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. In 2010, it hosted the ICOMOS Advisory and Executive Committee Meeting and Scientific Symposium 2010 'Social Change' in Dublin Castle.
ICOMOS Ireland follows and comments on matters in regard to World Heritage sites in Ireland. It was represented on the DoEHLG Expert Advisory Group which reviewed the Tentative List of potential sites for inclusion on the World Heritage List. It assisted the Department in the facilitation of workshops in 2013 with a range of stakeholders in relation to each of the sites on the Irish World Heritage tentative list.
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 who form the Executive Committee, comprising President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Company Secretary, Membership Secretary, Publications Officer and two Ordinary committee member.
ICOMOS Ireland holds monthly committee meetings which are open to all its members and often followed by talks.
AN INTRODUCTION TO INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE FOR PROFESSIONALS - DAY SEMINAR
Date: Tuesday 29 September 2015
Venue: Dublin City Council Offices Wood Quay, Dublin 8
This CPD course will be of interest to anyone with a professional interest in the historic built environment, for example archaeologists, architects, engineers, surveyors and planners. The course will present an overview of Ireland's industrial heritage - historical research, site recording, assessment of heritage significance, statutory protection and conservation – to provide a greater awareness and understanding of this important aspect of Ireland's built heritage.
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2015 ICOMOS Ireland Annual Outing
This year the ICOMOS Ireland Annual Outing 2015 was a unique Joint Summer Meeting and Conference exploring one of the great world heritage cities, Edinburgh, in partnership with our friends and colleagues at ICOMOS-UK
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ICOMOS IRELAND 17TH ANNUAL MAURA SHAFFREY MEMORIAL LECTURE
"Connecting Conservation through COTAC" by Ingval Maxwell.
Date: Thursday 15th October 2015
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