2013 Scheme to assist Local and Regional Museums (Grants)

Posted: Friday, 31 May 2013

The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Mr. Jimmy Deenihan TD, on 23 May 2013 announced details of the successful applicants in the Local and Regional Museums Scheme administered by his Department.

Click here for full details. The 23 beneficiaries of a total of €198,000 included:

The Model Sligo Jack B Yeats - The Circus €12,000 Sligo
Kerry County Museum 20:20 Kerry - online exhibition, educational materials €6,000 Kerry
Donegal County Museum Donegal Museum Detectives Backpack €12,000 Donegal
South Tipperary County Museum "The River Suir - Gathering Pace" - a temporary panelled travelling exhibition €12,000 Tipperary
Waterford Museum of Treasures Website development, with online booking facility and translation €7,000 Waterford
Foynes Aviation & Maritime Museum Ltd Marketing and Promotion of Museum €13,000 Limerick
Cavan County Museum Story of Emigration from County Cavan €12,000 Cavan
The Seanchaí Kerry Literary & Cultural Centre Production of exhibition brochure/catalogue €1,500 Kerry
Curragh Military Museum Development of Sir Alfred Chester Beatty Room, Conserve, Display and Interpret collection €15,000 Kildare
Galway County Council Museum Promote the Battle of Aughrim Centre, via a national trail, Gathering Event and improved facilities €12,000 Galway
National Print & Others Family Cultural Trail €12,000 Dublin
National Print Museum Production of guide books in various languages and English flyers €10,000 Dublin
Rothe House & Gardens Workshops €7,000 Kilkenny
Athy Heritage Centre Museum Explore, Experience & Educate Programme €6,000 Kildare
Monaghan County Museum Audio Visual Exhibition on the Leslie Family €8,000 Monaghan
Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne Multimedia presentation on the Irish language €4,000 Kerry
Clare Museum Festival of Poland €8,000 Clare
Limerick City Gallery of Art Audio experience of 100 works from the collection €10,000 Limerick
Dundalk County Museum Irish Polar Heritage Trail €10,000 Louth
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum Historical Re-enactments €10,000 Dublin
Irish Jewish Museum Conservation of 10 Paintings €3,000 Dublin
Maritime Institute of Ireland (Maritime Museum) Seminar& book binding €2,500 Dublin
Frank McCourt Museum Improved signage €5,000 Limerick