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UAH/IGS Summer School Study Day – Newry: A City Rediscovered

June 16

£15.00 – £50.00


Newry: A City Rediscovered.

Ulster Architectural Heritage (UAH) and the Irish Georgian Society (IGS) invite you to take part in a one day summer school to visit key conservation projects in Newry. Join us at the newly rediscovered Bagenal’s Castle, the home of the Newry, Mourne and Down Museum and Collection, as we visit the market city and discuss key buildings and projects. Our guest speakers will include Consarc Design Group, Edward McParland and Newry architect Tom Gilsenan, who will enlighten us on the development of Newry through history, to now city status and a key border town on the island of Ireland. Our walking tour will explore these buildings in further detail, including Newry-born architect W. J. Barre’s Riverside Presbyterian Church, the canal side quay warehouses, and several buildings on the UAH/HED Heritage at Risk register. We will also take a visit to Newry Cathedral to discuss Consarc’s water ingress remedial works and how action is required to prepare for the impact of climate change in our cities. The day will conclude with a BBQ in Marlacoo House, Tandragee, a Georgian gentleman’s residence with stunning architecture and views of the surrounding area.


Buses will depart from Belfast & Dublin at 8:30AM/9AM respectively, meeting in Newry at Bagenal’s Castle (Newry and Mourne Museum) where our heritage discussions will begin. Buses will depart Marlacoo House at 7.30pm, returning to Belfast by 20.15 and Dublin by 21.15.


Summer School Study Day Proposed Itinerary (times subject to change)
8:30 AM / 9AM Bus departs Dublin / Bus departs Belfast
10-10:30AM Registration & welcome drinks
10:30-10:35AM Welcome from NM&D Museum
10:35-11:00AM Introduction to Newry & Conservation Area
11:00-11:30PM Consarc – Bagenal’s Castle & Newry Cathedral
11:30– 1:30PM Walking tour of Newry including drawing & illustration opportunity
1:30 – 2:30PM Lunch
2:30 – 3:30PM Group discussions
3:30 – 4PM Closing Remarks
4 – 4:30PM Travel to Marlacoo House, Tandragee
4:30 – 7:30PM BBQ at Marlacoo House, Tandragee
7:30PM CLOSE. Buses depart. Return to Dublin/Belfast


Refreshments, lunch and evening meal will be provided.

***Limited number of tickets available*** – if the ticket you wish to purchase is sold out, please email [email protected] to be added to a waiting list.

Tickets go on sale Monday 9th May at 10.00am.

Students tickets £15/€20

Members tickets £40/€50

Non-Members £50/€60

If you would like to book a ticket from Dublin CLICK HERE. If you wish to travel from Belfast, tickets can be purchased below.



June 16
£15.00 – £50.00
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Newry & Mourne Museum
Castle Street
Newry, BT34 2BY United Kingdom
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Irish Georgian Society


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