Grants of up to 75% of the cost are available for the conservation of traditional farm buildings.
The 2017 GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Grant scheme is now open for applications.
Farmers in the GLAS Scheme who have traditional farm buildings in need of conservation can apply for a grant for up to 75% of the cost of the works up to €25,000.
The grant is available for the conservation works, including roof, walls, structural repairs, windows and doors. The grant is also available for other related structures including historic yard surfaces, walls, gate pillars and gates. The emphasis is on essential repairs.
The grants are administered through the Heritage Council – get information and application forms here.