Funding approved for conservation work at The Friary, Clonmel

Funding has been allocated to The Friary in Clonmel to enable conservation works to be carried out at the church.

Funding has been allocated to The Friary in Clonmel to enable conservation works to be carried out at the church.

Alan Kelly, Minister for Public Transport and Commuter Affairs has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan that the funding has been allocated under the Dept’s Structures at Risk Fund.

This scheme, which is in operation since 2011, has encouraged the regeneration and reuse of heritage properties and helped to secure the preservation of protected structures which may otherwise have been lost.