Traditional Building Skills Event Listing

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One of objectives of the Heritage Council's Traditional Building Skills Initiative is to promote the high quality training on traditional building skills taking place across Ireland. Towards those ends, we invite news of high-quality courses that are being run by the private sector, professional bodies, community organisations and charities.

Eligible courses of high education quality will be promoted by the Heritage Council on and our social media channels.

Eligible course types include workshops, conferences, field trips, lectures and seminars covering the following traditional building skills: roofing, thatch, masonry and lime mortar, dry stone walling, joinery and ironwork. Other course topics concerning traditional buildings are also eligible. These include: building maintenance, planning a works project, modifying traditional buildings or sites for climate change, modifying to enhance access and addressing fire safety. The primary focus of any course must be educational. Courses must be focused on traditional buildings.

To be listed, please download and fill in the application form. Completed forms are to be sent via email to

The Heritage Council reserves the right to refuse applications.

Any application must be sent in at least three weeks before the start of the event.

For further inquiries please contact