The proposed Granard digital hub, at the former Ulster Bank premises in the town, is set to benefit from €10,550 funding under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS).
Nearly €87,000 in grants has been allocated to county Longford property owners and community groups under the BHIS.
Welcoming the news, Longford / Westmeath Fianna Fáil TD Joe Flaherty said: “In addition to supporting owners and custodians of historic and protected structures to safeguard and maintain their properties, this funding will also provide a welcome boost to local construction and heritage trades by facilitating works.”
The eleven successful County Longford applicants were:
- 6 Earl Street, Longford town €8,200
- Co:Worx Edgeworthstown (former Ulster Bank), €8,200
- Derreen House, Clondra, €3,700
- Former Ulster Bank, Market Street, Granard, €10,550
- J. Burns' 28-28A Main Street, Edgeworthstown, €7,500
- Kilglass House, Legan, €10,600
- Ledwithstown House, Ledwithstown, Ballymahon, €7,500
- St John's National School, Battery Road, Longford, €2,500
- Temperance Hall, Dublin Street, Longford, €5,750
- Workers Cottage, Mullingar Road, Ardagh, €10,000
- Halls, Battery Road, Longford €2,500