We are Ireland's largest organisation of trained and experienced conservators & restorers working in the conservation profession. Active in both the private and the museum sectors, our members have expertise in many disciplines, including oil paintings, paper, textiles, furniture, archaeology, ceramics, buildings  and display. Our principal aim is the preservation of the island's man-made heritage.

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22 October 2014

This one day seminar is organised by the Irish National Committee of the Blue Shield and will take place on October 22 at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin. Targeted at the Principal Response Agencies; An Garda Siochána (police service), Military, Health Service Executive (HSE),...

Conservation & Professional Standards - Caring for your collections & the Museums standards

The Institute’s main objectives are to promote within Ireland the practice of conservation of historic and artistic material to internationally accepted standards; and to improve public awareness and understanding of the need for conservation.

Beyond the information found here on the website, our members provide professional advice and support to curators, architects or exhibition designers.

Members - Training, events & professional development

ICRI members are involved in a vast range of disciplines in all areas of conservation, preservation, museums and heritage. We act as the profession's accrediting body in and Ireland and as a network for spreading information about conservation we are second to none.

You don't need to be a conservator to join; beyond our 100 conservator-restorer and professionally accredited members, we also have associate, student and institutional members.