€87,000 for Longford under Built Heritage Investment scheme

News Reporter


News Reporter



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