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PROJECT 18ORMOND

Our exciting new building restoration project at 18 Ormond Quay Upper is now well underway. One of the most transformative initiatives of its kind in the city, we need your support to help it continue.

Project 18Ormond Updates

Windows, glazing and making the building weathertight have dominated works at 18 Ormond Quay since the start of the year. This has involved the comprehensive refurbishment and reinstatement of fourteen sash windows to their original 1843 design.

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Upcoming Seminars + Courses

CURRENT SEMINARS NOW BOOKING FOR MAY 2018


Insulating Historic Buildings Seminar & Live Demonstration
Calsitherm Climate Board & Diasen Thermal Plaster Demonstration
3rd May 2018

Historic Building Site Visit: 3 Henrietta Street
17th May 2018

Workshop Seminar & Site Visit: Lambstongue Joinery & Metalworking
15th May 2018

Historic Building Site Visit: 1 Capel Street
23rd May 2018

National Biodiversity Week Lectures
22nd May 2018
25th May 2018

 

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Conserve your Building

Dublin's historic buildings are a unique resource that shapes the identity of the city. 

Discover more about building conservation, origins of architectural styles and materials, and how to approach your own conservation project.

 

Irish Period Houses - The Definitive Reference Manual

Dublin Civic Trust's flagship publication Irish Period Houses - A Conservation Guidance Manual is the must-have reference tool for building conservation in Ireland.

Newly rewritten and published for 2016 by the original author, chartered conservation surveyor Frank Keohane, Irish Period Houses provides invaluable information for the homeowner and building professional into the design of traditional houses, their construction materials and decorative elements, and expert guidance on how they can be repaired and enhanced with best conservation practice. It is the definitive reference guide for custodians of most period buildings in Ireland and for anyone considering taking on a building conservation project.

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Recent Events

Dublin Garden Squares Day 2017

Enjoy free expert walking tours of Dublin’s five main Georgian squares and associated parks and gardens in this annual staple event. Discover the history of these magnificent urban gardens, their plants and wildlife, the people who once used them and the historic buildings that embrace them.

All events are free