserve and raise awareness of our rich built, natural and cultural heritage. Written applications are invited and should be received by the 31st October 2014. The National Heritage Act (1995) lists heritage as including: monuments, archaeological objects, heritage objects, architectural heritage, flora, fauna, wildlife habitats, landscapes, wrecks, geology, heritage gardens and parks, and inland waterways. For further information, contact Catherine Casey, Laois Heritage Officer, Laois County Council, Aras an Chontae, Portlaoise, or by email.