Natural and Built Heritage
Limerick city and county is extremely rich in the quality, diversity and extent of its surviving archaeological monuments and landscapes
Limerick city and county has a very rich and diverse range of natural ecosystems.
In the interests of safeguarding cultural and built heritage over 2000 structures have been formally identified for their contribution to the heritage of our city and county and have been designated as ‘Protected Structures’ under section 51 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (Amended).
For Conservation Works to Protected Structures, Proposed Protected Structures, and Structures within Architectural Conservation Areas or the amenity of a National Monument.
Limerick City and County Council is inviting applications from members of the public and/or community groups for the 2023 Community Monuments Fund.
Details of the 2023 Rounds of the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and the Historic Structures Fund have been announced by Mr. Malcolm Noonan, T.D., Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform.
The Historic Structures Fund recognises that Ireland’s historic buildings and structures combine to provide us with a valuable and unique built environment.
Limerick city and county has a rich reserve of heritage encompassing archaeology, built heritage, the natural environment and cultural heritage.
Limerick’s heritage is one of depth and complexity, consisting of many facets within the natural and built environment, and the cultural vibrancy of the city and county.
Community–led Village Design Statement (VDS) Toolkit prepared by the Heritage Council.