€10,000 grant for Fethard Town Wall

Members of Fethard Town Wall Steering committee photographed at Watergate L to R: Tim Robinson, Terry Cunningham, Ivor McElveen (consultant), Jonathan Flood (Executive Planner, South Tipperary County Council), Aidan Doran (Engineer, Ivor McElveen Associates) and Peter Grant. Also present was Joe Kenny.
Grant assistance of €10,000 has been given by the Heritage Council through the Irish Walled Town’s Network to undertake repair and maintenance works at the section of the Fethard Town Wall at Watergate.

Grant assistance of €10,000 has been given by the Heritage Council through the Irish Walled Town’s Network to undertake repair and maintenance works at the section of the Fethard Town Wall at Watergate.

The funding application was made to the Heritage Council earlier this year by South Tipperary County Council in association with the Fethard Town Walls Steering Committee.

The works will build on previous repair works undertaken at this section and along the wall circuit.

It is very welcome news indeed in the continued preservation of the

Ivor McElveen has been appointed as consultant for this year’s maintenance programme which is located at the Town Wall outside Jimmy Ryan’s former property at Watergate. The initial stage of the project will necessitate Ivor McElveen compile information and make an application for Ministerial Consent to the Department.