Harris welcomes funding to protect Wicklow heritage structures
Posted June 22nd, 2012 in Arts & Heritage, Ashford, Carnew
Fine Gael Wicklow TD, Simon Harris has welcomed the allocation of €14,000 to protect Aghowle Cottage, Ashford and Carnew Castle under the Structures at Risk fund.
Deputy Harris said, “I am pleased to see the importance of Wicklow’s heritage being recognised through the allocation of funding towards the conservation and preservation of Aghowle Cottage in Ashford and Carnew Castle.”
“Wicklow is renowned as a site of beauty but our built heritage is also a real asset to the county, and has a significant role in attracting tourists to the county. I am delighted to see this being recognised through the allocation of funding to protect these two structures.”