The Heritage Council, in partnership with the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, will administer an annual grants scheme to GLAS participants for the conservation and repair of Traditional Farm Buildings and other related structures.
Only farmers approved in the GLAS Scheme are eligible to apply. Grant amounts vary between €4,000 and €25,000. The process is highly competitive and a grant award will not be for more than 75% of the cost of the works with a maximum available grant of €25,000.
The grant is available for the conservation of traditional farm outbuildings, including roof, walls, structural repairs, windows and doors. The grant is also available for other related structures including historic yard surfaces, walls, gate pillars and gates.
Application forms and terms and conditions can be obtained at www.heritagecouncil.ie or from The Heritage Council, Áras na hOidhreachta, Church Lane, Kilkenny Tel. 056 777 0777, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for receipt of completed applications for the 2016 GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme is 5pm Friday 6th May 2016. Applications made by fax or email will not be accepted.