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A video published last night to mark the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising has been criticised for not including any mention of the uprising or o(...)

Minister Heather Humphreys: expressed concern at how the Data Protection Commissioner handled the issue relating to her department’s genealogy site. Photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Heritage Heather Humphreys admonished the Data Protection Commissioner for comments made to the press after that office ordered her depar(...)

The board of the National Library of Ireland has warned that it will have to reduce services and will not be able to play a full part in the Decade of(...)

Minister of State Simon Harris, Minister for Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys and National Museum director Raghnall Ó Floinn on Thursday. Photograph: Frank Miller

The National Museum of Ireland cannot afford the enhanced security recommended to protect its collection, the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Ga(...)

Director of the National Museum of Ireland, Raghnall Ó Floinn emailed staff this morning saying the board had taken no decisions on the introduction of entry charges or closure of facilities in its four museums. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

The Board of the National Museum of Ireland (NMI) has said it is considering a number of options to address serious funding challenges.In a statement (...)

National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History at Collins Barracks. Oireachtas approval would be needed to introduce charges here and at the National Museum’s three other constituent museums. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

The National Museum of Ireland was last night considering radical proposals to deal with a funding crisis, including closing of some of its sites from(...)

Minister of State Aodhán Ó Riordáin, An Post chief executive Donal Connell, Minister for Heritage Heather Humphreys and Minister for Communications Alex White on the site of  the GPO interpretative centre. Photograph: Julien Behal.

Work will begin next month on the General Post Office (GPO) interpretative centre, the centrepiece for the Easter Rising centenary commemorations. Co(...)

Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

There will be “zero change” in spending on the arts as a result of Budget 2015, according to the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltach t. The (...)

New plan ‘would instantly and severely undermine the gallery’s ability to raise funds and confidence, willingness of donors/patrons to give funds’. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The National Gallery has warned its perceived independence could be compromised and its fundraising hit by plans to change the method by which it r(...)

Not all modern materials are suitable for period residences. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

With an autumn chill entering the air, “Old Shouldn’t Mean Cold” is a timely lecture by Grade One conservation architect Paul Arnold who authored t(...)