Information events on vacant property refurbishment across Donegal

written by Rachel McLaughlin April 18, 2024

Donegal County Council is holding information events to provide information on the supports available to refurbish Vacant and Derelict properties.

All are welcomed to come along and find out further information on the following supports – no appointments are needed:


Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant Scheme: Grants up to €84,000 available to refurbish vacant and derelict properties that have been vacant for two years or more and will be the owner’s principle private residence or made available to rent.

Repair and Lease Scheme: Financial support of €80,000 per unit available to bring vacant properties back into use to lease to Donegal County Council for social housing in areas where there is a need.

Conservation Advice Grant Scheme – Expressions of Interest: Expressions of interest can be made to help fund the cost of having a conservation expert provide advice to refurbish vacant traditional farmhouses that are availing of the Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant Scheme.

Further Information: Vacant Homes Unit, Donegal County Council, County House, Lifford, Co. Donegal, F93 Y622. T: 074 9153900


Do you own or are you buying a Vacant or Derelict Property?

 Please drop into one of the events below to find out about the supports that are available to help you with the refurbishment costs.

Information Events: Vacant & Derelict Properties