€16,000 Secured For Project On Industrial Heritage Of Tipp Town

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The Heritage Council of Ireland has approved funding under 3 grant schemes that will benefit a number of
Tipperary heritage institutions. Under the Community Heritage Grant scheme Tipperary Town.

The Revitalisation Task Force has secured €16000 for a project involving the industrial heritage of the town
and the perceptions of heritage held by young people.

A sum of €2,300 is allocated to Cahir Social &
Historical Society Cahir Quaker Burial Ground Conservation Project involving repairs to the wrought iron entrance gate at Quaker Burial Ground. Cabragh Wetlands Trust near Thurles secured €5,811 for work on habitat improvements.

Thomas MacDonagh Museum in Cloughjordan is allocated €20,000 to expand it’s offering by digitising 140 objects and developing a new website. St Ruadhans church in Lorrha is allocated €13,800 for work on Vestry Repairs.

Killaloe-Ballina Local History Society is allocated €2295 for a project in respect of headstones in local graveyards and work to make the information on headstones available
online.

The Tipperary Museum of Hidden History in Clonmel is allocated €18,000 under the Heritage
Stewardship Funding Allocations in respect of a Traditional Irish Craft Skills Programmefor
communities resident in Tipperary.

Finally under the Irish Walled Towns Network Grants, Tipperary County Council has been allocated almost €8,500 for The Walled Towns of Tipperary booklet which aims to raise awareness of the four walled towns in Tipperary that are currently members of the Network namely – Fethard, Cashel, Roscrea and Carrick On Suir.