Irish Pavilion Presents Portfolio of Irish Architecture Practice de Blacam and Meagher

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VENICE.- Commissioned by the Irish Architecture Foundation under the directorship of Nathalie Weadick and curated by Tom dePaor, Peter Maybury, Alice Casey and Cian Deegan, ‘of de Blacam and Meagher’ examines the built and unbuilt portfolio of Irish architecture practice de Blacam and Meagher of the last 33 years. Speaking at the launch hosted by His Excellency Patrick Hennessy, Irish Ambassador to Italy, Minister Hanafin said “De Blacam and Meagher have deservedly achieved many awards and accolades for their work over the decades and it is fitting that their practice should have this opportunity to represent Ireland’s architectural community on the world stage. Their presence here will raise further the profile of Irish architecture and, I have no doubt, bring it the audience, profile and success it deserves.” The Irish pavilion at Venice is the eighteenth century oratory