« Back€95,000 allocated for conservation works in Derrynane and Blaskets

Funding of €95,000 has been for allocated for conservation and restoration works on the Blasket Islands and in Derrynane.

Derrynane House,Co Kerry,Ireland Ancestral Home of Daniel O'Connell.The Old Summer House

€45,000 is to go towards further conservation work to historic houses on the Blasket Islands, while €40,000 will be spent on stage 2 of conservation and restoration works of the Summer House built by Daniel O’Connell on the ground of Derrynane House.

This funding is being provided as part of an overall allocation of €350,000 by Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys.

Kerry Fine Gael TD Brendan Griffin is welcoming the announcement.