Northern Ireland: delegated decisions December 2021

Northern Ireland: delegated decisions December 2021

Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to Head of Investment, Northern Ireland on 20 December 2021

National Lottery Grants for Heritage 

Improving the internal structure our historic Church 

Applicant: Clanabogan Church of Ireland 

Project description: Carry out internal repairs to the interior of the chancel. 

Decision: Reject 


The Joyce – Infrastructure for Visitor Experience 

Applicant: Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council 

Project description: ‘The Joyce’ operated on Lough Neagh from 1943 as a Torpedo Retrieval Boat. Provide security infrastructure and visitor interpretation.

Decision: Reject 


Our Stories – Our Times Project 

Applicant: British Red Cross Society (BRCS)

Project description: Gather oral histories of the contribution made by BRCS volunteers to Northern Ireland. 

Decision: Award Grant £94,615 (100%) 


Stories of an estate – an exploration of the social heritage and the associated stories with Twinbrook 

Applicant: Scoil Na Fuiseoige Creche and Parent Centre 

Project description: A community-based project to explore and promote the social and cultural heritage of the Twinbrook estate, Belfast. 

Decision: Award Grant £49,098 (100%) 


Memories of Maghera 

Applicant: MHS Heritage & Culture Ltd 

Project description: Record and share three elements of the area's history: the Old Church of St Lurach as the historic heart of the town; an overview of emigration from the area with particular reference to the Great Famine and the Emigrants' Cairn; the memories and experiences of people who worked in the Linen Mills at Upperlands. 

Decision: Award Grant £55,809 (100%) 


Summer 2022 Maritime Heritage Project 

Applicant: Silvery Light Sailing (SLS)

Project description: acquire Sail Training Vessel Leader, an 80ft long decked wooden vessel built in 1892. Deliver a year-long programme of activities, including a maritime heritage experience of living on and sailing a Victorian era sailing ship aimed at under-served communities, boat maintenance and restoration practice, day sails, residential voyages, maritime festivals and open days. 

Decision:  Award Grant £244,975 (97%)