May outing to Hillsborough Castle

May outing to Hillsborough Castle

from Saturday, 04 May 2019 00:00
Join us on our May outing to Hillsborough Castle, the official residence of the Royal Family when visiting Northern Ireland, and the location of significant historic meetings between British and Irish Politicians during the Northern Ireland Peace Process. The beautiful Georgian mansion is set in 100 acres of gardens, woodland and lawns. We will be guided through the house by David Orr, conservator with the Historic Royal Palaces.  All...

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ICRI Behind the Scenes at Trinity College Library Preservation and Conservation Department

ICRI Behind the Scenes at Trinity College Library Preservation and Conservation Department

Thursday, 21 February 2019 15:00 until Thursday, 21 February 2019 17:00
Join Susie Bioletti, Keeper of Preservation and Conservation for a guided tour of the conservation department and the projects being undertaken by the conservation team on the library's collections. To reserve a place please contact: megawa@tcd.ie

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Francis Bacon: A Moving Experience

Francis Bacon: A Moving Experience

Saturday, 26 January 2019 11:00 until Saturday, 26 January 2019 12:00
Join Conservator Mary McGrath at 11am when she will discuss the relocation of Francis Bacon’s studio from London to Dublin: A conservation perspective. Free, although booking is required through eventbrite.ie Image credit: 7 Reece Mews Francis Bacon Studio. Photograph: Perry Ogden. ©The Estate of Francis Bacon. Collection: Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane. 

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ICRI Christmas Drinks

ICRI Christmas Drinks

from Tuesday, 18 December 2018 18:30
Grellan Rourke, ICRI vice-chair, will kindly be hosting the Christmas drinks this year at his home in Rathgar, Dublin. All ICRI members and family are invited for the festivities and we hope to see you there for a chance to socialise before New Year! Please RSVP Susannah Kelly @ susannahconservator@gmail.com for attendance and address details. 

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Museum lighting: from theory to practice

Museum lighting: from theory to practice

Thursday, 22 November 2018 09:30 until Thursday, 22 November 2018 17:00
ICRI and Trinity College Dublin Library are delighted to announce a one-day workshop with Dr David Saunders on Museum Lighting. The workshop is divided into five sessions: Light, radiation, human vision and colour; Light as an agent of damage to collections; Access versus conservation; The practicalities of lighting objects; Developing lighting policy and guidelines.  Dr Saunders is an Honorary Research Fellow at the British Museum,...

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Conservation Activities in Ireland IV Conference

Conservation Activities in Ireland IV Conference

Thursday, 04 October 2018 09:00 until Thursday, 04 October 2018 17:00
 4 October at the National Gallery of Ireland Book your place now here Conservators in Ireland are connecting and collaborating with diverse local communities, fellow heritage colleagues and aligned professions such as conservation scientists in ever diverse and innovative ways. This conference reflects a broadening range of conservation skills of ICRI members and highlights excellence in the conservation profession. It...

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September Field Trip

September Field Trip

Friday, 21 September 2018 00:00 until Saturday, 22 September 2018 00:00

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September Field Trip

September Field Trip

Friday, 21 September 2018 00:00 until Saturday, 22 September 2018 00:00
Field trip to the west of Ireland - open to all members and family Friday 21 September – Meet at 11am Griffen Mill, The Old Post Office, Ardmore, Donamon, Co. Roscommon  Griffen mill is the only papermill in Ireland making traditional handmade paper. Famous for their watercolour papers which emulate the qualities of papers used by Turner and Cotman, as well as their wallpapers, bookbinding and letterpress and Islamic papers, Griffen...

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Behind the Scene at the National Gallery of Ireland

Behind the Scene at the National Gallery of Ireland

Friday, 23 February 2018 15:00 until Friday, 23 February 2018 17:00
Join Simone Mancini, Head of Conservation at the National Gallery of Ireland  and his team for a guided tour of the Conservation Department and learn about the current projects. To reserve your place please email Jenny Greiner Maximum 13 people

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Christmas Drinks

Christmas Drinks

Friday, 15 December 2017 17:30 until Friday, 15 December 2017 19:30
Colleagues and friends - join us for ICRI Christmas drinks, to celebrate the year gone by and toast to the one to come. Catch up and enjoy a festive drink (or two) in the atmospheric Library Bar, of the Central Hotel. See you there!

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Thursday Talks on Conservation

Thursday Talks on Conservation

Thursday, 16 November 2017 17:30 until Thursday, 16 November 2017 18:30
Join us for 2 Thursday talks: The Guercino Research and Conservation Project, presented by Simone Mancini, Head of Conservation, National Gallery of Ireland Simone will discuss a collaborative conservation and research project between NGI and J.Paul Getty Museum, Los Angelos.  A team comprising conservators, curators, and scientists from both institutions are conserving and researching 'Jacob Blessing the Sons of Joseph' by Giovanni...

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Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Thursday, 09 November 2017 11:00 until Thursday, 09 November 2017 13:00
Join Kristine Rose Beers, Senior Conservator at the Chester Beatty Library, for a guided tour of the conservation department and an opportunity to learn of the treatment of the world renown collections held by the Library. This event is open to all members however booking is essential. To reserve a place please contact: greiner.jenny@gmail.com

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Training Day in Social Media and Broadcast Media Skills

Training Day in Social Media and Broadcast Media Skills

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 09:30 until Tuesday, 10 October 2017 17:00
A 1 day training programme provided by DHR Communications for members of ICRI who engage, or seek to engage, with the media. Topics covered include: an introduction to social media; an overview of writing for the web/blogging; tips and techniques for broadcast media interviews; and dealing with media queries. The cost is €50. To book a place please contact: levequee@tcd.ie

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Field Trip to Birr Castle

Field Trip to Birr Castle

Saturday, 30 September 2017 11:00 until Saturday, 30 September 2017 16:00
Join us on a special tour of Birr Castle, a rare gem in the heart of Ireland, and see the castle through the eyes of the owners, Earl and Lady Rosse. By special arrangement, we will also explore the Demesne and St Brendans’s well. To make a full day of it the Courtyard café is available for coffee and lunch. Entrance fee: €18 Open to all members and family To register for this event please contact: JGILLIS@tcd.ie

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Thursday Talks on Conservation

Thursday Talks on Conservation

Thursday, 17 August 2017 17:30 until Thursday, 17 August 2017 18:30
Join us for Thursday Talks on Conservation Topics. Lauren Buttle, Kress Fellow at Trinity College Library Conservation Department, will discuss the conservation of papyrus Egyptian Books of the Dead. Mary Teehan, E-RIHS coordinator (Ireland) and Archaeology 2025 Strategy coordinator, will present The European Infrastructure for Heritage Science (E-RIHS) - a new portal for conservation science.  Open to all members....

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