Canal House
Oct
20
3:00 PM15:00

Canal House

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This extension to a 1920s townhouse remakes the retaining wall edge bounding the Eglinton Canal, it’s stepped floor levels and folding roof-planes re-negotiate a relationship to the canal and city beyond. 

Designed by LiD Architecture, this extension to a 1920s townhouse remakes the retaining wall edge bounding the Eglinton Canal, it’s stepped floor levels and folding roof-planes re-negotiate a relationship to the canal and city beyond.

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Streedagh House
Oct
20
2:00 PM14:00

Streedagh House

Architect Patrick McCabe led tour of Streedagh, a “modern movement” house with clean lines and bright interiors. The accommodation is arranged in an L-shape plan, embracing a courtyard garden to the rear. Date of Construction: 2018.

Disabled access.

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Scoil na bhForbacha STEAM Workshop for Kids:  The Sweet Factory
Oct
20
11:00 AM11:00

Scoil na bhForbacha STEAM Workshop for Kids: The Sweet Factory

‘STEAM’ - Science, Technology, Engineering, ART, Math.Join us for a fun, hands-on introduction to the engineering, architecture & design involved in building a sweet factory. Using a variety of simple materials the kids will design and build models of sweet factories inspired by Willy Wonka. Design workshop led by Engineer, Ryan Lavery, from Stewart Construction.

Ages 8-12 years.

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Westport Talk
Oct
20
11:00 AM11:00

Westport Talk

Simon Wall MRIAI, Municipal Districts Architect will give an illustrated talk on Westport’s holistic community approach to Town Planning and Heritage over the past two decades, in the town’s recently completed Town Hall Theatre overlooking the Octagon.

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Oranmore Castle
Oct
20
11:00 AM11:00

Oranmore Castle

Oranmore Castle was built in around the 15th Century as a stronghold of the Clanricardes who were a prominent Norman family of Galway. Artist Leonie Finn will guide visitors through the rich history of the castle, which was restored 1940’s and is now her family home. 

No disabled access.  

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ARDAMULLIVAN TOWER
Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

ARDAMULLIVAN TOWER

Ardamullivan Castle was built circa the 16th Century; restored in the 1990s to protect the late medieval wall paintings discovered on the first and fourth levels. This is a rare opportunity to visit.

Open on a ‘first come’ basis. 

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ARCHITECTURAL YOGA
Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

ARCHITECTURAL YOGA

Join us for a yoga session where we will use stretches, poses and meditation to explore the architecture of our own bodies and the spaces we inhabit. Participants will be guided through a sequence of gentle chest-opening stretches and spine exercises before exploring curved architectural forms and structural strength within the body.

Instructor: Paul Hardiman, An Seomra Yoga. 

Open to ALL LEVELS - mats will be provided.

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