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, with publication paused until 2019 and now issued as an online journal. 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 2020, Vol. 27 was produced as an online publication in 2021, edited by Dr Briony Widdis. Freely accessible, see below listing to access and download as PDF or read this, and archived journals, on Issuu.  

 

To view archived Journals on Issuu:

Click here to access Museum Ireland, Vol 27 (2020)

Click here to access Museum Ireland, Vol 26 (2019)

Click here to access Museum Ireland, Vol 25 (2015)

Click here to access Museum Ireland, Vol 24 (2014)

Click here to access Museum Ireland, Vol 23 (2013)

Click here to access Museum Ireland, Vol 22 (2012)

 

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Accessing our national heritage: adult learners and the National Library.

Author:

Wynne, R. and O’Sullivan, B,

Year:

2013

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

23

Pages:

45-48

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Museum Interactive Learning Spaces: The Education Area at the National Print Museum.

Author:

Halpin, G.

Year:

2013

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

23

Pages:

49-58

Keywords:

Our History: PEACE III funded Community History Project at Down County Museum.

Author:

Smyth, D.

Year:

2013

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

23

Pages:

59-65

Keywords:

Waterford Young Arts Critics (WYAC), their story so far.

Author:

Power, E.

Year:

2013

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

23

Pages:

66-74

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Even better than the real thing? Collecting copies of ancient sculpture in Ireland.

Author:

Bevivino, M.A.

Year:

2013

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

23

Pages:

75-82

Keywords:

What the books say - the usefulness of visitor books as a research source.

Author:

Hamilton, J.

Year:

2013

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

23

Pages:

83-95

Keywords:

The Decorative Arts - Why the V&A collections are relevant in the 21st Century.

Author:

Jones, M.

Year:

2012

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

22

Pages:

6-13

Keywords:

A Time of Change: Rising to what challenges?

Author:

Kirby, P.

Year:

2012

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

22

Pages:

14-21

Keywords:

Staying relevant in spite of it all.

Author:

Starrett, M.

Year:

2012

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

22

Pages:

22-27

Keywords:

Challenging museums and challenging purposes.

Author:

Crooke, E.M.

Year:

2012

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

22

Pages:

28-32

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