Russborough Lime Kiln Maintenance Day

BLFI and SPAB Ireland

An opportunity to work on a recently restored traditional lime kiln guided by experts.

Saturday 6th May 9:00am-5:00pm

You are welcome to come later / leave earlier / drop in

Buy your own lunch at the café


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Note: €2 parking,  no other fee payable


Free guided tour of the house for participants late morning

Plan for the day:

•              Introduction to the kiln

•              General tidy up, removing old pallets etc (not completed after the burn)

•              Weeding around the kiln

•              Pointing mortar mixing and prepare for pointing

•              Tour of house, (strimming will take place while people are away for the tour)

•              Lunch in the Café at Russborough

•              Local re- pointing using Hot mixes under the

direction of Eoin Madigan - Stonemason

•              Hot mix lime wash

Come prepared with the following:

•              Work clothes, gloves and sturdy boots

•              Hi Viz vest and safety glasses

If you have them bring:

•              Garden tools for weeding

•              Pointing tools

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