Closing date for receipt of completed applications by the Architectural Conservation Office, Galway County Council, Prospect Hill, Galway or email Conservation@galwaycoco.ie by 4.00pm on Tuesday 31st January 2023. Further information can be obtained from the Architectural Conservation Office at (091) 509366 or (091) 509197.
Historic Structures Fund 2023
The Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage has launched the Historic Structures Fund for 2023.
The aim of the HSF is to reduce the risk of deterioration of Ireland’s architectural heritage while continuing to support employment for conservation professionals, contractors and specialists.
Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2023
The Scheme is designed to assist the owner or occupier of a Protected Structure, or structures that contribute to the character of an Architectural Conservation Area (ACA) to undertake necessary works to secure the conservation of the structure or part of the structure, i.e. works necessary to extend the life of the structure. The scheme is not intended to assist in carrying out routine maintenance, alterations or improvements.
Community Monuments Fund 2023
Galway County Council in conjunction with the National Monuments Service, Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage are inviting applications for the Community Monuments Fund 2023. The grant scheme offers funding for the conservation, maintenance, protection and presentation of archaeological monuments.
The Community Monuments Fund will invest essential capital to help owners and custodians of archaeological monuments safeguard them into the future for the benefit of communities and the public. Proposed projects shall
- enable conservation works to be carried out on monuments which are deemed to be significant and in need of urgent support;
- encourage access to monuments and improve their presentation;
- build resilience in our monuments to enable them to withstand the effects of climate change.
The Department encourages project promoters to incorporate a traditional skills training element.
Who Can Apply?
Private applicants or community groups who are the owners or custodians of monuments may apply.
(State-funded organisations working in the heritage area may apply directly to the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage for projects with a clearly defined heritage focus and community or public benefit.)
Up to 100% of project costs may be funded.
How to Apply?
Applications from landowners, custodians and community groups within the County of Galway must be completed and forwarded in Word Format to by firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 12pm February 1st 2023. Subject Line CMF2023(+Project Name).
Further information and CMF-A application form for individuals and community groups may be downloaded below:
For further information or queries regarding applications contact: Bernie Doherty, Galway County Community Archaeologist email@example.com or (086) 1003888.