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Through policies in the Kildare County Development Plan and the promotion of various grant schemes, Kildare County Council aims to preserve the thatch cottages of County Kildare.

In this section, you will find advice leaflets and contacts for various grant schemes to assist with thatching.

If you have any queries, please contact The Conservation Section at or call 045 – 980748/980790

The Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government Thatching Grant Scheme

Renewal/Repair of Thatched Roofs (of a house) application form

Kildare County Council Thatching Grants 2021

The Thatching Grant Scheme for 2021 will be advertised in November 2020.

Enquiries can be made to in advance of the scheme being advertised.

A guide to the repair of thatched roofs

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The Thatched Houses of County Kildare

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