Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

New roof for St Patrick’s

The Dean of St Patrick’s cathedral, Dublin, Dr William Morton, recently hosted an information evening to highlight the restoration of the roof which is due to start shortly.   

This roof restoration will be the first major undertaking at the cathedral since the Guinness restoration in the 1860s. This restoration process will take around two years to complete and will cost €9 million. The Restoration of the High Roof will address four major issues. The first is nail sickness whereby nails used to fix the slates over the years have corroded and in many cases…

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