Carrickfergus Castle – Works to the Great Tower Roof

Historic Environment Record of Northern Ireland Lecture Series 2019/20

Lecture by Dr John O’Keefe, Assistant Director; Dermot MacRandal, Senior Architect and Dr Chiara Botturi, Archaeologist HED

A £1million conservation project managed by Historic Environment Division, Department for Communities to replace the roof started on site at the end of March 2019. This lecture will explore how the new roof design was chosen, what the conservation project has been intended to achieve, how the materials were sourced and how the project has been delivered.