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Little Museum of Dublin allocated over €1million from Fáilte Ireland

25 Aug 2022

Fáilte Ireland has announced (23 August) the award of funding of €1.03million under their Grant Scheme for Large Tourism Projects to the Little Museum of Dublin....


ICOM announces new museum definition

25 Aug 2022

The ICOM Extraordinary General Assembly has approved a new museum definition., recognising the importance of inclusivity, community participation and sustainability....


National Museum of Ireland's Natural History Museum reopens

10 Aug 2022

Following a two-year closure for renovations, the Natural History Museum in Dublin has now reopened its ground floor exhibitions....


New Director appointed at National Gallery of Ireland

4 Aug 2022

Dr Caroline Campbell to become the first female Director in the National Gallery of Ireland (NGI)’s 158 year history...

Awards & Bursaries

Thirteen museums celebrated in Museum Standards Programme for Ireland Awards

14 Jul 2022

13 museums were celebrated at a ceremony in Kilkenny Castle yesterday, 13 July 2022, having achieved official accreditation under the Heritage Council’s Museum Standards Programme for Ireland (MSPI)....


The Irish Museums Association (IMA) welcomes two new board members

11 Jul 2022

We are delighted to announce that Danielle O’Donovan and Savina Donohoe have been appointed as new board members....


Launch of Photo Museum Ireland

28 Jun 2022

Gallery of Photography Ireland, founded in 1978, is establishing Ireland’s first permanent museum for contemporary photography as Photo Museum Ireland, reflecting the significant evolution of its remit....


New ENUMERATE Self Assessment Tool

20 Jun 2022

Developed by the inDICEs project, can be used by the museum sector to get tailored recommendations, resources and, eventually, data visualisations and insights about their organisation’s digital transformation....


Funding Allocated to IMMA and Crawford Art Gallery to Expand Collection

20 Jun 2022

New funding to acquire contemporary artworks for the National Collection, in new media and on pressing issues including climate change, diversity and global migration....