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June 3, 2011

Conservation of Historic Ironwork Seminar

A Conservation of Historic Ironwork Seminar will be held at The Market House, Monaghan, 10.30am – 4pm, Thursday 23rd June 2011. This seminar is part of the International Forge In, taking place in Monaghan 23rd-26th June. It’s free, but booking will be essential.

10.30: registration, tea, coffee.
11.00: Introduction and welcome. Colm Murray, Architecture Officer, The Heritage Council.
11.10 – 11.40: Historic Ironwork and Architectural Heritage. Ali Davey. Historic Scotland.
11.45 – 12.15: Working with Irish Blacksmiths on restoration projects. Edward Bisgood. Chairperson, Irish Artist Blacksmiths Association.
12.20- 12.50: Traditional wrought iron gates. Liam Mulligan, Chartered building surveyor.

2.00-2.30: National Heritage Ironwork Group and training. Chris Topp, Chairman, National Heritage Ironwork Group, England.
2.45 – 4.00: Demonstration at Forge with Paul Devlin and Richard Linstead, Irish Artist Blacksmiths Association.
4.00. Tea and coffee to close.

Please book through the Market House and write Conservation Seminar in the subject line.

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