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Detailed design phase for redevelopment of the National Museum of Ireland - Natural History to commence

11 Jan 2023

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, has announced approval for the commencement of the design phase of the National Museum of Ireland - Natural History redevelopment project....


Nano Nagle Place appoints new CEO

11 Jan 2023

John Smith has been appointed as the new CEO of Nano Nagle Place, Cork, winner of the Council of Europe Museum Prize 2022....


Amgueddfa Cyrmu - Museum Wales' Director General steps down.

9 Jan 2023

David Anderson will step down from his role as Director General of Amgueddfa Cymru - Museum Wales in April this year, having led the organisation since 2010....


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....