• Pippa Hackett

Midlands funding for Historic Structures welcomed by Minister Pippa Hackett


Minister Pippa Hackett is delighted that Midlands’ historic structures are to receive funding for their conservation, announced today. ”My colleague, Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan, TD, has announced heritage projects under this year’s Historic Structures Fund (HSF) to a combined value of €325,590 for Counties Offaly, Laois and Westmeath. Well done to the Local Authority Heritage Teams who put a lot of work into these applications.”
“These projects not only help to conserve our built heritage but they add value to our quality of life, our tourism offering and keep traditional skills alive.”

The structures within Offaly which received funding are

  • Cloneyhurke House, Cloneyhurke, Portarlington - €38,000

  • Lowland House, Fancroft - €38,000

  • Tullamore Former Gaol, Cormac Street, Tullamore - €25,000

The structures within Laois which received funding are

  • Abbeyleix Old Church, Abbeyleix – €50,000

  • Cuffsborough House, Ballacolla -€44,590

  • Midland House, 27 Main Street, Portlaoise - €20,000

  • Old Forge, Jamestown, Ballybrittas - €10,000

The structure within Westmeath which received funding is

  • Belvedere House, Mullingar - €100,000

Further information on supports to Architectural and Built Heritage are available here:

and https://www.gov.ie/ga/foilsiuchan/cunamh-airgeadais-don-oidhreacht-thogtha/


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