Museums and Archive News
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Proposals are invited from companies to provide enhanced visitor experiences at OPW sites nationwide.
100 great stories about Offaly's Heritage. Did you know? . . one of Ireland’s last public hangings took place at Tullamore Gaol . . Croghan Hill is a volcano . . .a U.S. president is descended from a Moneygall shoemaker. Read...
The IMA have issued a call for papers for the IMA Annual Conference in Waterford, on Friday 21 February 2014. The overall theme is 'Museums and Memory: Challenging Histories'.
Grants will initially focus on new work on castles such as architectural and geophysical surveys or scientific tests such as radio-carbon dating as well as projects to enhance the general public’s understanding of castles such as...
The Dublinia Heritage Project is a combined training and work experience course. It is eleven months in duration, with thirty training places available. The participants are trained to become tour guides and benefit from work...
Ireland’s first crowd-sourced humanities project, The Letters of 1916: Creating History, aims to create a large scale digital collection of letters written for the six months before and after the Easter Rising.
St John's Parish Heritage group, Co. Roscommon won the Heritage Award for their work on the Rindoon Project as part of the Tidy Towns Awards.
National Heritage Week 2013 which takes place nationwide from 17th – 25th August 2013, looks set to reach a record total of 1700 events this year, the majority of which will be FREE to attend
Eleven of Ireland’s museums were today recognised for high standards in the management of the museum, care of collections and visitor services under the Museum Standards Programme for Ireland.
The Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate in World Heritage Conservation are part-time, online, distance learning courses.
The Century Ireland project is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago. It's published on a fortnightly basis, beginning in May 2013.
A new Heritage Plan for County Monaghan by Monaghan County Council was launched recently by Conor Newman, Heritage Council Chairman and Monaghan Mayor Cllr. Hugh McElvaney.
In the year of The Gathering, people are encouraged to get involved in National Heritage Week 2013 by organising an event in their community and showcase their local natural and cultural heritage
Congratulations to the Old Library in Trinity College Dublin; Pearse Museum OPW in St. Enda’s Park Rathfarnham; and Castletown House OPW in Co. Kildare who were today awarded full accreditation by the Heritage Council under the...