Community Monuments Fund 2021

Details of the 2021 Round of the Community Monuments Fund have been announced by Mr. Malcolm Noonan, T.D., Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform. The monies available are to assist appropriate works to Archaeological Monuments that are included in the Record of Monuments and Places under the National Monuments Act 1930 (as amended) and/ or identified in the Sites and Monuments Record compiled by the National Monuments Service.

Eligible projects will be drawn from the following categories:

  1. Projects proposed by a Local Authority in relation to archaeological monuments in public ownership, where a clear heritage focus and community or public benefit has been demonstrated.
  2. Projects proposed by a Local Authority on foot of applications from private applicants who are owners or custodians of relevant archaeological monuments where there is a tangible public benefit.
  3. Projects with a clearly defined heritage focus and community or public benefit proposed directly to the Department by a State-funded organisation working in the heritage area.

There are several Streams of funding available to the public:

Stream 1 will offer grants of up to €85,000 aimed at essential repairs and capital works for the conservation of archaeological monuments.

Limerick City and County Council is enabled to submit two (2) projects in this category to the National Monument Service for consideration.

Closing date for these applications is 4pm Monday 12th April 2021.

Stream 2 will offer grants of up to €30,000 for development of Conservation management Plans/ Reports/ Assessments that are aimed at identifying measures for conservation and maintenance of archaeological monuments.

Limerick City and County Council is enabled to submit two (2) projects in this category to the National Monument Service for consideration.

Closing date for these applications is 4pm Monday 12th April 2021.

Stream 3 will offer grants of up to €30,000 for enhancement of access infrastructure and interpretation (including Covid-19 safety measures) at archaeological monuments)

Limerick City and County Council is enabled to submit two (2) projects in this category to the National Monument Service for consideration.

Closing date for these applications is 4pm Monday 12th April 2021.

The closing date for applications being made directly to the National Monuments Service by State-Funded organisations in all categories detailed above is Friday 30th April 2021.

Full details for making such applications is set out in the Community Monuments Fund Explanatory Memorandum CMF2021 which can be found in the supporting documents at the end of this page.

Please print off and fill in the Application Form and submit to:

Tom Cassidy
Architectural Conservation Office
Limerick City and County Council
Planning and Environmental Services
Dooradoyle
Limerick V94 WV78

If you have any questions please contact:

Email: stephen.obrien@limerick.ie 
Phone: +353 61 556323

This service is provided by

Planning and Environmental Services Department

Phone +353 61 556000
Location
Limerick City and County Council, Dooradoyle, Limerick V94 XF67