Caring for our past.
Sharing for our future.

Institute of
Conservator-Restorers
in Ireland


Our mission is to promote the conservation and restoration of Ireland's cultural heritage. We are the accrediting body for the conservation profession in Ireland. We promote the practice of conservation of historic and artistic material to internationally accepted standards.
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Professional qualification for conservator-Restorers

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  • What is Conservation?

    Conservation is an interdisciplinary field involving studio practices, science and the humanities. Conservator-restorers specialise in specific materials or object types.
  • What is Conservation?

    A conservator-restorer works on projects and/or is involved in the holistic preservation of a heritage collection. He/she will understand and respect an object’s historical and cultural integrity, apply chemically inert and reversible treatments and follow established professional standards.
  • What is Conservation?

    Conservation makes our cultural heritage accessible. It is carried out by trained professionals and follows a methodical approach, with consultation and thorough examination.
  • What is Conservation?

    Conservation is an interdisciplinary field involving studio practices, science and the humanities. Conservator-restorers specialise in specific materials or object types.
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