County Museum wins professional standards certification at Kilkenny Castle

County Museum wins professional standards certification at Kilkenny Castle

  • Cathaoirleach Cllr Keelan accepts accreditation on behalf of CMD and LCC.
  • [15TH July]: Louth County Council are proud to haverenewed their museum maintenance accreditation for the County Museum Dundalk (CMD), accepted on their behalf by Cathaoirleach Cllr Conor Keelan on Wednesday 13th July in Kilkenny Castle. Established by the Heritage Council, the Museum’s Standards Programme for Ireland (MSPI) certificate, aims to benchmark and drive professional standards in care for collections across Irish museums and galleries.
  • Brian Walsh, Curator at the County Museum, Dundalk, said: “In this museum, we are exceptionally proud of the wide range of quality items we have on display. They allow us to illustrate the lives of our parents, grandparents, and those who came before us.  This is an extremely rewarding aspect of our work and we look to every opportunity to share these tales with our visitors – in-person and through social media. Our ability to maintain our existing standards despite the effects of the pandemic is a testament to the hard work that occurs behind the scenes between management and staff, and we are immensely proud of this accomplishment.” Louth County Council wishes to remind citizens that the County Museum is open for the public to enjoy.(ENDs)