The money is being released as the government enters phase two of lockdown easing.
Historical and Heritage sites in the midlands will receive a funding boost of €576,000.
Two sets of grants are being awarded through the Historic Structures Fund and Built Heritage Investment Scheme
41 locations across the region will be in receipt of the funding.
€129,000 has been allocated to projects in Offaly, 115,000 in Laois and €114,000 to sites in Westmeath.