Latest Laois News: Local TD welcomes grants for heritage sites in Laois and Offaly
Six project grants approved for County Laois
Four project grants approved for County Offaly
Independent TD for Laois Offaly Carol Nolan has warmly welcomed a number of grants that are to be allocated to important heritage sites across the constituency. Deputy Nolan was speaking after 6 project grants were approved for County Laois and four project grants for County Offaly. The total value of the grants amounts to over three hundred thousand euros:
“I want to commend and pay tribute to all those who work tirelessly for the preservation of our local and community monuments and who today will be receiving news that their own particular project will be receiving a grant toward that work.
We know that the main aims of the Community Monuments Fund is the conservation, maintenance, protection and promotion of local monuments and historic sites.
Today’s announcement will assist in that work under a number of funding streams including grants up to €85,000 that are aimed at essential repairs and capital works as well as grants of up to €30,000 for development of Conservation Management Plans.
There will also be a number of grants of up to €30,000 for enhancement of access infrastructure and interpretation (including virtual/online) at archaeological monuments.
This is a good day for our communities, and I want, once again to acknowledge the dedication involved in working to preserve these fantastic sites for future generations,” concluded Deputy Nolan.
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