Public Consultation Report
- On September 13, 2023
In November 2022 the Milford Reformed Presbyterian Church congregation completed the signing over of their former building on the Kilmacrennan Road to Milford & District Resource CLG. This was gifted to the community and entrusted to the ownership of MDRC, a community development and rural regeneration organisation based in Milford, Co. Donegal.
In February 2023, MDRC secured funding from the Heritage Council to conduct a conservation plan and feasibility study on the building. The conservation plan will outline works needed to preserve the built heritage of the former church, while the feasibility study will explore ways in which the building can be adapted to make it suitable for community use. These two pieces of work are set to conclude by October 2023 and will be instrumental to attracting grant funding for the building over the coming years.
Milford & District Resource CLG (MDRC) held a public consultation on the former Reformed Presbyterian Church building between August 28th and September 8th 2023. The consultation was available for anyone to fill in online and paper forms were also available from the office. The consultation was advertised on MDRC’s social media and in the local newspaper, The Tirconaill Tribune. 95 submissions were received in total.
Participants were asked in the survey various questions which related to the development, use and name of the building going forward.
You can read the report here: Public Consultation on the Former Reformed Presbyterian Church Building.