Historic Environment Viewer application

Historic Environment Viewer Screen Shot

The Historic Environment Viewer is a new free-to-use digital service provided by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage. It has been developed to enhance the user’s experience by facilitating access the databases of the National Monuments Service Sites and Monuments Record (SMR) and the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage (NIAH) in a seamless one-stop point of access for both data resources. The viewer is capable of being accessed on the majority of browsers and platforms, including smart phones.

Launch Historic Environment Viewer application


Please read the following information links to get more information on the datasets included in the Historic Environment Viewer, their legal significance and how to query them in the Viewer application:

Archaeological Survey of Ireland

National Inventory of Architectural Heritage

How to use the Historic Environment Viewer


Terms and Conditions of Use

Please note that the following copyright and attribution statement applies when using the Viewer applications and any of the dataset downloads.  Users will be requested to accept these Terms and Conditions on the launch of the application:

Copyright Government of Ireland. The content of this application is owned and operated by National Monuments Service, Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage. This copyright material is licensed for re-use under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.

The permission to reproduce Government copyright material does not extend to any material on this site which may be the property of a third party. Authorization to reproduce such material (e.g., OSi mapping) must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned. Basemaps used in this site are copyright Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSI-NMS-014) and DigitalGlobe, Inc. All Rights Reserved.