€200,000 has been allocated for conservation works at five local heritage projects.
A total of three million Euro in funding has been handed out under the Historic Structures Fund by the Department of Heritage.
Grants of €50,000 have been allocated to Tipperary County Council for works at the Courthouse in Tipp Town and O’Shea’s on Burke Street, Fethard.
€50,000 has also been given to Offaly County Council for works at Emmell Castle just outside Cloughjordan.
Under a separate ‘Shopfront stream’ of funding, €40,000 is being allocated for conservation at DW Parke’s on Gladstone Street, Clonmel.
€10,000 has been announced for works at a farm house at Peahill, Ballylooby under the ‘Vernacular stream’.