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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Celebrating Transatlantic Waterford, The Newfoundland addition to the Waterford Treasures Permanent Exhibition

Author:

Gillespie, S.

Year:

2004

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

14

Pages:

123-125

Keywords:

Waterford Treasures, exhibition

Blue: A Personal Selection from the Chester Beatty Library Collections by Colm Tóibín, Chester Beatty Library

Author:

Crowley, B.

Year:

2004

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

14

Pages:

126-128

Keywords:

Chester Beatty Library, exhibition

Vision & Accident, The Story of the Victoria and Albert Museum; The Great Exhibitor, The life and work of Henry Cole; The British Museum, A History; Behind the Scenes at the British Museum

Author:

Bourke, M.

Year:

2004

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

14

Pages:

129-133

Keywords:

Victoria and Albert Museum

"Leading with Passion" by S. Suchy

Author:

Cooke, P.

Year:

2004

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

14

Pages:

133-135

Keywords:

Effective Presentation & Interpretation in Museums: Proceedings of the Symposium held on 7 November 2003 at the National Gallery of Ireland. Series No 5.

Author:

Kelly, N.

Year:

2004

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

14

Pages:

135-138

Keywords:

"The Story of Mayo" by R. Meehan

Author:

Carragher, F.

Year:

2004

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

14

Pages:

138-139

Keywords:

Mayo

Diversity Issues in Relation to Museums in Ireland, North and South.

Author:

Crooke, E.

Year:

2003

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

13

Pages:

2-9

Keywords:

policy

Big brothers and Country Cousins. Relations between Regional and National Museums

Author:

MacGonigal, C.

Year:

2003

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

13

Pages:

10-17

Keywords:

Irish Museums Association, A Post Conference Muse

Author:

Spalding, J.

Year:

2003

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

13

Pages:

18-21

Keywords:

Irish Museums Assocation

Defining the Nation: Memory, Identity and Tradition in Ireland’s National Museums

Author:

Reid, G.

Year:

2003

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

13

Pages:

22-31

Keywords:

policy