Minister Martin approves over €170,000 in funding for local and regional museums

28 Jul 2022

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, has today announced a series of small grants for local and regional museums around the country. Total funding of €170,206.50 is being made available under the Regional Museum Exhibitions Scheme 2022.

Projects funded under this Scheme seek to enhance the cultural offering of museums, to encourage greater access to museums and to promote the use of museums as tourism resources in their locality or region.

15 projects are benefitting this year, including Foynes Flying Boat Museum to revamp its Boeing 314 Flying Boat replica and Monaghan County Museum for exhibition cases for the museum's new site at the Peace Campus, Monaghan.

Read more about the Regional Museum Exhibition Scheme here.