Seven of Ireland's museums were recognised for high standards of management, care of collections and visitor services, by the Heritage Council under its Museum Standards Programme for Ireland (MSPI). The awards were presented by the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD at a ceremony on 8 July 2015.
Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane and the Zoological Museum in Trinity College were awarded full accreditation, while Farmleigh OPW and the GAA Museum have successfully maintained their full accreditation. Three other museums - Dublin Castle State Apartments OPW, Clare Museum and Highlanes Gallery in Drogheda - have been awarded interim accreditation.
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