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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Noticeboard - What's new with IPCRA

27 May 2014

The Institute’s Annual General Meeting has been brought forward to May, to enable the Board to present the annual report as close as possible to the previous year. The format will remain the same but will include a brief meeting to update members on activities to date in 2014. This year it will be held...

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

The Association’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.