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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....


Creative Ireland Programme Extended

10 Dec 2022

Community and inclusion prioritised by Government as it extends Creative Ireland for another 5 years...


ICOM publishes two proposed museum definitions

8 Jun 2022

A final decision will taken at the ICOM conference in August in Prague, following the publication of two proposed museum definitions and subsequent vote on the proposals by the Chairs of ICOM Committees last month (May)....


Local Authority Museums Network launches new Strategic Plan

5 Apr 2022

The Local Authority Museums Network has today launched Reimagining the Past for the Future, the network's new strategy plan 2022-2026....


Heritage Ireland 2030

24 Feb 2022

Heritage Ireland 2030, Ireland’s new national heritage plan, has been approved by the Irish Government....


Creative Ireland Programme to be extended until 2027

14 Feb 2022

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD has announced the Government’s decision in principle to extend the Creative Ireland Programme until 2027....


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....


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....


Culture 2025

16 Jan 2020

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