The Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs has announced theStructures at Risk Fund for 2017with a total (countrywide) fund available of €824,000.
Application forms and particulars for the above scheme are available to download here.
The purpose of the SRF is to assist with works to safeguard structures included in the Record of Protected Structures and structures which contribute to the character of Architectural Conservation Areas.
Only structures or parts of structures in immediate danger of significant deterioration will qualify for consideration for funding by DAHRRGA.
The total value of available funding can not exceed 80% of the total project cost. The minimum level of funding available under the SRF will be €15,000 up to a maximum grant of €30,000. The minimum level of funding available under the SRF for a third project submitted in respect of a historic house in private ownership will be €5,000 up to a maximum of €10,000.
Kerry County Council may submit 3 applications to the DAHRRGA for consideration and one of these must be for an Irish Historic House in private ownership. The link to "Action Plan for Historic Irish Houses" is here:
Completed application forms and particulars for the above scheme shall be received by Kerry County Council no later than 5pm on Tuesday 28th February 2017.
Completed forms should be addressed to Victoria McCarthy, Conservation Officer, Planning Department, Kerry County Council, County Buildings, Tralee, County Kerry or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org