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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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Young Irish Georgians tour of The Liberties, 27 September 2016
This tour will take a stroll through the fascinating textile history of the Liberties with a look at where and how textiles were produced and taking in buildings of architectural and culture significance from Tailors' Hall on Back Lane, the Iveagh Markets on Francis Street to the heart of the silk weaving area of Weavers Street and Newmarket Square.
Newbridge House Study Day, 8 November 2016
This study day will examine the history and conservation of Newbridge House's architecture, designed landscape, decorative interiors and collection. Speakers will include: Alec Cobbe, Cathal Dowd Smith, Arthur McGregor, Finola O' Kane, David Skinner and Adrian Waibor.
Irish Georgian Society - Buildings Conservation Fund 2015
In October 2015, the Irish Georgian Society launched a Buildings Conservation Fund of $250,000 to support five important conservation projects where emergency repairs are required. Watch our video which outlines the projects we are supporting.
Restoration of the City Assembly House PHASE 2
A short video outlining the second phase of development of the City Assembly House can be seen 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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23.08.2016

The history of Agher Church and House

Agher church stands just outside the garden of Agher House and so formed part of the estate. Jonathan Swift was rector at Agher from 1699 until his death in 1745.  In 1804, a new church was erected...

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