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Conserving Your Dublin Period House 2020

18.02.2020, 13:00 P.M.

A twelve-week lunchtime talk series presented by the Irish Georgian Society and Dublin City Council to be held from 1pm to 2pm on Tuesdays in February, March, April and May at the Irish Georgian Society’s City Assembly House, 58 South William Street, Dublin 2.

Tuesday 18th February Dublin’s Domestic Architecture: its historic stylistic evolution by Charles Duggan, Heritage Officer, Dublin City Council

Tuesday 25th February Protected Structure Policy and Legislation by Jacqui Donnelly, Senior Architect, Built Heritage Policy, Department of Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht

Tuesday 3rd March Maintenance and Controlling Damp in your Period House by Frank Keohane, Chartered Building Surveyor accredited in Building Conservation & author of Irish Period Houses: a conservation guidance manual

Tuesday 10th March Energy Performance in Protected Structures; planning implications and grants by Carl Raftery, Conservation Research Officer, Dublin City Council

Tuesday 24th March Sensitively Extending your Protected Structure, Mary McDonald, Architectural Conservation Officer, Dublin City Council

Tuesday 31st March Historic Decorative Plasterwork: its history, significance and conservation by Andrew Smith, consultant decorative plasterwork conservator

Tuesday 7th April Historic Windows: their history, significance and conservation by Dr Nessa Roche, Senior Architectural Advisor, Built Heritage Advisory Unit, Department of Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht, author of DoCHG’s Advice Series: A Guide to the Repair of Historic Windows

Tuesday 14th April 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 21st April Historic Doors & Staircases: their history and conservation by Peter Clarke, retired lecturer, Technological University Dublin

Tuesday 28th April Taking Care of your Period House’s Roof, Chimneys and Parapets by Lisa Edden, Associate Director at Cora Consulting Engineers & co-author of DoCHG’s Advice Series: A Guide to the Repair of Historic Roofs

Tuesday 5th May History and Conservation of Bricks by Susan Roundtree, RIAI conservation architect & co-author of DoCHGs Advice Series: A Guide to the Repair of Historic Bricks

Tuesday 12th May The Importance of Using Lime & Historic Pointing Techniques in Dublin by Grainne Shaffrey, Principal, Shaffrey Architects, Grade I RIAI Conservation Practice and co-author of the DoCHG’s Advice Series: A Guide to the Repair of Historic Brick

Saturday 18th April 10.00am until 11.30am Architectural Walking Tour with Dr Susan Galavan, MRIAI. Dr Galavan will lead a walking tour examining the architectural form, style and detailing of Northumberland Road, D2. Built over the course of six decades in the 19th century its buildings which vary from tall red-brick terraces to fine semi-detached houses provide an exemplar of the development of Dublin’s Victorian domestic architecture.

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