The Heritage Council have announced the opening of their Community Grant Scheme 2022 and have allocated in the region of €1.5 million to the scheme. The aim of this scheme is to support capital projects that improve access and inclusion to heritage sites; that apply good heritage practice to the management of places, collections, or objects (including buildings).

Closing date for receipt of online applications is 5pm Wednesday 16th February 2022. Online applications at If you’ve got an idea for a project or would like help with an application, please contact the Kilkenny Heritage Officer in good time.