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Permanent closure of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

25 Aug 2021

Following its temporary closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Quinnipiac University has announced the permanent closure of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum, Músaem An Ghorta Mhóir....

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Enhancement project underway at National Museum in Mayo

7 Aug 2021

The National Museum of Ireland - Country Life to enhance and extend the entrance lobby and visitor welcome point at Turlough Park, Castlebar....

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€5 million redevelopment for Strokestown's Famine Museum

4 Aug 2021

Co. Roscommon's Strokestown Park House & Gardens' Famine Museum is to undergo a €5 million redevelopment....

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Grafton Architects appointed Principal Design Consultants for Crawford Art Gallery redevelopment

30 Jul 2021

Award winning Grafton Architects have been announced as principal design consultants of the €29m Crawford Art Gallery redevelopment project. ...

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New Museum of Time for Waterford

16 Jun 2021

In a new addition to the rich cultural offering in Waterford, Heritage Minister Malcolm Noonan launched Waterford Treasure's Irish Museum of Time on 14 June 2021....

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Butler Gallery reopens in new home

6 Aug 2020

The Butler Gallery in Kilkenny has reopened in a new permanent home, Evans' Home, following 44 years based in Kilkenny Castle. ...

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Interactive map: Reopening museums across Ireland

26 Jun 2020

With most museums across Ireland now reopen to the public, we've created an interactive map to help you plan your visit....

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Tipperary County Museum reopens after re-development

26 Oct 2019

The new Tipperary Museum of Hidden History opened to the public on the 24 October 2019, following joint investment of €500,000 from Fáilte Ireland and Tipperary County Council....

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New museum definition, ICOM

19 Aug 2019

The International Council of Museums (ICOM) have published the proposed new definition of museum following wide consultation with members....