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Over €260,000 awarded to heritage projects across the region

Apr 3, 2022 11:04 By News Northern Sound
Over €260,000 awarded to heritage projects across the region Over €260,000 awarded to heritage projects across the region
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Heritage projects in Cavan, Longford, Leitrim and Monaghan were selected for the fund.

€260,000 has been awarded to regional heritage projects under the Historic Structure's Fund.

The total allocation, nationally, includes €4m which will be administered by the department in conjunction with the 31 Local Authorities.

In Cavan, Rath Church, Killeshandra received €35,097 while Woteraghy Mill in Ballinagh was awarded €40,000.

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In Longford, Oldtown House in Ardagh was the recipient of €25,000 while Leitrim was afforded €21,000 for Armstrong's in Bridge Street, Carrick-on-Shannon.

Meanwhile, in Monaghan, Rossmore Mausoleum and Brown's Wood, Rossmore Park received €100,000 while Monaghan Holy Trinity Church in Rockcorry was awarded €38,000.

Minister Malcolm Noonan said the funding celebrated the richness and diversity of Ireland's built heritage.

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Subsequent actions, he added, will help to deliver on the Government's commitments to build heritage under Heritage Ireland 2030 which was launched earlier this year.

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