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Conservation of Historic Ironwork Seminar 14-15 June 2007

Ambassador Hotel, Cork City


This seminar is designed to provide information on the conservation and maintenance of historic architectural ironwork eg railings, gates, piers, balconies, structures etc. Topics will include repair techniques for wrought iron and cast iron, sourcing materials, managing an ironwork project, painting methods etc. The seminar will be delivered by staff of Historic Scotland through the Scottish Ironwork Foundation. A number of best practice examples will be looked at including some current projects in Cork City and County and a site visit to some examples of historic ironwork in Cork City.

Who should attend this seminar?

This seminar is aimed at property owners, conservation officers, heritage officers, planners, architects, engineers, crafts people and anyone interested or involved in the care of historic ironwork.

The cost for this 2 day seminar is €50.  Places are limited so early booking is advisable.

To Reserve a place or for further information please contact Michelle O Flynn @ 021 4924086 or email

This seminar is an action of the Cork City Heritage Plan 2007 – 2012 and is funded by Cork City Council, Cork County Council and the Heritage Council

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