Monthly Archives: January 2013

A Major Conservation Project – Saint Mel’s Cathedral, Longford

This piece takes a quick look at the planned reconstruction and restoration of an old historic building; St Mel’s Cathedral in Longford, which was destroyed by fire on Christmas Day 2009. At around five o’clock on Christmas morning 2009, a fire broke out in the rear of St Mel’s Cathedral. Fire services did their best […]

What is Dry Rot? Causes and Dry Rot Treatment in Ireland

This article covers how to identify dry rot, what the causes are, and dry rot treatments in Ireland.Dry rot in Ireland is a particular problem because our Irish climate is ideal for the germination and growth of the fungus. Serpula Lacrymann, or “dry rot” as its more commonly known, is a fungus which attacks and […]