Owning an Historic Property – Sat. 30 Sept, Brú Boru, Cashel

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Owning an Historic Property

A Guide to Maintenance and other Issues

Are you the owner of an historic property? Would you like to learn more about the care and maintenance of your home? Do you know what supports are available to you?

Tipperary County Council Heritage Office, Planning Department and County Museum will host a one day seminar in Brú Ború, Cashel on Saturday 30th September from 10am -4pm.

This one day seminar is open to owners of historic properties free of charge. A panel of experts will offer a guide to best practice as they discuss issues relating to conservation, maintenance, energy efficiency and biodiversity.

Speakers will include Michael O’ Boyle, Conservation Architect, on the practical steps to be taken when undertaking repairs, refurbishment or alterations to protected structures and traditionally built buildings. Dr Barry O’ Reilly will present on the diversity of historic buildings in County Tipperary from 1700 onwards. Frank Keohane, Chartered building surveyor will speak address issues that need to be considered to improve energy efficiency and thermal performance. Ricky Whelan will discuss the various species of birds and mammals associated with historic buildings and look at ways to deter problems and conserve species in accordance with legislation. An over view of supports and legislation will be provided by Tipperary County Council Planning Department and the Department of Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht.

Admission is free but booking is advised. Contact Julia Walsh on 07 61 06 5254 or email julia.walsh@tipperarycoco.ie for booking and further information.

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