National Monument
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National Monument - Ireland
National Monument is located in Lough Gur.
National Monument monument was established on 1930.
Primary threats to National Monument :

National Monuments Act of 1930 is covered the list of monuments to which the Ancient Monuments Protection Act of 1882 applied. This list has since been expanded.




Historical facts of National Monument :

A National Monument in the Republic of Ireland is a monument considered by the State to be of "national importance". Such monuments are therefore preserved by the State. If the land adjoining to the monument is essential to protect it, this land may also be included. National Monuments are managed under the auspices of the National Monuments Service, part of the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government."National Monument" status is conferred under the National Monuments Acts 1930 to 2004. The original National Monuments Act of 1930 covered the list of monuments to which the Ancient Monuments Protection Act of 1882 applied. This list has since been expanded. The most recent amendment act, the National Monuments (Amendment) Act 2004, includes provisions for the partial or complete destruction of National Monuments by the government.