News - Awards


EMYA 2021 open for applications

10 Dec 2019

The European Museum of the Year Awards (EMYA) 2021 are now open for applications....


Funded PhD Opportunity, Ulster University & Irish Museums Association

22 Nov 2019

The Irish Museums Association and Ulster University's project ‘The EU and the museum: an investigation of cross-border museum projects in Ireland’ has been deemed eligible for a NBCDTP Collaborative Doctoral Award....


NMI Country Life wins Sandford Award.

21 Nov 2019

The National Museum of Ireland - Country Life at Turlough Park, Castlebar, has won a prestigious Sandford Award for excellence in heritage education, an award held continuously by the museum since 2004....


Director of Waterford Treasures honoured by the Norwegian Crown

13 Nov 2019

The director of Waterford Treasures, Eamonn McEneaney, has been appointed Officer (Knight First Grade) of The Royal Norwegian Order of Merit, in reward for outstanding service in the interest of Norway....


EPIC voted Europe's Leading Tourist Attraction 2019

9 Jun 2019


NMNI receives special award by NI Tourism

3 Jun 2019


HMS Caroline, shortlisted for Art Fud Museum of the Year 2019

5 May 2019


National Heritage Awards 2018 Winners, The Heritage Council

10 Feb 2019


Two Irish Museums win at Irish Tourism Awards 2019

8 Feb 2019