News - Developments


Monaghan County Museum prepares for Peace Campus move

4 May 2023

Monaghan County Museum will close at its current home on Hill Street on International Museums Day, May 18th this year, in preparation for the move to the new Museum At The Peace Campus in early 2024...


Inaugural Saint Brigid’s Day bank holiday cultural programme launched to celebrate women in Ireland

30 Jan 2023

An inspiring programme of cultural events taking place across the National Cultural Institutions took place in recognition of the first Bank Holiday for Imbolc/St Brigid’s Day....


Detailed design phase for redevelopment of the National Museum of Ireland - Natural History to commence

11 Jan 2023

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, has announced approval for the commencement of the design phase of the National Museum of Ireland - Natural History redevelopment project....


Nano Nagle Place appoints new CEO

11 Jan 2023

John Smith has been appointed as the new CEO of Nano Nagle Place, Cork, winner of the Council of Europe Museum Prize 2022....


Amgueddfa Cyrmu - Museum Wales' Director General steps down.

9 Jan 2023

David Anderson will step down from his role as Director General of Amgueddfa Cymru - Museum Wales in April this year, having led the organisation since 2010....


UCC to repatriate Egyptian artefacts

3 Jan 2023

Following discussions between University College Cork (UCC), the Egyptian and Irish governments and the National Museum of Ireland, a number of artefactsare to be repatriated by UCC....


Official Opening of Foyle Valley Railway Museum’s Interpretive Centre

21 Sep 2022

Following receipt of National Lottery Heritage Funding, significant refurbishment and renovations have been carried out to the physical structure of the Museum building, along with investment in programming....


Office of Public Works recruiting up to 250 staff over the next 12 months

20 Sep 2022

The Office of Public Works (OPW) are recruiting up to 250 staff, including a large number of high-value civil and structural engineering roles, over the next 12 months....


Indefinite closure of Dublin Writers Museum

25 Aug 2022

Dublin Writers Museum is due to close indefinitely, following an assessment carried out for Fáilte Ireland in 2020....