Tuesday November 24, 2020

Heritage cleaning specialist takes the grime out

Peter MacNamara has been cleaning and restoring ancient surfaces since 1999, and he also helps keep modern graffiti artists at bay

7th May, 2017
Polished concrete floor to create a seamless transition from indoor to outdoor spaces PIc: Ste Murray

We’re nearing the end of our interview over coffee in Mayfield, the trendy eatery on Terenure Road in Dublin, when stone cleaning and restoration specialist Peter MacNamara tells me, almost off the cuff, how he became a registered heritage contractor.

The Dubliner, who started his specialist stone floor restoration company P Mac in 1999, worked mainly on marble floors. An incident at Leinster House, which at the time was covered in scaffolding following...

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