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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.

Cruinniú na nÓg 2020: Free Online Workshops for Children - 13 June


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The Irish Georgian Society and the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht are hosting a series of free online Cruinniu na nOg children's conservation and traditional craft workshops on Saturday 13 June.

Cruinniú na nÓg is a national day of free creativity for children and young people under 18.


How Stained Glass is Made, 10.00am
A free children's conservation and craft workshop by Liam McCorkell of Glasshaus Studio, Navan, Co. Meath.


Gilding and Historic Paint Effects, 11.30am
A free children's conservation and craft workshop for Cruinniú na nÓg 2020 with Ruth Bothwell of Decowell Studio, County Antrim.


Georgian Architecture: its origins and inspiration, 1.00pm
A free children's illustrated talk by Arran Henderson of Dublin Decoded


Cracking Stone with Fire, Water, Plugs and Feathers, 2.30pm
A free children's traditional building skills workshop by Philip Quinn of Stonemad, Holycross, County Tipperary


Wood conservation workshop, 4.00pm
Dissolved insect poop and laser guns, the restoration of 200 year old doors in Carton House with Sven Habermann, Letterfrack Conservation, Co. Galway


Please note: to participate in these free conservation workshops, it is necessary to download Zoom (free to download) onto your computer/tablet or smart phone in advance of the workshop.