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Funding

UK Government announces £1.57 billion investment package for cultural, arts and heritage institutions

6 Jul 2020

The UK's Government has announced emergency grants and loans package to protect the future of museums, galleries, theatres, independent cinemas, heritage sites and music venues....

Funding

Crawford Art Gallery to receive funding for commemorative exhibitions

2 Jul 2020

Crawford Art Gallery is to receive funding of €102,000 for two commemorative exhibitions under the Decade of Centenaries 2012-2023 programme for 2020....

New cabinet appointments, Irish Government

1 Jul 2020

The Irish Government announces a new cabinet with new Ministers for Culture, for Heritage and for the Office of Public works....

Developments

Interactive map: Reopening museums across Ireland

26 Jun 2020

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

Awards & BursariesResearch

Green light for project investigating cross-border museum activity in Ireland

17 Jun 2020

The IMA and Ulster University announce the recipient of the Northern Bridge Consortium Collaborative Doctoral Award ‘The EU and the museum: an investigation of cross-border museum activity in Ireland’...

Funding

Irish Government to allocate €25M extra Covid support for Arts & Culture

16 Jun 2020

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar and Minister for Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan have announced €25 million in extra supports to help the Arts and Culture sector recover from the Covid19 Emergency....

PublicationsCOVID-19

ICOM Report on Museums and Covid-19

29 May 2020

ICOM have shared the report from the global survey to analyse the impact of lockdown due to the COVID-19 outbreak, an analysis of approximately 1,600 responses in 107 countries collected between 7 April and 7 May 2020....

Awards & Bursaries

Seven museums awarded MSPI accreditation

18 May 2020

The CEO of the Heritage Council of Ireland, Virginia Teehan, has announced MSPI accreditation for seven museums and maintenance of accreditation for a further four....

Sectoral issues

Planning for reopening

1 May 2020

As museums prepare to exit lockdown, we share information and guidelines for Irish Museums to assist you in planning for reopening....