Mayo museums

  • Two museums in Mayo will receive grants totalling €8,000 under the Regional Museum Exhibitions Scheme, which provides funding support for local and regional museums.

    Minister Michael Ring has announced that €4,500 has been allocated to the Michael Davitt Museum in Straide, for an exhibition, talks and outreach programme on land wars.

    Knock Museum will receive €3,500 for an exhibit to enhance the museum's exhibition.

    The funding is part of a total allocation of €138,000 for 22 museums across the country announced by the Minister for Heritage, Culture and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan.