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The vision of the Irish Georgian Society is to conserve, protect and foster a keen interest and a respect for Ireland’s architectural heritage and decorative arts. These aims are achieved through its scholarly and conservation education programmes, through its support of conservation projects and planning issues, and vitally, through its members and their activities.

City Assembly House update - October 2017


Posted by IGS

Having started works on the City Assembly House in April, the project of restoring the building as a cultural venue in the heart of Dublin is coming close to completion. 


A climate control system with necessary insulation is being provided to ensure a stable environment for hosting sensitive art works within the exhibition room.


New wall linings provide the necessary insulated background to fix works of art.


Decorative plasterwork beneath the rooflight being cleaned and repaired by expert craftsmen


A lift shaft is being completed and will provide universal access to the basement, first floor and exhibition room levels.


A new staircase links the basement and first floor levels which have been separated for over 50 years.


A new fire escape staircase ensures full use can be made of the Exhibition Room.