Thirteen heritage projects in Donegal are to share a funding pot of €140,000.
Among the highlights include €80,000 for repairs to St Eunan’s Cathedral Raphoe while €10,000 is being awarded for works to the house where playwright Brian Friel based his world renowned play Dancing at Lughnasa.
The funding is being sanctioned under the Historic Structures Fund and Built Heritage Investment Scheme.
The full list of projects benefiting are:
Cathedral Church of St Eunan, Raphoe Renewal of roof coverings with natural slate; repairs to external walling; repair and renewal of defective roof flashings and roof abutments; new rainwater goods €80,000
The Guildhall, Ramelton, Roof repair, structures & coverings including leadwork. Conservation Report/Management Plan €5,000
Upper Main Street, Letterkenny retail outlet, Roof repair, structures & coverings including leadwork €5,000
P Mulligan & Sons Ltd Building, Ballyshannon, External joinery repair €6,000
Portnason House, Ballyshannon Rainwater goods repair/replacement €6,000
Old Coast Guard Station, Killybegs Coast Guard station, Historic window glass conservation/protection €3,000
The Old Fort Inn, Greencastle External repairs to Martello tower €7,000
The Laurels, Gortnamucklagh, Glenties Roof repair, structures & coverings including leadwork and joinery €10,000
The Battery, Rathmullan External wall repair €5,000
Faherna, Culdaff Reinstatement of architectural features €2,500
Lifford Old Courthouse, The Diamond, Lifford External joinery repair €3,000
Taughboyne Church of Ireland Parish Church, St Johnston Replacement of outdated services €2,500
Robertson's School House, St Catherine's Road, Killybegs Roof repair, structures & coverings including leadwork and joinery €5,000