Two Co. Tipp Properties To Benefit From Historic Structures Fund

Cahir, Co. Tipperary (Image: Cahir Tourism)

Some 95 properties across the country are to benefit from funding under the Historic Structures Fund for 2023.  €4.5M in funding is being provided by the State to towards conserving and safeguarding Ireland’s built heritage

The only two locations in county Tipperary to secure funding are in Cahir – €37,500 is to be allocated for repairs to Alta Villa on the Cashel Road – the private house was constructed in the 1790s and the work includes repairs to gutters and brackets and the painting of ornate brackets. Suir Mills also on the Cashel Road, Cahir is allocated €45,000 towards fully repairing the roofs to save the roof structures from collapse and the original slates from falling.

Four projects were successful in county Limerick – projects in Kilmallock, Cappamore, Bruff and Askeaton were allocated sums ranging from  €23,500 to  €42,000 for various conservation or repair works.

€44,000 is allocated to Mount Melleray Abbey to address water ingress at the south gable of the public chapel and for drainage works to reduce groundwater flows towards main Abbey buildings