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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....


Creative Ireland Programme Extended

10 Dec 2022

Community and inclusion prioritised by Government as it extends Creative Ireland for another 5 years...


New Director appointed at National Library of Ireland

9 Dec 2022

The National Library of Ireland has announced the appointment of Dr Audrey Whitty to the role of Director....


Shared Island Initiative Report 2022 – Action on a Shared Future

5 Dec 2022

Shared Island Initiative Report 2022 – Action on a Shared Future sets out the second year of the Shared Island Initiative, published 5 December 2022....

Sectoral issues

NEMO Report on museums and climate change

29 Nov 2022

The Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO) has published this report, based on data from 578 museums from 38 European countries, reflecting the status quo of European museums in the climate crisis....

Call for overarching approach to cultural sectors in NI

1 Nov 2022

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey launched ‘A Way Forward’, a proposal for a co-design approach to developing a strategy for Cultural, Arts & Heritage in NI....


Approval for ten new biodiversity officers to bolster local action for nature

27 Oct 2022

Ten local authorities to appoint biodiversity officers....

Sectoral issues

NEMO mapping of museums in the energy crisis

27 Oct 2022

NEMO is collecting information about the situation for museums in the current energy crisis and the ever-increasing costs. The data can be explored in an interactive map....


National Museum of Ireland welcomes new board members

18 Oct 2022

Four new appointments to the board of the National Museum of Ireland have been announced by the Minister for of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin....