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ICOM publishes two proposed museum definitions

8 Jun 2022

A final decision will taken at the ICOM conference in August in Prague, following the publication of two proposed museum definitions and subsequent vote on the proposals by the Chairs of ICOM Committees last month (May)....

Awards & Bursaries

Four recipients awarded under the IMT-IMA research and development grant

18 May 2022

We are pleased to announce the recipients of our small Research and Development Grant, funded by the Irish Museums Trust (IMT) and administered in partnership with the IMA. ...

Sectoral issues

Statement by Dr Fedir Androshchuk, Director, National Museum of the History of Ukraine, Kyiv

11 Apr 2022

Communication by Dr Fedir Androshchuk, as read by Raghnall Ó Floinn (former Director, NMI) at IMEC Conference on 8 April 2022...


Local Authority Museums Network launches new Strategic Plan

5 Apr 2022

The Local Authority Museums Network has today launched Reimagining the Past for the Future, the network's new strategy plan 2022-2026....


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....

Sectoral issues

Update to ICOM Code of Ethics for Museums

21 Mar 2022

The ICOM Ethics Committee (ETHCOM) has issued two new standards relating to Accessioning and Fundraising that complement the ICOM Code of Ethics for Museums....


Support actions, Museums and Cultural Organisations in Ukraine

21 Mar 2022

Links to initiatives and support actions organised by museums and cultural heritage organisations in support of Ukraine...


Heritage Ireland 2030

24 Feb 2022

Heritage Ireland 2030, Ireland’s new national heritage plan, has been approved by the Irish Government....


Statistics on engagement in culture, arts and sport, NI's council areas 2020

16 Feb 2022

The Department for Communities (Northern Ireland) has published survey results showing the levels of adult engagement in culture, arts and sport across the Northern Ireland's local government districts, 2020....