ICOMOS Ireland

ICOMOS Ireland was founded in 1984. It has grown and developed and has a sizeable membership drawn from the State heritage services, local government, museums, universities and private practice.

ICOMOS Ireland organises activities on the International Day for Monuments and Sites. It hosts meetings to pursue its objectives.

ICOMOS Ireland follows and comments on matters in regard to World Heritage Sites and Sites on the Tentative list in Ireland. 

ICOMOS Ireland is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee (No. 435591) and is a registered charity (CHY17077). 

It has an elected board of directors comprising of President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Company Secretary, Membership Secretary and five ordinary members.

ICOMOS Ireland seeks to gather a membership that will include recognised experts in their field of specialisation; to recruit emerging professionals seeking such specialisation; and it aspires to give all members ample opportunities and stimulus to become actively engaged in the work of the National Committee. To learn more, click here

ICOMOS Ireland holds monthly committee meetings which are open to all members and often followed by talks. Information on meetings and talks can be found in the Meetings section of the website.

 

 MARCH MEMBERS MEETING

The March 2019 Members Meeting, which takes place on March 12th, will focus on a presentation by Fergus McCormick, Architect with the Office of Public Works, on the restoration of the lighthouse at Skellig Micheal. Further details on this meeting will follow shortly.

 

FORTHCOMING ICOMOS IRELAND EVENTS

International Sites and Monuments Day Event - 13th April 2019 (tbc) Theme for 2019 is Rural Heritage, Rural Landscapes and Beyond

21st Annual Maura Shaffrey Memorial Lecture - 1st October 2019 (tbc)

 

20th ANNUAL MAURA SHAFFREY MEMORIAL LECTURE

 The 20th Annual Maura Shaffrey Memorial Lecture titled Future Historic City - New Approaches for a Sustainable 21st Century City and presented by Professor Mike Turner, took place on October 17th 2018. A link to the lecture can be found here.

Professor Mike Turner

 

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