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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 Conservation Grants Programme 2017
The IGS is inviting applications to its Conservation Grants Programme 2017. Now in its fourth year, the grants programme provides financial support for works to structures of significant architectural merit.
Conserving Your Dublin Period House: Spring 2017
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.
Conservation Award 2017
The Irish Georgian Society invites applications for its Architectural Conservation Awards 2017 for conservation projects and also for its Original Drawings Awards for non-CAD drawings of an historic building or structure. The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday, 28th April 2017.
Collection of Irish Georgian Society miniatures on display at Castletown
A longstanding member has donated a collection of Irish miniatures to the IGS which has recently gone on public display in the Print Room at Castletown.
Irish Georgian Society - Buildings Conservation Fund 2015
In October 2015, the Irish Georgian Society launched a Buildings Conservation Fund of $250,000 to support five important conservation projects where emergency repairs are required. Watch our video which outlines the projects we are supporting.
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.

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Conservation Awards 2017

Clockwise from top left: Guildhall, Derry/Londonderry (Winner 2014), Vincent Coleman’s Boyle Mill (Winner 2014), Blackrock Further Education Institute (Winner 2014), The Royal Belfast Academical...

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Limerick Chapter Christmas Party

On Thursday the 1st of December last, the Limerick Chapter of the Irish Georgian Society opened the Christmas season with a fundraising Christmas party. The event was held in The Georgian House, No....

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2016: Our Year in Review

Another year has flown by, and in 2016 the Irish Georgian Society were thrilled to see conservation projects supported through the Society come to fruition as well as a packed calendar of members...

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Irish Georgian Society 2016 Christmas Party

This year's annual Christmas Party was held in Marlay House. Guests enjoyed drinks and canapés in the festive atmosphere of the house while the nights proceedings included the presentation of the...

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