Buildings of County Cork: A Seminar by Frank Keohane on Cork’s Built Heritage – at IRD Duhallow on 9th July 2015 at 7.30pm

We thank James Buckley of IRD Duhallow for the following notice of a very interesting Seminar:

Buildings of County Cork: A Seminar by Frank Keohane on Corks’ Built Heritage 

IRD Duhallow will host a seminar on July 9th 2015 at 7.30 p.m in the James O’ Keeffe Institute, Newmarket, Co. Cork. A  Chartered Surveyor and Architectural Historian, Frank been working through the Buildings of Ireland Charitable Trust in­ the production of this survey which will be published by the Yale University Press in 2015 as part of one of the *Pevsner Buildings of Ireland Series. This seminar will address the development of structural heritage in Co. Cork and talk through his survey while giving an overview of the history of architectural heritage in the city and county. Previous projects which Frank Keohane has been involved have been the conservation of Christchurch Cathedral in Dublin, St. Canice’s Cathedral in Kilkenny and Johnstown Castle in Wexford. IRD Duhallow, are advocates of built heritage and conservation and look forward to welcoming Frank Keohane for what should be a fascinating insight into the heritage of our county. For further information and to register your attendance, please contact James at 029-60633.

*Sir Nikolaus Pevsner, (1902 – 83), was one of the greatest writers in the 20th century on the subject of built heritage and associated architecture. Born in Germany, Pevsner later moved to London where he became Professor of History of Art at Birbeck University (University of London), Professor of Fine Art (at Cambridge) and a Gold Medalist at the Royal Institute of British Architects.

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