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UAH & IGS Conservation Without Frontiers: Living Towns and Villages in Cavan and Fermanagh

June 20 @ 9:15 am - June 22 @ 3:00 pm

£30 – £150

Join Ulster Architectural Heritage and the Irish Georgian Society for the third year of our biennial ‘Conservation without Frontiers’ Summer School, from 20 to 22 June 2019. Admission is open to students and professionals working in a related field as well as the general public. Participation in the summer school provides an excellent opportunity for those with an interest in conservation and heritage to meet with others from across different universities, disciplines, and related fields. Participation is recognised as CPD by the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland.

Book by 30th April and get our Early Booking Reduction!

The topic will be ‘Living Towns and Villages in Cavan and Fermanagh’ focussing on the conservation issues faced in the regeneration of rural Irish towns; and sharing projects which benefit local communities and support the unique built heritage assets of these areas. The summer school is directed by Kevin Mulligan, Director of the 2015/2017 UAH/IGS Summer Schools and author of Buildings of South Ulster.

The programme will include lectures from architects, historians and members of the  local councils; as well as site visits, access to unique historic venues, and food and entertainment. The outline programme is as follows*:

Thursday 20th June: Enniskillen, County Fermanagh

  • A series of talks in Enniskillen Methodist Church and Enniskillen Presbyterian Church exploring the historic development of Fermanagh & Enniskillen, and examples of local contemporary heritage projects
  • Walking tours of Enniskillen conservation area, including a visit to Enniskillen Castle, examining heritage-led regeneration projects and future developments and current heritage assets
  • Tours of Florence Court, followed by drinks, entertainment and an evening meal in the courtyard

Friday 21st June: County Cavan

  • A series of talks in Kilmore Diocesan Centre looking at the history of Cavan, planning and policy and heritage projects in the local area
  • Visits to Cavan town and additional exemplar towns, villages, and community projects.
  • Dinner and a pub quiz in Ballyhaise House

Saturday 22nd June: County Cavan

  • A visit to Kilmore Cathedral & See House
  • Viewing of the Student Design Competition Entries and presentation of bursaries
  • Conclusion with a celebratory lunch

Some of our speakers include: Miriam Delaney, Professor Alistair Rowan, Marcus Patton OBE, Dr Connie Gerrow, Nicola McVeigh, Emma McGarrity, Kevin Mulligan, Michael O’Neill, Mary McAuliffe, Liam Mulligan, Dr Neil Galway.

*The programme may be subject to change. Further details will be released in the interim period.

Ticket prices include refreshments, lunch, dinner, drinks, access to venues, entertainment and transport between summer school locations.

We are doing an early booking offer of a £10 reduction on each day ticket or a £20 reduction on weekend tickets until the 30th April. This has been included in the ticket options below.

Euro Bookings can be made through Eventbrite with the Irish Georgian Society here:


June 20 @ 9:15 am
June 22 @ 3:00 pm
£30 – £150




Irish Georgian Society


50 available
Early Bird Weekend Ticket: Non-Member£150.00
98 available
Early Bird Weekend Ticket: Member£130.00
98 available
Early Bird Day Ticket: Non-Member Thursday£70.00
98 available
Early Bird Day Ticket: Non-Member Friday£70.00
98 available
Early Bird Day Ticket: Non-Member Saturday£40.00
98 available
Early Bird Day Ticket: Member Thursday£60.00
98 available
Early Bird Day Ticket: Member Friday£60.00
98 available
Early Bird Day Ticket: Member Saturday£30.00

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