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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Adapt and Thrive

Author:

Taylor, M.

Year:

2013

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

23

Pages:

24-28

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Engagement and disengagement: Implications for increased partnerships between museums, curators and artists.

Author:

Little, P.

Year:

2013

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

23

Pages:

29-36

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Making Connections, Tracing Identities: a Five Year Inventory Project in the Irish Antiquities Division, National Museum of Ireland.

Author:

Anderson, C.

Year:

2013

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

23

Pages:

38-43

Keywords:

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

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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

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