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 O'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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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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Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Thursday, 22 June 2017 14:00 until Thursday, 22 June 2017 16:00
Due to unforeseen circumstances the ICRI tour to the NAI has been postponed. We will provide another opportunity to see the department in our events programme as soon as it can be rescheduled.      

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ICRI Annual General Meeting

ICRI Annual General Meeting

Thursday, 18 May 2017 15:00 until Thursday, 18 May 2017 17:30
The ICRI AGM will be held at the Royal Society of Antiquaries Ireland, 63 Merrion Square, Dublin. Following the meeting there will be a special talk by Grainne Shaffrey, Principal Architect at Shaffrey Associates Architects, about the conservation work carried out in 2007 on the RSAI Mews Building/Coach House, 68 Merrion Square for the Irish Landmark Trust. The AGM will conclude with drinks in the beautiful gardens of the Royal Society of...

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Cultural Objects Worked in Skeletal Hard Tissues - Materials Identification Workshop

Cultural Objects Worked in Skeletal Hard Tissues - Materials Identification Workshop

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 09:00 until Wednesday, 29 March 2017 17:00
NOW SOLD OUT   The course is taught by Dr Sonia O’Connor FSA FIIC ACR, University of Bradford over two days through a mix of lectures, handling sessions and practical identification. The materials covered in detail include bone, antler, various species of ivory, horn, baleen, tortoiseshell, rhino horn and hornbill, but materials used as substitutes or to imitate these materials, such as hoof, shell, coral, and plastics will also be...

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