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Developments

Irish Wake Museum opens in Waterford

22 Jun 2023

The Irish Wake Museum is the latest in the Waterford Treasures collective of Museums at Waterford’s Viking Triangle, opened on 16 June 2023....

Awards & Bursaries

Museum of Literature Ireland (MoLI) wins Europa Nostra Award

15 Jun 2023

MoLI has won a prestigious European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Award in the Citizen’s Engagement and Awareness Raising category....

Developments

Monaghan County Museum prepares for Peace Campus move

4 May 2023

Monaghan County Museum will close at its current home on Hill Street on International Museums Day, May 18th this year, in preparation for the move to the new Museum At The Peace Campus in early 2024...

Collections

Works from Ulster Bank’s Art Collection gifted to the National Gallery of Ireland

16 Apr 2023

The National Gallery of Ireland has today announced the acquisition of 78 works from the Ulster Bank art collection....

Sectoral issues

Young People's Assemblies, National Museum of Ireland.

31 Mar 2023

The National Museum of Ireland held two Young People’s Assemblies on 30 and 31 March 2023, to seek to identify and address the key concerns and issues for young people in Ireland....

Policies

Launch of new Creative Ireland Creative Youth Plan

31 Mar 2023

The Irish Government has approved the new Creative Youth Plan for the period 2023-2027, launched on Tuesday 28th March, to further embed creativity into the centre of the lives of Ireland’s young people....

Publications

2023 Decade of Centenaries Programme launched

27 Mar 2023

The Irish Government has published (23 March) the programme of events for the final year of the Decade of Centenaries, presenting a range of engaging and accessible commemorative initiatives and projects....

Funding

Tax relief measures extended for Museums across UK

21 Mar 2023

Tax relief measures to support Museums, Galleries Theatres and Orchestras across the UK will remain in place for an further two years, from April 2023....

Advocacy

Ulster Folk Museum closes 17 March due to Strike action

18 Mar 2023

NI Public Sector Alliance union members at National Museums NI joined strike action in relation to the Northern Ireland Civil Service Pay Dispute on 17 March....