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 holds monthly committee meetings which are open to all its members and often followed by talks.




The Heritage of Tourism, ‘Keeping Sight of Sites’

By Dr. Peter Harbison

George's Hall, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2

Friday 3rd of November 2017

6.30pm for 7.00 pm talk.


In this lecture Dr. Harbison addresses issues such as the commercialisation of cultural heritage sites in tourism, visitor information and engagement, conservation management and the role of organisations and local communities.

The lecture will be followed by a discussion in which audience members are invited to participate.   This will be facilitated by the President of ICOMOS Ireland, Gráinne Shaffrey.

Presented in partnership with the Office of Public Works.

Free Admission            Suggested donations €10

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