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16 May 2022

Heritage grant funding awarded to projects in Carlow

Heritage grant funding awarded to projects in Carlow

Heritage grant funding awarded to projects in Carlow

Funding of €222,065 in Heritage Council grants have been awarded to local areas in Carlow and Kilkenny.

Welcoming the news, Fianna Fáil TD for Carlow Jennifer Murnane O’Connor commented:

“There are 15 heritage projects in the local area which will benefit from this grant funding in 2022. The Heritage Council has made, and will continue to make, a big impact in supporting communities and towns across Carlow and Kilkenny.

“Maintaining our local heritage is something we can all agree is vital to ensuring our communities retain their sense of identity and history. I look forward to seeing these heritage projects come to fruition in due course and I hope we will all continue to enjoy the history and wonder right here on our doorstep.”

Projects in Carlow that will benefit from the funding include: 

  • Myshall Muintir Na Tire Project: Myshall - Restoring and Rebuilding Our Heritage Amount: € 10,456 Scheme: Community Heritage Local Authority Area: Carlow County Council Reference: CH17163
  • Carlow County Council Project: A Heritage-Led Regeneration Plan application for Burrin Street, Carlow Town 2022 Amount: € 40,000 Scheme: Historic Towns Initiative Local Authority Area: Carlow County Council Reference: HT16494
  • Carlow County Council Project: County Heritage Plan 2023-28; Facilitation Amount: € 4,677 Scheme: Local Authority Heritage Plan Projects Local Authority Area: Carlow County Council Reference: C16404
  • Carlow County Council Project: Blackstairs Mountains Vernacular Heritage Project Amount: € 19,095 Scheme: Local Authority Heritage Plan Projects Local Authority Area: Carlow County Council Reference: C16579
  • Carlow County Council Project: Gordon Bennett Race- Intangible heritage Amount: € 5,250 Scheme: Local Authority Heritage Plan Projects Local Authority Area: Carlow County Council Reference: C16585
  • Carlow County Museum Project: Conservation, Relocation and Display of a 18th century endangered artefact for public display. Relocate a 1789 Wesley Methodist Chapel Plaque to Carlow County Museum, and MSPI museum Amount: € 2,129 Scheme: Heritage Stewardship Fund Local Authority Area: Carlow County Museum Reference: SF17566 

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