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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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IGS Summer Walking Tours
Six Summer walking tours of Dublin. Book online or from the bookshop. €15 Each.
Summer Drinks at Sandford Road
The IGS is delighted to announce that our 2015 Summer Drinks party will be held in the wonderful house and gardens of 45 Sandford Road, courtesy of IGS members, Val and Helen Dillon. Enjoy drinks and canapés in the company of IGS members and friends.
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

Our Updates


IGS & UAHS Summer School

Conservation Without Frontiers; For the first time, the joint Ulster Architectural Heritage Society and Irish Georgian Society summer school brought together students, enthusiasts and practitioners...

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Beit paintings - IGS Press Statement

The Irish Georgian Society welcomes the deferral by the Alfred Beit Foundation of the sale of Old Master paintings from Russborough House, Co. Wicklow. This postponement provides much needed...

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Greetings From Ireland - PhotoIreland 2015

“No matter where you are on this planet, Ireland may manifest in your corner of the world: we want to see how, and find out what Ireland is for you.”
The Irish Georgian Society is excited to host...

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IGS Press Release

The IGS has issued the following Press Release following the ABF's rejection of Minister's proposal:

The Irish Georgian Society endorses the efforts of Minister Heather Humphreys to work with the...

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Thursdays - James Hanley

Thursdays by James Hanley RHA

New life drawings by James Hanley RHA at the Octagonal Room, City Assembly House.

"It's Thursday again, and it seems to come around faster every week as I get older....

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