Two Dundalk churches amongst heritage projects set to benefit from funding
A number of heritage projects throughout Co Louth are set to benefit from over €200,000 in funding under the Structures at Risk Fund and the Built Heritage Investment Scheme.
Amonst the local buildings set to be upgraded include St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dundalk and St Nicholas Church of Ireland (Green Church) in Church Street.
St Patrick’s will receive €6,600 towards the repair and consolidation of its sandstone screen and railings while St Nicholas’ Church will receive €10,000 towards roof and decorative ceiling repairs.
Other local buildings set to benefit include Daniel O’Connell & Son Solicitors at 14-15 Francis Street, who will receive €10,000 towards its chimney, and the medieval wall and head in Carlingford, which will receive €6,600 towards consolidation and structural stability works.
The full list of funding for Co Louth is as follows…
Structures at Risk Funding
|SRF No.||Local Authority||Site Name, Address||Ownership – Public/Private or Historic House||Proposed Grant|
|SRF17/41||Louth County Council||Rathescar House, Rathescar, Dunleer, Co Louth||Private||€29,000.00|
|SRF17/42||Louth County Council||Whitemills, Ardee, Co Louth||Private||€30,000.00|
Built Heritage Scheme Funding
|BHIS17/LH01||Daniel O’Connell & Son Solicitors,14-15 Francis Street, Dundalk, Co Louth||house||chimney||€10,000|
|BHIS17/LH02||St Nicholas Church of Ireland, Church Street, Dundalk, Co Louth||church of ireland||Roof & decorative ceiling repairs||€10,000|
|BHIS17/LH03||Drumgoolin Thatch, Louth Village, Co Louth||thatch cottage||thatching||€10,000|
|BHIS17/LH04||Beaulieu House, Beaulieu Cross,Drogyeda, Co Louth||garden structure misc||roof repairs||€10,000|
|BHIS17/LH05||The Thatch Public House, Donore Road, Drogheda, Co. Louth||public house||thatching||€10,000|
|BHIS17/LH06||Thatch Old Coach Road Dunleer||house||Repair stone cottage walls, timber repairs||€6,600|
|BHIS17/LH08||3 St Mary’s Road, Dundalk||house||Refurbishment of original staircase||€1,123|
|BHIS17/LH09||Whiterath Thatch, Dromiskin||house||Re-thatching||€6,600|
|BHIS17/LH10||Whitemills, Dromin, Ardee* Also in SRF 17||house||roof repairs in former Bleach Mill||€6,600|
|BHIS17/LH11||St Peter’s Widows’ Trust Houses, Drogheda||house – one of 15 in a unique set-piece “”The Alleys”||Repair of internal structure and features||€6,600|
|BHIS17/LH12||Nos. 1 & 2 The Square Blackrock||house||Roof, windows & gutter repairs||€6,600|
|BHIS17/LH13||2 The Sycamores, Greenhills Drogheda||house||Roof, chimney & gable wall repairs||€6,600|
|BHIS17/LH14||27 Scarlett St Drogheda||house||Remedial Works to wall cracking||€3,808|
|BHIS17/LH15||2 Kelso Terrace, St mary’s Rd Dundalk||house||Repairs to chimneys to prevent water ingress||€6,600|
|BHIS17/LH16||Mooremount Thatch Dromin||house||Re-Thatch & Structural timber repairs||€6,600|
|BHIS17/LH17||Medieval Wall & Head Carlingford||wall & monument||Consolidation & structural stability works||€6,600|
|BHIS17/LH18||Thatch The Slip Clogherhead||house||Re-thatch of two storey double pitch Thatched House||€6,600|
|BHIS17/LH19||St Patrick’s Cathedral Screen Dundalk||Sandstone wall & wrought iron railings||Repair & consolidation of Sandstoen screen & railings||€6,600|
|BHIS17/LH20||No. 1 Castle Rd Dundalk||house||Underpinning Bay window||€6,600|
|BHIS17/LH21||Carstown House||house 17th Century||Securing unauthorised access to the house, Propping Floor & Firplace& timber rot survey||€4,666|