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.

'PLACES  FOR PEOPLE' - NATIONAL POLICY ON ARCHITECTURE WORKSHOP

ICOMOS Ireland wishes to thank all the participants of the 'Places for People' National Policy on Architecture consultation workshop with the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, which took place on Friday, January 24th There was a wonderful turnout with some important views shared on the document.

21st Annual Maura Shaffrey Memorial Lecture - Keeping Heritage Above Water

The 21st Annual Maura Shaffrey Memorial Lecture was held in Dublin Castle on Thursday, 31st October 2019. The evening comprised a lecture and panel discussion with keynote speaker Dr Cara Augustenborg examined the Sustainable Development Goals and their relationship to cultural heritage, particularly when facing today's challenges to sustainably adapt for climate change and contemporary needs.

Videos of the lectures and panel discussion from the evening can be found here.

FORTHCOMING ICOMOS IRELAND EVENTS

FEBRUARY MEMBERS MEETING 

Tuesday 11th February, 6pm

RSAI, 63 Merrion Square

CONGRATULATIONS TO GRELLAN ROURKE

It is with great delight that we inform you that our esteemed member and former President, Grellan D. Rourke has been announced winner of the 2019 ICCROM Award. Please see the formal announcement on ICCROM’s website here.

Grellan has contributed so much to cultural heritage at international and national level. We, at ICOMOS Ireland can feel privileged and proud of Grellan’s involvement with ICCROM over the years, which gladly continues.

Our warmest congratulations go to Grellan for this award which is so richly deserved. 

 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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