Historic Roofs

Galway’s Heritage Buildings Show 2016

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’

Click on this link to download the pdf : Galway’s Heritage Buildings Show 2016