Month: February 2020

Window Conservation xxx

The Phase 1 repair and conservation of the nave clerestory windows is progressing well.  The work is being carried out in the studios of specialist glazing conservator Holy Well Glass.  Each window has been numbered, removed, assessed, traced, dismantled, cleaned and is now being mounted in a new lead matrix ready for their re-installation back… Read more »

An Historic Day xxx

Yesterday was a landmark day for the roof project and an historic day in the life of the Cathedral as the first slates were removed from the Cathedral roof. Most of the slates have been in place since the 19th Century, when Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness funded the last major restoration of the Cathedral. In… Read more »

Love Dublin 8 xxx

Join us on Saturday 29 February from 11.00 – 16.00 for a Community Fair called LoveD8 – a market-style celebration of all that is great about Dublin 8 will be held in the Saint Catherine’s Church, Thomas Street, Dublin 8.  Areas and pitch points across two floors of the event space will be zoned as follows: WorkingD8… Read more »