Celebrating Pugin Lecture Series

To coincide with our ‘Celebrating Pugin’ exhibition, a lunch-time lecture series exploring Pugin’s architecture and legacy will run in the Archive throughout March. All lectures are free and open to the public and take place in the Irish Architectural Archive, 45 Merrion Square, Dublin.

For booking and further information please contact the Archive at 01 6633040 or slincoln@iarc.ie.

Thursday 8th March at 1.15pm, Pugin and the Gothic Revival, Dr Christine Casey, Trinity College Dublin

Tuesday 13th March at 1.15pm, Gothic Nuremburg, Dr Lynda Mulvin, University College Dublin

Thursday 15th March at 1.15pm, A.W.N. Pugin and St Patrick’s College Maynooth, Dr Frederick O’Dwyer, Architect and Architectural Historian

Thursday 22nd March at 1.15pm, Pugin, Ritual and Design, Dr John Maiben Gilmartin, Art Historian, Academic and Lecturer

Thursday 29th March at 1.15pm, Restoring Pugin’s Heritage in Ireland – Experiences of a Conservation Architect, Michael Tierney, Conservation Architect

Happy Birthday Mr Pugin

Today is the bicentenary of the birth of the architect Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin. Dr Roderick O’Donnell will lecture on Pugin and Ireland at 1 pm in the Archive’s lecture room and this evening, Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minster for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, will officially open the Archive’s ‘Celebrating Pugin’ exhibition marking this event.

Celebrating Pugin Exhibition