Museum Ireland - Publications, Research & Reports

Museum Ireland (ISSN 0961 9690) is the annual journal published by the Irish Museums Association and contains selected proceedings from conferences and other events that have taken place throughout each year, critical discussion pieces, articles on new developments, along with book, museum, and exhibition reviews. 

Published in hard copy format from 1991 until 2015, following a three-year hiatus Museum Ireland returned as an online journal in 2019. Archival issues of Museum Ireland may be purchased from the IMA office or accessed at the National Library of Ireland and various university libraries around the country. 

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Museum Ireland, Vol. 29 (2022) was produced as an online publication in 2023, edited by Dr Briony Widdis. Freely accessible, see below listing to access and download as PDF, or read this and archived journals on Issuu.  

 

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"The National Gallery: An Illustrated History"

Author:

Bourke, M.

Year:

2010

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

20

Pages:

165-166

Keywords:

Ancestral Interiors: Photographs of the Irish Country House

Author:

Bourke, M.

Year:

2010

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

20

Pages:

166-167

Keywords:

What makes a great museum great?

Author:

de Montebello, P.

Year:

2009

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

19

Pages:

9-16

Keywords:

IMA Lecture

What is this idea of shared heritage?

Author:

Rolfe, N.

Year:

2009

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

19

Pages:

17-21

Keywords:

history, conflict resolution

Active engagement, museums and the geosciences.

Author:

Parkes, M.

Year:

2009

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

19

Pages:

22-28

Keywords:

geology

Does the collection and display of public sculpture reflect a shared heritage and commonality?

Author:

Murphy, P.

Year:

2009

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

19

Pages:

29-35

Keywords:

art, sculpture

Unfrozen music: Beckett in the museum.

Author:

Johnson, N.

Year:

2009

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

19

Pages:

36-41

Keywords:

theatre, Samuel Beckett

Exhibiting landscape.

Author:

Duffy, P.

Year:

2009

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

19

Pages:

42-49

Keywords:

geography, landscape

The potential of material and intangible culture to reflect the diversity of our heritage.

Author:

Ballard, L.

Year:

2009

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

19

Pages:

50-56

Keywords:

social history, identity

Representing genocide: lessons drawn from three projects undertaken by the Imperial War Museum, 2000-2007.

Author:

Bardgett, S.

Year:

2009

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

19

Pages:

57-61

Keywords:

history, exhibition