Applications Conservation Grants 2019

Historic Structures Fund 2019

As part of The Investing in our Culture, Language and Heritage 2018 - 2027, Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the has announced the Historic Structures Fund for 2019 with a total (countrywide) fund available of €1,824,000. This Historic Structures Fund replaces the previous Structures at Risk Fund: the primary focus will be on conservation and enhancement of historic structures and buildings for the benefit of communities and the public.

The Historic Structures Fund will have two Streams:

  • Stream 1 will offer grants from €15,000 up to €50,000 and is aimed at essential repairs and smaller capital works for the refurbishment and conservation of heritage structures
  • Stream 2 will offer a small number of grants from €50,000 up to €200,000 for larger enhancement, refurbishment or reuse projects involving heritage structures, where a clear community or public benefit has been demonstrated. (This may be phased over 2 years)

The Historic Structures Fund provides capital funding for works to qualifying structures which include the following:

i. protected structures
ii. structures eligible for or proposed for inclusion in the Record of Protected Structures
iii. structures in Architectural Conservation Areas, or within the amenity of national Monument, where exceptional circumstance apply.

Only one application will be considered per historic structure


All applicants are advised to read the Historic Structures Fund Circular 2019

You may download an Application form below in Word or pdf formats


All applications, with Method Statement to be submitted to Architectural Conservation Officer, Kilkenny County Council, John Street, Kilkenny no later than Thursday 31st January 2019. Applications received after this date will not be considered.


For further details contact the Architectural Conservation Officer, Kilkenny County Council, 056 779 4010
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Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2019


The Department of Culture Heritage and the Gaeltacht has announced the Built Heritage Investment Scheme for 2019 with a total (countrywide) fund available of €2,500,000.


The Scheme is to aid works to protected structures, proposed protected structures and structures in Architectural Conservation Areas (ACA), or within the amenity of a National Monument. It advised that applicants familiarise themselves with the attached Guidance Circular, and, Qualifying and Non Qualifying works. Full details of the scheme and application form are available at the links below

Download Application Form in Word or pdf formats

Download Qualifying and Non Qualifying works Appendix 1 in Word or pdf formats

Download - Circular guidance Document


All applications, must be accompanied by photographs of the structure showing the condition of the building, and, a map showing the location of the building, to be submitted to Architectural Conservation Officer, Kilkenny County Council, John Street, Kilkenny no later than Thursday 31st January 2019. Applications received after this date will not be considered.


For further details contact the Architectural Conservation Officer, Kilkenny County Council, 056 779 4010


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