Heritage Events


Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown’s Historic Houses Course – Autumn 2017

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown’s Historic Houses Course – Autumn 2017

The Irish Georgian Society, in association with Dún Laoghaire- Rathdown County Council, has assembled a team of leading conservation experts to deliver a course on the understanding, care and repair of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown’s period and traditionally built houses.  Talks will explain protected structure policy and legislation, the importance of preventative maintenance, the benefits of using lime, the correct care of historic ironwork, decorative plasterwork, bricks,...

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Irish Georgian Society: Conservation without Frontiers Summer School: North-West Ulster, 7-10 June 2017

Irish Georgian Society: Conservation without Frontiers Summer School: North-West Ulster, 7-10 June 2017

The UAHS and IGS Cross-Border Summer School is back for 2017. Once again, this special event brings together students, experts and enthusiasts to explore, discuss, debate and enjoy issues relating to our shared Irish heritage in the context of Derry City & Strabane and Donegal. The event will focus on conservation and heritage led regeneration in the built environment of North West Ulster. There will...

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Practical Lime Training Day for Homeowners, Builders and Architects

Course title: Using Lime in Renovation with Stoneware Studios Time: 10am to 4.30pm Location: Stoneware Studios, Pillmore, Youghal, Co. Cork Cost: €70 A practical course suitable for owners, builders and architects to gain an understanding of using lime in the repair of old buildings. We will cover the traditional skills of repairing and restoring with lime mortars, renders, plasters and lime-wash. There will be practical...

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Conserving your Dublin Period House Course 2017

Conserving your Dublin Period House Course 2017

The Irish Georgian Society and Dublin City Council have assembled a team of conservation experts to present a series of talks on the history and significance of Dublin’s period houses and practical advice on their conservation. Attendance at the talks will prove invaluable for owners of all periods and types of houses, from the modest Edwardian artisan dwelling to the substantial red-bricks of the Victorian...

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St Mary’s Church,  Kilkenny Restoration and Conservation – Evening Lecture 21st November 2016

St Mary’s Church, Kilkenny Restoration and Conservation – Evening Lecture 21st November 2016

The Engineer’s;  Architect’s  and  Client’s  perspective of the complete restoration and conservation of Ireland’s last ‘hidden’ 13th century urban church to the highest standards for re-use as a museum. All welcome         Admission Free 6.30pm  Monday  21st November 2016 Engineers Ireland,  22 Clyde Road,  Dublin 4 Presented by Engineers Ireland Heritage Society in association with EI Structures and Construction Division and the Institution of Structural Engineers...

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Construction Safety Week, September 12th – 16th 2016

Construction Safety Week, September 12th – 16th 2016

Construction Safety Week 2016 Construction Safety Week is an initiative of the Construction Safety Partnership Advisory Committee (CSPAC). This is a grouping of all the main stakeholders in the construction sector in Ireland – Employers, Unions, State Bodies ( in conjunction with the HSA) and Professional Bodies. The collective objective is to continue to highlight the issues of health and safety in the Irish construction...

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Ireland’s Industrial Heritage: The Conservation Challenge – Seminar on 13th October 2016

Ireland’s Industrial Heritage: The Conservation Challenge – Seminar on 13th October 2016

The Industrial Heritage Association of Ireland together with ICOMOS Ireland, Dublin City Council and TICCIH present this one-day seminar on Thursday 13th October 2016. The seminar will focus on the challenges facing the heritage sector in the conservation of historic industrial sites.The primary aim of the seminar is to present a number of conservation case studies. The projects selected are of local, national and international...

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National Heritage Week 20-28 August 2016

National Heritage Week 20-28 August 2016

National Heritage Week is coordinated by The Heritage Council and its aim is to build awareness and education about our heritage thereby encouraging its conservation and preservation. Each year, during the last week of August, many national and hundreds of local community organisations participate by organising events throughout the country. Many of the events that take place during the week are free and the programme...

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Surviving the Recovery: Getting work – Getting paid – Staying compliant

Surviving the Recovery: Getting work – Getting paid – Staying compliant

The Alliance of Specialist Contractors is running events throughout Ireland in September entitled Surviving the Recovery: Getting work – Getting paid – Staying compliant.  Please find attached a copy of the event flyer which contains further details: Event Flyer. The following link can be used to book your place The fee is €25, bring a friend for free.


CPD Seminar: Essentials of Timber Conservation: Latest Developments, Techniques & Legislation

CPD Seminar: Essentials of Timber Conservation: Latest Developments, Techniques & Legislation

Engineers Ireland present a CPD Seminar on Wednesday 21st September 2016. Click on this link for more information: Timber Conservation Seminar Conservation Engineering for Timber can be a specialised area but knowledge of the behaviour of timber is an essential requirement for anyone likely to encounter structural timber. As the Government is once again emphasising re-use and rejuvenation of the older town centres in particular, the role...

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