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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.

Spring Seminars: Conserving Your Dublin Period House - 2018

19.01.2018

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The Irish Georgian Society and Dublin City Council are partnering to deliver our annual spring Conserving your Dublin Period House course. This is an A to Z course on the care and conservation of protected structures. Starting at 1pm on Tuesday 13th March and running for twelve consecutive Tuesday lunchtimes in the octagonal room, City Assembly House, 58 South William Street, D.2. The talks commence with Jacqui Donnelly, Senior Conservation Architect with the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht outlining the policy and legislation in place for protected structures. 

Booking for the course is open now. Book online here.

2018 Conserving Your Dublin Period House programme

Tuesday 13th March, My House is a Protected Structure: what does this mean? Examining policy and legislation by Jacqui Donnelly, Senior Architect, Architectural Heritage Advisory Unit, Department of Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht.

Tuesday 20th March: Dublin’s Domestic Architecture: its historic stylistic evolution by Charles Duggan, Heritage Officer, Dublin City Council

Tuesday 27th March, Sensitively Conserving and Restoring your Period House by Mary McDonald, Architectural Conservation Officer, Dublin City Council

Tuesday 3rd April, A Stitch in Time Saves Nine: practical building conservation and maintenance by Frank Keohane, Chartered Building Surveyor accredited in Building Conservation & author of Irish Period Houses: a conservation guidance manual

Tuesday 10th April, Historic Windows: their history, significance and conservation by Dr Nessa Roche, Architectural Conservation Advisor, Architectural Heritage Advisory Unit, Department of Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht, author of DoCHG’s Advice Series, A Guide to the Repair of Historic Windows

Tuesday 17th April, Historic Pointing Techniques and the Importance of Using Lime by Grainne Shaffrey, Principle, Shaffrey Architects, Grade I RIAI Conservation Practice and co-author of the DoCHG’s Advice Series: a Guide to the Repair of Historic Brick

Tuesday 24th April, Energy Performance in Protected Structures; planning implications and grants by Sarah Halpin and Carl Raftery, Conservation Research Officers, Dublin City Council

Tuesday 1st May, Historic Doors and Staircases;  their history and conservation by Peter Clarke, retired DIT lecturer

Tuesday 8th May, Historic Ironwork: its history, significance and conservation by Ali Davey, Historic Environment Scotland & author of DoCHG’s Advice Series, The Repair of Wrought and Cast Ironwork

Tuesday 15th May, Keeping the Water Out and What to Do When the Water Gets In by Lisa Edden, consultant structural engineer & co-author of DoCHG’s Advice Series, A Guide to the Repair of Historic Roofs

Tuesday 22nd May, Historic Bricks: their history, significance and conservation by Susan Roundtree, RIAI Conservation Architect & co-author of DoCHG’s Advice Series, A Guide to the Repair of Historic Brickwork

Tuesday 29th May: Historic Decorative Plasterwork: its history, significance and conservation by Andrew Smith, consultant decorative plasterwork conservator

Booking for the course is open now, book online here.

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