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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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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Challenging museums and challenging purposes.

Author:

Crooke, E.M.

Year:

2012

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

22

Pages:

28-32

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Ireland’s Heritage and Culture: A Principal Driver of Tourism Growth?

Author:

Pender, A.

Year:

2012

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

22

Pages:

34-40

Keywords:

Public spaces for equality and diversity.

Author:

Crowley, N.

Year:

2012

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

22

Pages:

41-46

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