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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 Christmas Gift Vouchers
Seasons Greetings. Irish Georgian Society Christmas gift vouchers are the ideal gift for anyone interested in Irish decorative arts and architecture. These vouchers can be redeemed on memberships and purchases from the Irish Georgian Society, online and in store.
Christmas Party at Rathfarnham Castle
Our Christmas party will be held in Rathfarnham Castle which dates back to the Elizabethan period. Rathfarnham Castle is newly opened after works and members will have a chance to enjoy festive drinks and canapés in this atmospheric setting. Members will also have the opportunity of a tour on the evening.
Russborough: ‘Heritage Housekeeping: Philosophy and Practice’
The IGS, in association with the Institute of Conservators and Restorers Ireland, are partnering to deliver a good housekeeping in historic houses study day in Russborough House. Receive expert advice on the care and conservation of your collections.
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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Notice to Members

As a new president of the Irish Georgian Society will be appointed in December, it is necessary to make some minor changes to the Society’s constitution to reflect up-to-date thinking.

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Built Heritage Investment Scheme

Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS) 

The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Ms Heather Humphreys, TD, announced on 21 October 2015 this new €2 million investment scheme for the...

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New York Gala Dinner 2015

This year's Irish Georgian Society New York Gala Dinner was held in the University Club, October 20th, 2015. We had a lovely and charming turnout, and donors were very generous towards the Society's...

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