Over €40K for Nenagh area heritage projects

Nine projects in the Nenagh electoral area are to receive €40,100 in funding under the Built Heritage Jobs Leverage Scheme that aims to conserve and repair protected structures.

Labour Councillor and local election candidate, Virginia O’Dowd, has welcomed the news which was announced on Monday, stating that it will promote North Tipperary’s - particularly the Nenagh area’s - physical infrastructure and support local conservation and construction jobs.

The projects which are to receive funding include: €9K for masonry/brick/lime render repairs at a county house on North Mill Street, Borrisokane, €2,500 mitigation of damp at a country house in Carney, Woodlands, Nenagh, €2,500 for repairs to joinery at a 19th century house on Kenyon Street, Nenagh, €2,500 for repairs to joinery at Abbeyville House, Lorrha, €2,500 for roof repairs at Summerhill House, Nenagh, €9,000 for roof repairs at Ashley Park House, Ardcroney, €3,200 for roof repairs at a country house in Castletown, Coolbawn, €2,500 for repairs to joinery at a 19th century house in Mountisland House, €6,400 for roof repairs at the Governor’s House, Nenagh.

“This funding means that vital conservation work can proceed on protected buildings in Nenagh,” Cllr Virginia O’Dowd said.


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