for Inishowen projects
THE Heritage Council has
awarded over €139,000 in funding for sixteen initiatives
in County Donegal under its Community Heritage Grants
The Malin Head Heritage Group will
commission geophysical and photogrammetry surveys of
archaeological monuments at Malin Well with funding from
the Community Heritage Grants Scheme.
The following five projects
in Inishowen were awarded funding:
• An exhibition of artefacts from La Trinidad Valencera
/ The Spanish Armada to Inishowen Maritime Museum
• A conservation plan for Northburgh Castle, Greencastle
to Grúpa Caomhnaithe Caisleán Northburgh (€14,100).
• An Inishowen Song Project by the Inishowen Traditional
Singers’ Circle to provide digital access to Inishowen
song heritage (€11,654).
• Geophysical and photogrammetry surveys of Malin Well
monuments to Malin Head Heritage Group (€6,352).
• Conservation and repair works to the seventh-century
St. Mura's Cross Slab to Fahan Community Development
Partnership CLG (€7,173).
The Inishowen Maritime Museum in
Greencastle will be curating an exhibition of artefacts
from La Trinidad Valencera with funding from the
Community Heritage Grants Scheme.
The aims of the Heritage
Council's grants scheme is to support projects that
improve access and inclusion to heritage sites and that
apply good heritage practice to the management of
places, collections, objects and buildings.
If your group would like to start preparing an
application to the grant scheme in 2022, advice is
available from the County Donegal Heritage Office on 074
91 72576 or by email at