Built Heritage Investment Scheme

Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS) 2022


The BHIS seeks to encourage the investment of private capital in a number of small scale, labour intensive conservation projects to repair and conserve historic structures and to support the employment of skilled and experienced conservation professionals, craftspeople and tradespersons in the repair of the historic built environment. The scheme is designed to assist the owners and/or occupiers of structures/properties that are protected under the Planning and Development Act. It is administered by Monaghan County Council’s Planning Section.


The categories of structures/properties eligible for funding under this scheme are:

  • Protected Structures
  • Proposed Protected Structures
  • Structures/properties in Architectural Conservation Areas, or within the amenity of a National Monument

What funding is available?

The minimum funding award under this scheme will be €2,500, up to a maximum of €15,000.

Successful applicants will be required to, at a minimum, match their funding award.

How to apply?

The BHIS 2020 Circular, application form and associated documents are available to download below. Hard copies are also available at Planning Reception.

This fund is now closed for applications for 2022.


BHIS Circular – BHIS 2022 Circular

BHIS Application Form – BHIS 2022 Application Form


Funding Announcement

Monaghan County Council is pleased to announce the following structures have been successful and have secured provisional funding under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2022.


 Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2022

 Site Name & Address                                                                     Proposed Grant


Newbliss Gate Lodge Killycushil, €2,171


Freame Mount Demense, Cootehill €3,518.50


Monaghan Methodist Church, Monaghan Town €7,452,15


Former Railway Station, Glaslough €8,085


The Squealing Pig, Monaghan Town €13,125


Creighton Hotel Clones €14,650


Teach Iosef St Louis Secondary School, Monaghan €15,000


Coach Yard Stables Anderson’s Pub, Drum €15,000


Former Ulster Bank Clones €15,000


If you have any queries in relation to the operation of this scheme please contact Bronagh Treanor, Assistant Planner 047 30532.


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Built Heritage Investment Scheme