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Irish Georgian Society

03 December 2010

Energy Efficiency for Historic Homes

How to effectively conserve energy in the historic building of Ireland will be the subject on an event in Dublin next week. The event on Monday (December 6) will see Dublin City Council’s...

08 October 2010

Irish Georgian Society announce award winners

The Irish Georgian Society launched its inaugural Architectural Conservation Awards this year to promote greater appreciation of Ireland’s built heritage and to celebrate the conservation and restoration work done in recent years that...

07 October 2010

Back from brink thanks to banker’s bonus

Swiss Banker Allen Krause is doing something ususually heroic with his annual bonus – investing it in the restoration of a once-rooofless castellated mansion near Clonmellon, Co Westmeath. Indeed, if it wasn’t for...

28 April 2010

Irish Georgian Society launches architectural conservation award

Today the Irish Georgian Society announced a new conservation awards scheme to celebrate Ireland’s built heritage and to mark the importance of the conservation work being done by its architects. In marking its...

26 November 2008

A 50-Year Battle to Save Old Ireland

When Desmond and Mariga Guinness first lived here in the 1950s, they were unlikely champions of Irish architecture. Mrs. Guinness, the daughter of a German prince, had grown up in Europe and Japan,...

01 November 2008

Georgian society

The Irish Georgian Society, which this year celebrates its 50th anniversary, has done the State some service, not least in changing public perceptions of the real value of our architectural heritage. Certainly, no...

30 October 2008

Book marks 50 years of Georgian Society

A new book to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Irish Georgian Society gives an “insightful account of this special period in Ireland’s history,” its founder Desmond Guinness has said. Mr Guinness said...

16 February 2008

The Georgian guardians

It has become something of a truism to say that Ireland and her citizens are today utterly changed from what they used to be. But nothing better brings home the reality of this...

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