News - Developments
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....
Little Museum of Dublin allocated over €1million from Fáilte Ireland
25 Aug 2022
Fáilte Ireland has announced (23 August) the award of funding of €1.03million under their Grant Scheme for Large Tourism Projects to the Little Museum of Dublin....