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ACE to publish guidelines on restitution and repatriation

23 Jan 2020

Arts Council England intends to provide new guidance on the topics of restitution and repatriation in UK museums and galleries....

Policies

New Minister for Communities, Northern Ireland

16 Jan 2020

Deirdre Hargey was appointed Northern Irish Minister for Communities at the formation of the executive on 11 January 2020....

Policies

Culture 2025

16 Jan 2020

The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Has Published Culture 2025 – A National Cultural Policy Framework...

Publications

Museums Facing Extinction - report

15 Jan 2020

We Are Museums and EIT Climate-KIC held a 'Museums Facing Extinction' pilot event (21-24 Nov 2019, Futurium, Berlin) resulting in a series of articles that delve into the effect of this meeting....

Conference

IMA Annual Conference 2020, 21-22 February, Dean Crowe Theatre, Athone

19 Dec 2019

Join colleagues from across the Irish Museum Sector at our annual conference to network, share knowledge and expertise, and influence the development of the sector....

Awards

EMYA 2021 open for applications

10 Dec 2019

The European Museum of the Year Awards (EMYA) 2021 are now open for applications....

Awards

NMI Country Life wins Sandford Award.

21 Nov 2019

The National Museum of Ireland - Country Life at Turlough Park, Castlebar, has won a prestigious Sandford Award for excellence in heritage education, an award held continuously by the museum since 2004....

Awards

Director of Waterford Treasures honoured by the Norwegian Crown

13 Nov 2019

The director of Waterford Treasures, Eamonn McEneaney, has been appointed Officer (Knight First Grade) of The Royal Norwegian Order of Merit, in reward for outstanding service in the interest of Norway....

Developments

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....