At a briefing day today for members of the Oireachtas, the Heritage Council will outline the impact of deep budget cuts on the heritage sector and made a call for increased state investment in heritage.
Get involved and promote Heritage Week in your County by becoming a County Ambassador.
The IMA are seeking papers in the Education & Outreach area for their Education & Outreach Forum which takes place in July.
The 100 objects app and e-book is a free gift from the government and is available now until 31st March. It is a beautiful and valuable resource.
The Joint Heritage European Programme (JHEP) has launched a Joint Research Call for Cultural Heritage Research. The Heritage Council, in partnership with the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, has allocated €100,000...
The Heritage Council wins Outstanding Leadership Award at the Industrial Heritage Association Awards.
Over the past weekend many of us were saddened to learn of the death of Dr Billy Colfer. Billy was a member of the Heritage Council from 2005 – 2010.
A great new website has been set up at www.podcasts.ie which delivers high-quality, free audio content from Irish writers of poetry, prose and song as well as radio documentaries and story telling about Irish culture, heritage...
This is a 9 month internship under the Jobbridge scheme. The intern will work in the Cathedral's Education Department, whose primary purpose is to encourage learning in and about Saint Patricks.
The Fulbright Commission of Ireland is seeking expressions of interest from Irish institutions to bring a Fulbright Specialist to their institution for two to six weeks.
The Heritage Council, in partnership with the Dept. of Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht, has allocated €100,000 towards this call for cultural heritage research projects.
A beautiful new website has been set up by the Wicklow Heritage Forum. Set up as an online community heritage archive, the site will store and showcase Wicklow's rich natural, built and cultural heritage. This is an open access...
CHARISMA is calling for applications for transnational access to top museum and research facilities under the projects ARCHLAB, FIXLAB and MOLAB.
National Library of Ireland and the RDS Library bring their shared histories to life with the launch of an exciting online exhibition for Library Ireland Week.
The Museum Assistant will be the first person to meet visitors to Glasnevin Museum. The Museum Assistant will provide a professional, friendly and courteous service to all patrons.
Did you know ... that Dublin algebra helped to land a man on the Moon?! That an Irish physicist shared the Nobel Prize for splitting the atom? These are just some of the many Irish inventions and discoveries featured in two, new...
Supported by the Heritage Council, the Ireland Reaching Out (Ireland XO) programme is an award-winning national community programme that works with parishes across Ireland connecting them with their diaspora worldwide.
The Irish Air Corps Museum and Heritage Project has presented over 1,000 primary source historical documents regarding the beginning and early evolution of Irish military aviation to the Military Archives of Ireland.
The trip will take place between Nov. 6th–16th 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts & Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Up to 10 relevant policy makers, artistic directors, educators, financiers, & community art organisers from Ireland & N. Ireland...
The UNESCO-Aschberg Bursaries for Artists Programme has the pleasure to announce the 2013 call for applications. The Programme promotes the mobility of young artists through art residencies abroad. This call is open to creative...
St Patrick’s Cathedral recently launched a new scheme called 'Passport to Family Learning' which allows FREE entry to a number of heritage sites around Dublin this summer.
The Chester Beatty Library is now accepting applications for the 2012/13 Conservation Internship,
The Centre reopens from the 1st April 2012 and will be open 7 days per week until 30th September 2012.
Members with specific expertise in and professional knowledge of either archaeology or historic buildings are being sought.
National Heritage Week 2012 takes place nationwide from the 18th – 26th August and event registration will commence mid-April so now is the time to plan what it is you’d like to do to take part in the week.
The Country Life Museum and the Linenhall Arts Centre are asking people to share their memories of May Day celebrations.
Lismore Castle Arts re-opens for the 2012 season on Saturday 31st March with an extensive programme of exhibitions and events.
www.irishphotoarchive.ie has been built from an archive of over 2.6 million images dating from 1952. Many significant characters visited Ireland over the years and those, along with images of day-to-day Irish life, make the...
Rhino horn has been stolen from exhibits in a number of museums over the last year. They will be replaced by replica horns.
The Annual Conference of the Irish Museums Association took place in the Strand Hotel, Limerick, courtesy of the Hunt Museum on 24-26 February 2012. The theme of the conference was Rising to the Challenge.
Congratulations to Donegal County Museum, Farmleigh and the GAA Museum who have been awarded full accreditation by the Heritage Council under the Museum Standards Programme for Ireland.
10th June 2011: The Heritage Council is delighted to announce its continued support for the conservation internship programme, run in partnership with the Chester Beatty Library, the National Gallery of Ireland, the National...
The Heritage Council has run the Museum Standards Programme for Ireland since 2006. There are currently 50 institutions taking part. A review of the Programme is taking place to inform its future development.
Presentations from April 13th event now available to download.
The Museum Standards Programme for Ireland
Launch of www.iar.ie
Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Co. Louth.
On June 8, 2010, at an event in the Coach House, Dublin Castle, five museums were awarded Interim Accreditation in the Heritage Council's Museum Standards Programme for Ireland. The GAA Museum, Cavan County Museum, County Museum...
The Heritage Council of Ireland and the National Library of Ireland
The Irish Antique Dealers Association (IADA) are delighted to announce the launch of a €10,000 Bursary.
The First Irish Global Musicians - Seven Pioneers of the 19th Century
The Heritage Council has invited six more museums to join the MSPI.
€3,000 award in the form of a travel / study bursary intends to celebrate the skills set of individual conservators.
The Heritage Council recognises the importance of the conservation sector in preserving and caring for the national heritage; and is seeking applications for its 2009 Conservation Award.
The Museum Awards aim to highlight and celebrate the achievements of museums and collections, together with their curators and staff, as they strive to care for and protect our heritage.
The European Museum of the Year Award, organised by the European Museum Forum, has celebrated its 32nd year with a Presentation Ceremony and associated activities based at various venues in Bursa, Turkey hosted by Bursa...