Deputy Jackie Cahill welcomes full accreditation for the Thomas MacDonagh Museum, which has been awarded today under the Museum Standards Programme for Ireland by The Heritage Council.
Speaking on this today Deputy Jackie Cahill said: “I am delighted with the news today that the Thomas MacDonagh Museum in Cloughjordan has been awarded full museum status. This is a monumental achievement for the Cloughjordan Heritage Group and the Cloughjordan Community Development Committee who have dedicated years of hard work towards this significant accreditation.”
“This is recognition of the work of those volunteers and the people of Cloughjordan and beyond. This community has created such a unique and welcoming space for both locals and tourists, and I am glad to see that being officially recognised today” he continued.
“The Thomas MacDonagh Museum has really shown its strength and ability to adapt and overcome in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. I want to congratulate all those involved; they are a credit to themselves, their community, and the County of Tipperary. This a celebration of hard work and the history of Cloughjordan and I look forward to seeing what community of Cloughjordan and the Thomas MacDonagh Museum have in store” he concluded.