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RIAI Celebrates Women in Architecture with Lectures by Dr. Ellen Rowley and Grainne Shaffrey

Published: Wednesday, July 12, 2017

To mark International Women in Architecture Day, the RIAI organised a special free networking event on Wednesday 12 July. The booked-out event took place at the RIAI Offices on 8 Merrion Square.

Renowned architect Grainne Shaffrey and architectural historian and RIAI Honorary Member Dr Ellen Rowley delivered compelling lectures on their work on the forthcoming Tenement Museum Dublin / An Músaem Tionántán.


The Tenement Museum Dublin is housed in a former tenement at No 14 Henrietta Street, Dublin 1 and will bring to life the story of the building and of its residents. Grainne Shaffrey and Ellen Rowley have been centrally involved in this landmark project – Grainne as architect and Ellen as curator. The museum will open to the public on 24thAugust with a 6-week performance by ANU Productions.

To set the scene for the lectures on the Tenement Museum Dublin, actors Emily Fox and Daniel Monaghan staged a scene in the RIAI from Sean O'Casey's celebrated play The Plough and the Stars.  The event was kindly supported by

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