South Tipperary County Museum has been recognised for high standards in the management of the museum, care of collections and visitor services by the Heritage Council under the Museum Standards Programme for Ireland.
Along with the Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Kerry County Museum, Drogheda Museum Millmount, Cavan County Museum it has been awarded full accreditation.
These museums will now join 43 other museums nationwide that have been recognised for high standards under the Programme.
It was praised by assessors because it is an exceptionally innovative, active and outgoing institution with excellent modern permanent display galleries and an ambitious and high-achieving educational programme. The Museum also operates an excellent conservation programme. It is well regarded in its county and region and is noteworthy for its co-operative strategy with other arts and heritage groups or local authority officers.
Yours Michael Starrett,
Heritage Council CEO