News - Developments


The National Archives of Ireland (NAI) closed due to water leak

26 Oct 2023

Following the detection of a water leak on the top floor of The National Archives of Ireland (NAI)'s premises on Bishop Street, the NAI will remain closed until 31 October to enable essential works to be carried out. ....


ESB & Irish Heritage Trust to develop new Georgian museum.

10 Jul 2023

The ESB has announced plans to partner with the Irish Heritage Trust to develop No. 12 Fitzwilliam Street as a museum....


Irish Wake Museum opens in Waterford

22 Jun 2023

The Irish Wake Museum is the latest in the Waterford Treasures collective of Museums at Waterford’s Viking Triangle, opened on 16 June 2023....


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....