Northern Ireland: delegated decisions April 2019

Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to the Director, Northern Ireland on 29 April 2019.

National Lottery Grants for Heritage: Grants from £3,000 to £10,000

UK Championships

Around 30 band members, half of whom are under 18 years old wish to participate in the UK Pipe Band championships, to be held this year in June in Lurgan, Co Armagh. The grant applied for is for ferry travel, bus hire, accommodation and meals for attendees, in addition to £1,000 as contingency.

  • Applicant: Uddingston Strathclyde Pipe Band
  • Decision: Reject

Clonard Remembers

The project aims to look at two significant anniversaries connected with the area and hold events around them. Firstly, the start of the Irish War for Independence with the Soloheadbeg Ambush in 1919.  Secondly, the fiftieth anniversary of the events of August 1969 and the beginning of the conflict in the area.

  • Applicant: Clonard Residents Association
  • Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (100%)

Celebrating 75 Years of Tullylish GAC

Tullylish GAC will celebrate 75 years of services to this community during May 2019 and a week of celebrations has been planned. We will share the 75 years of community cultural heritage by distributing 200 copies of the souvenir programme containing the history from, 'the first ball, also by involving 4 schools, through photography and memory exhibits, music workshops and by posting information of our media facilities.

  • Applicant: Tullylish G.A.A. Club
  • Decision: Reject

History of Golf Experience

This project aims to deliver a “Golf Heritage Related Experience” during the week of the Open Golf Championships in Portrush with a History of Gold Exhibition, Living History, Champions’ Trail and History of Golf Story.

  • Applicant: Portrush Heritage Group
  • Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (67%)

Promotion and exhibition of the song, music and cultural heritage of the wider Keady area

The group aim intend to research, collate and present information on all aspects of the immense song, music and cultural tradition of the wider Keady district in the form of digital workstations and framed annotated pictures throughout the Centre as well as a permanent exhibition.

  • Applicant: TMAC Development Association
  • Decision: Reject

National Lottery Grants for Heritage: Grants from £10,000 to £100,000

Preserving and promoting the traditional skills and cultural heritage of the South Lough Neagh Area

South Lough Neagh Regeneration Association (SLNRA) wishes to preserve, retain and promote the Traditional skills and the associated cultural heritage of the South Lough Neagh Area. They plan to work with local community groups and schools in the area to deliver a programme of traditional skills training over a twenty four month period.

  • Applicant: South Lough Neagh Regeneration Association
  • Decision: Award grant of £66,400 (100%)