• The Heritage Council (HC) invites tenders for a review of existing research
and relevant publications, particularly in an Irish context, around contact with the
outdoors and natural heritage for children aged 5-12. This will include an analysis
of trends, benefits, barriers and possible solutions. This will include:
o identification of gaps in research that would improve our understand of the
impacts and changes in children’s relationship with the outdoors.
o formulation of specific recommendations for additional research and a range
of measures that could support children’s engagement with the outdoors and