As part of Europeana’s Europe at Work season, the Hunt Museum, Limerick, Ireland, and partners have been exploring the role of the Shannon Hydro-Electric Scheme. The team involved in engaging audiences onsite and online during COVID-19 discuss their approach and the importance of sharing stories of Europe’s industrial heritage.
With public events in 2020 largely cancelled, public engagement events have been difficult. We speak with partners in Ireland who have been working on projects collecting stories from the public during the pandemic.
In this post, we look at the work carried out under the Europeana Common Culture project to investigate best practice for aggregating 3D content to Europeana and develop a functional application to support 3D aggregation.
September only means one thing for the Wikimedia community, and that is Wiki Loves Monuments! In this post, Rebecca O’Neill, Project Coordinator for Wikimedia Community Ireland, reflects on the competition’s influence in Ireland and how to take part.
In our ‘Professionals in Focus’ series, we speak to our Councillors about their roles, working lives and plans for their time on the Members Council. This month Killian Downing discusses the importance of open access, his work with cultural heritage professionals in Ireland, and his involvement with Europeana communities.
In an abridged post from the online journal EuropeanaTech Insight, we explore how data from the 3D-ICONS project in Ireland has continued to be used even after the end of the project, by Anthony Corns and Robert Shaw from The Discovery Programme, Centre for Archaeology and Innovation in Ireland.