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The vision of the Irish Georgian Society is to conserve, protect and foster an interest and a respect for Ireland’s architectural heritage and decorative arts.

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CONSERVATION WITHOUT FRONTIERS: Historic Buildings of Armagh & Monaghan in Context
For the first time, the joint UAHS and IGS summer school will bring together students, enthusiasts and practitioners to explore, discuss and debate issues relating to our shared Irish heritage in the context of Armagh and Monaghan.
Conserving your Dublin Period House: Spring 2015
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.
Restoration of the City Assembly House PHASE 2
A short video outlining the second phase of development of the City Assembly House can be see here.
City Assembly House - a history
Built by the Society of Artists in the 1760s and '70s, the City Assembly House has since served as Dublin's City Hall, as the founding home of the Conservatory of Music, and as a museum. Today it is being restored as the new home of the Irish Georgian Society
Restoring the City Assembly House
Through the generous fundraising and donations of Irish Georgian Society members, the conservation and restoration of the City Assembly House has progressed to Phase 2.
Belline rustic temple lodge, Piltown, Co. Kilkenny
Collapse of 'At Risk' protected structure of national importance

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Joint statement on Beit paintings sale

'Kermesse' by David Teniers the Younger

The Irish Georgian Society and An Taisce, being nominating bodies to the board of the Alfred Beit Foundation (ABF), call upon the government to urgently...

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Art in Country House Conference - Pictures

The IGS, in collaboration with the OPW, hosted the Art in the Country House conference in George's Hall, Dublin Castle, on Thursday 23rd April. The conference was arranged to coincide with '...

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Irish Launch - IADA & Ireland: Crossroads

Thank you to all who attended the Irish launch of Irish Architectural & Decorative Studies Volume XVII, The Journal of the Irish Georgian Society, and Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design,...

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