Minister Humphreys announces €21,650 in Heritage Funding for Cavan-Monaghan

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The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys, has today announced funding of €21,650 for five heritage projects in Cavan and Monaghan.

Announcing the funding, Minister Humphreys said:

“I am delighted to announce this funding this morning which is being provided under the Heritage Council’s Grant Scheme.

“The Heritage Council is funded through my Department and do important work with local communities in supporting the conservation and preservation of our heritage buildings and structures.

“In Monaghan, Clones Community Forum will receive €8,000 in funding for works at Clones Castle.

“A further €2,650 will go to Inniskeen Heritage Group for works at the McMahon burial vaults which will help to combat decay and erosion.

“€5,500 has been provided for a conservation plan for structures at St Davnet’s Hospital while a further €3,000 has been awarded to Monaghan County Council for a Conservation Management Plan for Rossmore Park.

“Finally I am delighted that a grant of €2,500 will go to Drumgoon Hill Graveyard committee. This will go towards a mapping survey which will involve recording the number of graves and the headstone information.”

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