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RIAI Walks + Talks - St Mel’s Cathedral, 5 December

Published: Monday, December 07, 2015

St Mel's Cathedral

The RIAI hosted the next in its series of Walks + Talks 2015/16 at St Mels Cathedral in Longford last Saturday, 5 December 2015.

An enthusiastic group braved the treacherous weather to be met by Architects Colm Redmond and Ann Cuffe Fitzgerald from Fitzgerald Kavanagh + Partners

ST Mel's Cathedral

Colm Redmond gave a slide presentation which covered a review of the Conservation Strategy employed in the restoration of St Mel's.  Both Colm and Ann then led two groups around the Cathedral for a fascinating, in-depth Walk +Talk. 

St Mel's Cathedral, restored by Fitzgerald Kavanagh + Partners, is the 2015 Winner of the Public Choice Award at the RIAI Irish Architecture Awards. St Mels Cathedral also won in two other categories: Conservation/Restoration,and Universal Design, and the project was also Highly Commended in the Research Category.

       

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