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01/02/2017 -

Structures at Risk Fund 2017

Sligo County Council in conjunction with the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs are now inviting applications for the ‘Structures at Risk Fund’ (SRF) for 2017. The grant scheme will be administered by the Heritage Office of Sligo County Council.

Only structures or parts of structures in immediate danger of significant deterioration will qualify for consideration for funding by the Department. 

Please note that due to the limited capital resources available for the operation of the SRF in 2017, the Department will consider only two applications per local authority. A third application can be made if it relates to an Irish Historic House in private ownership. 

The categories of structures eligible for assistance are as follows:

  • Protected Structures i.e. those structures included in the Record of Protected Structures (RPS) of the Planning Authority.
  • Proposed Protected Structures i.e. those structures that are proposed for inclusion in the RPS of the Planning Authority.
  • Structures in Architectural Conservation Areas (ACAs), or within the amenity of a National Monument where exceptional circumstances are deemed by the Department to apply.

Full details of the scheme and the application form are available to download below.

Completed applications shall be marked ‘Structures at Risk Fund 2017’ and submitted in hard copy only to:

Heritage Office, Sligo County Council, City Hall, Quay Street, Sligo.

The deadline for submission of completed applications is 4pm Tuesday 28th February 2017.

Any queries can be directed to:

Siobhán Ryan, Heritage Officer, Sligo County Council at Email:

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Structures at Risk Fund Circular 2017 (PDF) - 915 kbs  

Structures at Risk Fund Application 2017 (PDF) - 173 kbs

Structures at Risk Fund Application 2017 (DOC) - 62 kbs

An Action Plan for the Sustainable Future of the Irish Historic House in Private Ownership (PDF) - 2,965 kbs