Heritage Training


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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Conservation Theory for Heritage Contracting – 26th January 2017

Conservation Theory for Heritage Contracting – 26th January 2017

Don’t miss our Conservation Theory for Heritage Contracting course, Thursday 26th January 2017  CIF Conservation Theory for Heritage Contracting 26th January in Dublin The CIF’s Conservation Theory for Heritage Contracting course is delivered in association with the Register of Heritage Contractors.  The course is aimed at providing those involved in heritage projects with up to date information on best practice heritage related aspects of the...

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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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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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Bachelor of Science in Applied Conservation Skills at Waterford IT – Advanced Entry Now Open

Bachelor of Science in Applied Conservation Skills at Waterford IT – Advanced Entry Now Open

Applications are now open for Advanced Entry to the 2016-2017 Bachelor of Science in Applied Conservation Skills at WIT and application forms can be found here:  The BSc in Conservation Skills course is run in conjunction with Waterford City Council and allows students to work on live conservation projects as well as attending WIT for theory based modules. The course is the first of its...

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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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West Dean College, England:  Building Conservation Masterclasses

West Dean College, England: Building Conservation Masterclasses

A programme of three-day short courses recognised by Historic England, the Building Conservation masterclasses provide training in technical and practical skills in the repair and maintenance of historic structures.  The courses are aimed at those who need to develop practical skills and also those who need to understand, specify and supervise these skills. They are relevant to craftspeople, conservators, conservation officers, architects, surveyors, planners, construction...

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