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. 

Museum Ireland was published in hard copy form until 2015. Back 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 2019 was produced as an online publication in 2020, edited by Dr Briony Widdis. Access is restricted to IMA members for twelve months from publication, following which open access will be provided. 

To view and download a sample article: Crowley, Brian & Wall, Oisín. 2019. 'Living Inside: Displaying difficult subjects and working with academic institutions'. Museum Ireland 26 (1): 20-24

 

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The People's Galleries: Art Museums and Exhibitions in Britain, 1800-1914

Author:

Bourke, M.

Year:

2015

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

15

Pages:

157-160

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Museum Space Where Architecture Meets Museology

Author:

Byrne, F.

Year:

2015

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

15

Pages:

161-164

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Irishmen in the Great War: Reports from the Front 1915

Author:

Scanlon, J.

Year:

2015

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

15

Pages:

165-166

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Performing the past: material culture and the dialogical museum.

Author:

Gibbons, L.

Year:

2014

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

24

Pages:

5-12

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The past as a political minefield: public memory, politicians and historians.

Author:

Higgins, R.

Year:

2014

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

24

Pages:

13-18

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Istrian emigration meets the museum: encouraging dialogue and understanding between ideologies.

Author:

NikoÄević, L.

Year:

2014

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

24

Pages:

19-25

Keywords:

Festival studies and museum studies - building a curriculum.

Author:

Nic Ghabhann, N.

Year:

2014

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

24

Pages:

27-40

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The renovation of the Royal Museum for Central Africa and implications for colonial history.

Author:

Gryseels, G.

Year:

2014

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

24

Pages:

41-53

Keywords:

Where contemporary art and histories can meet.

Author:

Carey, H.

Year:

2014

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

24

Pages:

55-61

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Terror and hunger, disease and death: Ireland's Great Hunger Museum.

Author:

O'Sullivan, N.

Year:

2014

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

24

Pages:

63-72

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