The Department of Agriculture has made a shortlist of grant applications and will issue offers to successful applicants within the coming month.
A second window will be opened for applicants, who miss out this time round, later in 2017.
There has been a total of 93 farmers applications been shortlisted under the GLAS traditional farm building grant.The application deadline for the scheme passed on the 18th of November last year.
Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed had this to say on the matter “Grant offers will issue to the successful applicants by mid-May,”. This was in response to a parliamentary question from Brendan Griffin. Mr Creed also added “I plan to open a further tranche of this very successful scheme later this year for applications for works to be undertaken in 2018.”The above mentioned scheme is administered by The Heritage Council on behalf of the Department of Agriculture.