Friday, 29 January, 2016
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National Lottery Funding to support the celebration of Armagh's heritage

The setting sun over Armagh City (Courtesy of Ireland.com)

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has announced a £1.98m grant in support of initial plans to restore and enhance Armagh City’s built heritage.  Speaking of the announcement, local councillor San Nicolson stated that "“This is a good news story for Armagh City and is an exciting opportunity to involve residents, businesses and visitors in learning more about the iconic built and cultural heritage of Armagh City. Our heritage is the root of our identities and enriches the quality of our lives. It inspires pride in communities and is at the heart of today’s tourism industry, bringing much needed investment into the local economy and supporting much needed construction jobs. This grant gives all owners of heritage buildings the opportunity to both sustain and transform their heritage properties which potentially could see the reuse of up to 30 buildings within Armagh City’s conservation area". 


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