Passed to the Future: The Bishop's Palace
The history of The Bishop's Palace, Kilkenny, the home of the Heritage Council since 2008.Read MoreRead Less
Using the conservation plan methodology introduced into Ireland by the Heritage Council,
the historical significance of all aspects of the building and site were documented. Based on a
careful survey of its qualities, Consarc Architects drew up plans for the building’s re-use.
Heritage Council, conscious of the rich tapestry of history that could be read in the buildings,
was anxious to demonstrate that 'heritage' is a living thing, and that having a respectful attitude
to heritage does not curtail creativity, or contemporary interventions.
- Published by: The Heritage Council