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Board of Carlow County Museum

If you are looking for an Application form or Council Document you will find them in the All Publications section of this website

The Museum Board.

Carlow County Museum first opened to the public on afternoon of Sunday 2nd December in 1973 on College Street. The Museum was founded and operated by the ‘Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society’ (CHAS),then called the ‘Old Carlow Society’. They operated the Museum for nearly thirty years until 2002 when Carlow Town Council took over the operations of the Museum and working in partnership with CHAS it undertook the re-development of the Museum.

In 2005 to maintain and develop the partnership the Board of Carlow County Museum was established. The Board consists of seven members, three Members of Carlow County Council, three representatives of the Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society (CHAS) and a County Manager’s nominee. The Curator of Carlow County Museum acts as Secretary to the Board.

The Chairperson is chosen from the three Members of the Town Council and the three CHAS representatives. As agreed the position of Chairperson alternates on an annual basis between the Members of the Town Council and the CHAS representatives. The present members of the Board are: Cllr. Anne Ahern; Cllr. Fergal Browne, Cllr. Walter Lacey, Mr. Gary Hughes, Mr. Martin Nevin, Mrs Noreen Whelan and Eoin Lyng.

Carlow County Museum & Carlow Tourist Office,
College Street,
Carlow Town,
Co. Carlow, Ireland
Tel: 059 – 9131554
Email: museum@carlowcoco.ie

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