Funding of almost €100K announced for heritage buildings in Cavan
New funding of €96,000 has been announced for heritage buildings in Cavan.
The funding which was announced by The Department of Heritage and Electoral Reform, will see several buildings with special status supported with substantial investment.
The works include the likes of repairs to roofs, the mitigation of dampness, the protection of historic windows and other conservation works.
The news was welcomed by Cavan-Monaghan TD Heather Humphreys, who said "these buildings are of huge heritage significance in Cavan and this funding will be so important to carry out much needed repairs and upgrades.
“From parish halls and churches, to old banks and stable buildings – this is an investment that will keep some of our most iconic properties in a condition so that they can accommodate visitors from Cavan and beyond."
She also went on to say that the funding will ensure the properties will be used by future generations.
“This is about bringing these properties into 21st century use, she said. "While preserving their heritage and special status. It will benefit so many communities across Cavan.”
The following projects received funding in Cavan:
Abbeyset Church Building, Farnham Street: €5,000
Ashfield Parochial House, Tonaghbane, Ashfield: €2,500
Ashgrove House, Belturbet: €8,000
Bank Building, Virginia Main Street: €5,000
Cavan Parish Church: €2,500
Corboy House, Bawnboy: €5,000
Drumcoghill Church Hall, Ballinagh: €6,000
Drung Vicarage, Corravahan: €2,500
Farrenn Connell House, Mountnugent: €8,000
Former Bank of Ireland Building, Arvagh: €2,500
Former AIB Building, 2 Market Street, Cootehill: €5,000
Griffith Lodge, Artonagh Milltown: €4,000
Killeshandra COI: €3,000
Kilmore Cathedral, Killmore: €2,500
Knockatudor Mill, Tullycoe, Stradone: €2,500
Knockbride COI, Bailieborough: €4,000
Lough Sillian House (Glebe) Carrickacreeny: €4,000
Lurgan Fkax Mill, Curraghmore, Virginia: €4,000
Old Manse House, Furnaceland, Swanlinbar: €4,000
Plush Cottage, Butlersbridge: €4,000
Royal School, Lurganboy: €2,500
Stable Buildings, Stradone Demesne, Drumlaunaght: €2,500
Station House and Goods Shed, Crenard, Crossdoney:€ 4,000
Templeport COI, Bawnboy: €3,000