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Extra funding announced for building conservation projects in Waterford

2016-11-04_1427On Thursday 3rd of November Minister Humphreys Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional,
Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, approved additional funding for a number of projects in
Waterford under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2016 and Structures at Risk

In total Waterford City and County received funding of €159,650 which enabled 17 applicants to carry out conservation works to protected structures. According to Rosemary Ryall, Conservation Officer Waterford County Council, such works included community project such as the repair of stained glass windows in St Bridget’s Church in Kilrossanty, repointing works at Lismore Cathedral and rerendering of the walls of Holy Cross Church, Killea.

Other projects included the repair of several thatch roofs around
the county, and repairs of windows and roofs of private dwellings.

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