Conservation Without Frontiers: Cross-Border Summer School

  • Derry and Donegal
  • €70 per day or €240 for the full Summer School

This cross-border summer school brings together students, experts and enthusiasts to explore, discuss, debate and enjoy issues relating to our shared Irish heritage in the context of Derry City & Strabane and Donegal. The event will focus on conservation and heritage led regeneration in the built environment of North West Ulster.

The Summer School is a joint partnership between the Ulster Architectural Heritage Society and The Irish Georgian Society. There will be many opportunities to visit and engage with the history and heritage of Derry and Donegal through talks, site visits to vernacular and civic buildings of architectural interest, demonstrations of traditional building skills and open discussions.

Speakers include: Dr. Brian Lacey, Paddy Matthews, Dr. Andrew McClelland, Dr. Edward McParland, Dr. Fidelma Mullane, Ronan O' Donnell, Dr. Barry O' Reilly, Dr. Greg Stevenson and Prof. Alistair Rowan.

A full programme is available to download from