€157,000 for six heritage projects in Sligo and Leitrim

€157,000 has been allocated for heritage projects in Sligo and Leitrim.

The funding has been provided under the 2021 Historic Structures Fund announced by Minister for State with responsibility for Heritage and Electoral Reform Malcolm Noonan.

The Former Bachelors Building, The Red Bairn, Beltra, Gate Lodge Sligo, and the Former J. Harte Shop on John Street will all receive funding.

While in Leitrim Kinlough Parish Church and Lough Rynn are the projects to benefit.

Minister for sate at the Department of Health, Frank Feighan says the Government are anxious to preserve these buildings.