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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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Conserving your Dublin Period House: Spring 2015
The Irish Georgian Society and Dublin City Council have assembled a team of conservation experts to present a series of talks on the history and significance of Dublin’s period houses and practical advice on their conservation.
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.
CONSERVATION PROJECT and ORIGINAL DRAWING AWARDS 2014
The Irish Georgian Society revealed the winners of its Architectural Conservation & Original Drawing Awards 2014 at an event in the City Assembly House. Dr. Edward McParland highlighted the high standard of projects submitted.
Irish Georgian Society announce Building conservation grants
€50,000 worth of grants for building conservation projects have been announced by the Irish Georgian Society (IGS) through its new Conservation Grants Scheme. Funded by the London Chapter of the IGS.
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

28.01.2015

A New Future for Hazelwood House!

 

Hazelwood, Owen Wynne’s great Palladian house built c. 1730 to the designs of Richard Castle on the shore of Lough Gill, Co. Sligo, has recently been purchased. This architectural gem has been...

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28.01.2015

Weekend tour of Great London houses

Be transported around London to visit a selection of great historic houses to include 18th century Spencer House, Kenwood, Osterley, Ham, Syon, Strawberry Hill, Chiswick House and Marble Hill...

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28.01.2015

Historic Landscape: Loved, Lost or in Limbo?

The Irish Georgian Society and Irish Landscape Institute have come together to organise a full day seminar on historic, designed and cultural landscapes entitled Historic Landscape: Loved, Lost or...

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15.01.2015

New York Gala Dinner

The New York Gala Dinner  was held on October 30th. On the evening the Gala Dinner heard from guest speakers William Laffan, author and Christopher Monkhouse, curator of the Department of European...

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