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.

IGS Summer Party 2024


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IGS Summer Party, Shankill Castle, Co. Kilkenny, Sat 29th June 2024

This year's summer garden party was very enjoyable, despite the heavy rain for most of the day. In the lovely surrounds of Shankill Castle, into which we were very kindly welcomed by our hosts Geoffrey and Elizabeth Cope, we luxuriated in their art collection, most of the paintings being by Elizabeth, of herself, her friends and family. The rooms were spacious, filled with antique comfortable furniture. Later when the rain tailed off, we could venture into their extensive grounds. A good day was had by the brave souls who ventured to Kilkenny.

We would like to thank our wonderful hosts Geoffrey and Elizabeth Cope, our Events Committee Members for helping on the day, and all who attended.