THE HERITAGE SERIES Knowledge skills in Conservation Works

The Register of Heritage Contactors in collaboration with the Construction Industry Federation, will hold a series of six one hour talks to raise awareness and understanding of conservation works, practices and materials when working on historic buildings, including protected structures. The Heritage Series are in person modules which allow participants to network with others in […]

Conservation Theory for Heritage Contracting

Conservation Training

Principals and Directors of Construction firms involved in heritage projects. The Programme will give participants an understanding of the underlying principles of conservation and architectural heritage requirements. At the end of the programme, participants will be more aware of the different aspects of heritage projects. They will have a better understanding of the ways to […]

Conserving your Dublin Period House Talks, Spring 2018.

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 greatly benefit owners of all periods and types of houses, from the modest Edwardian […]

GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme

The Heritage Council, in partnership with the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, is opening the annual grants scheme to GLAS participants for the conservation and repair of traditional farm buildings and other related structures. Only farmers approved in the Green Low-Carbon Agri-Environment Scheme (GLAS) are eligible to apply.  [button url=”” target=”_blank” color=”blue” size=”small” border=”false” […]

Leadwork for Historic Buildings CPD course, Stradbally Hall, Laois on Thursday the 26th of October

An ideal opportunity for those involved in historic building conservation. A single day practical workshop involving the identification of common problems associated with leadwork on historic buildings and an overview of basic repair techniques and appropriate types of lead and lead-dressings. The course will delivered by an experienced conservation leadworker with Rainey Restoration. To book […]

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 […]

OPW seeks permission for €8m Leinster House refurb

Plans for the refurbishment of Leinster House, and the temporary relocation of the Seanad to the neighbouring National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology, have been submitted to Dublin City Council. Plans to refurbish Leinster House, including the replacement of old electric wiring, understood to pose a potential fire risk, were put forward almost a decade […]