A weekend of Traditional Building Skills Demonstrations & Conservation Talks for everyone interested in period buildings, architectural conservation and traditional building skills.
Sat 7th & Sun 8th May
This exciting exhibition takes place in the grounds of Portumna Castle which is managed by theOffice of Public Works. Dramatically located on the shores of Lough Derg on the River Shannon, Portumna Castle is an imposing example of Irish architecture of the early 17th-century.
Of particular note at 4pm on day 2 is a talk on:
The Conservation and Repair of Historic Roofs
by Laura Bowen, RIAI Conservation Architect and co-author of DAHG Advice Series, A Guide to the Repair of Historic Roofs’