Contact Details:


045 980 748


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 closing date for applications was 29th January 2021. Applications can no longer be accpted for the Thatching Grants 2021 Scheme.

If you are intersted in applying for the grant in 2022 and would like to be informed once the scheme re-opens, please e-mail requetsing your details to be kept on file.

Enquiries to or call 045 980748


Thatching Grant Application Form 2021

File Size: 49KB - Document Type: MS Word

2021 Guidance notes

File Size: 15KB - Document Type: MS Word

A guide to the repair of thatched roofs

File Size: 2,538KB - Document Type: Acrobat pdf

The Thatched Houses of County Kildare

File Size: 3,983KB - Document Type: Acrobat pdf