News - Developments


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....


National Museum of Ireland's Natural History Museum reopens

10 Aug 2022

Following a two-year closure for renovations, the Natural History Museum in Dublin has now reopened its ground floor exhibitions....


Launch of Photo Museum Ireland

28 Jun 2022

Gallery of Photography Ireland, founded in 1978, is establishing Ireland’s first permanent museum for contemporary photography as Photo Museum Ireland, reflecting the significant evolution of its remit....


Proposals for National Centre for Research and Remembrance approved

30 Mar 2022

The Irish Government has approved proposals for a National Centre for Research and Remembrance to be located on the site of the former Magdalen Laundry on Sean MacDermott Street in Dublin....


New website for Carlow County Museum

4 Jan 2022

Coinciding with the 48th anniversary of the museum’s opening, Carlow County Museum launches a brand-new website to enhance the end-user's experience....